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Herne the Hunter
Do you believe in ghosts? Watch these video clips about a legendary ghost known as Herne the Hunter, then try and answer the questions.

You can see the text and vocabulary of the video clips by clicking the link below.

  Windsor Herne's ghost?
Answer the questions     Watch the video
         
1:  Which statement is most accurate?     Video for Question 1play video
Shakespeare invented the story of Herne     Windsor forest
Herne was married to a happy Windsor woman  
Herne used to work in Windsor Forest  
Herne wrote plays  
     
2:  Which statement is most accurate?     Video for Question 2play video
Windsor Forest has completely disappeared     Park
Royalty still like to hunt in Windsor Great Park  
There are no deer left in the park  
Windsor Forest used to be very big  
     
3:  What happened to Herne?     Video for Question 3play video
He killed himself     Grant
He was executed for poaching  
He was killed by a stag  
He was killed by a hunter  
     
4:  What happened to Herne's Oak?     Video for Question 4play video
It's still there     View of park
It was destroyed by bad weather  
It was destroyed by a king  
No one really knows  
     
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