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Origins of April Fools' Day


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Origins of April Fools' Day

Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about the potential origins of April Fools' Day. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about April Fools' Day, jokes, and pranks. Students learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on a video quote, vocabulary context usage, and verbs from the video. The grammar activity features descriptive adjectives. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.


Lesson Notes
Video Length
1:19

Lesson Time
1–2 hrs.

Video Type

Lesson Activities
Speaking
April Fools' Day, Pranks, Humor
Viewing
The 3 Origin Theories, Short Answers
Vocabulary
Images, Parts of Speech, Prepositions, Multiple Choice, Context Usage
Grammar
Descriptive Adjectives
Additional
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

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