April Fool’s Day: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

News outlets try to convince people that spaghetti trees are real, and companies promise ridiculous products like wooden toilet paper for a more memorable bathroom experience.

Those who forgot about the change and celebrated the New Year on the wrong day were called April fools and presumably laughed at by their more well-informed friends.

Comprehension questions

Additional resources

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