Video Length: 1:30
Updated on: 06/30/2023
Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.
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In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch and listen to a video about the history and celebrations of Bastille Day in France. It includes discussion, conversation, and vocabulary activities about Bastille Day and revolutions. Students then do some listening/viewing comprehension activities based on the video. The viewing follow-up includes some additional discussion, and pronunciation activities on non-rhotic and rhotic phonetics. There is an additional "Imaginary Medieval Story" writing/reading out loud pronunciation task, as well as a quiz & review and lesson reflection included.
July 14 is full of fireworks and celebrations across France, but what is Bastille Day all about?
Bastille Day (France), Traditions, Celebrations