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BRITISH VERSION: APRIL FOOLS' for kids

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Task Description
Basic understanding with some scrambled sentences as well. A few multiple choice questions. The vocabulary is not very difficult. There is also a version in American English, that is a little bit more difficult to grasp.
Video details
Scene summary
Just a short sequence about how it all came about. The explanation is not very thorough but it is still enough. Note that there is also an American version that contradicts the English one as to the origins of the celebration.
Video length
2 minutes 47 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
General topic
Other pedagogical goals
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:Elementary schoolers
elementary-school
Elementary schoolers
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This resource does not contain any images, words or ideas that would upset a reasonable person in any culture.
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This resource is licensed by Stefanou under the Creative Commons Attribution License.
Upload date
30/03/2018
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
April Fools' Day is a...
very serious day!
day for fun and joy!
a dangerous day in the year!
a day exactly like the others!
2. Choose the correct options.
This video shows how April Fools' Day is celebrated in...
Canada!
Britain!
China!
The US
Brazil!
3. Choose the correct options.
There was an April Fool joke about what animals?
Lions!
Leopards!
Tigers!
Monkeys!
Penguins!
4. Unmix the sentence.
The
change
of
calendar
is
used
as
a
possible
explanation.
5. Unmix the sentence.
G
r
e
g
o
r
i
a
n
6. Unmix the sentence.
J
u
l
i
a
n
7. Choose the correct options.
When was New Year's Day celebrated before the change from Julian to Gregorian?
First of April
Second of March
Third of February
Ninth of December
8. Fill the gap.
It is okay to play pranks until
9. Choose the correct options.
Who DOES NOT play tricks on people?
Friends
Family members
The police
The media
Colleagues
10. Unmix the sentence.
Newspapers
and
magazines
publish
fake
news
just
for
fun.
11. Choose the correct options.
In what year was the Gregorian calendar adopted in the UK?
In 1789
in 1752
in 1582
12. Choose the correct options.
What is the BBC?
The British Broadcast Corporation
A group of jokers created on April Fools' Day
The Bangor Bagpipe Contest
13. Unmix the sentence.
The
story
was
about
flying
penguins
who
migrated
to
South
Africa
every
Summer.
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Stefanou is from/lives in France and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2015-10-05. Stefanou last logged in on 2023-01-27, and has shared 182 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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