Happy April Fools'!

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Listening — Intermediate Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. What makes France the possible birthplace of April Fools' Day?

  2. Who were considered fools back then?

  3. The celebration of April Fools' can be likened to the ancient   .

  4. Which country is popularly know to throw flour as a prank during April Fools'?

  5. Which among the countries below have a specific time dedicated only to pranks and joke telling?

  6.   pulled a prank on April Fools' by telling the public that a former president of the US will run for election.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. What are other popular tricks people play on April Fool's Day?

  2. Do you have the same tradition in your country?

  3. Do you play tricks on April 1st?

  4. Have you ever been tricked on April 1st?

  5. How would you feel if you were being fooled by your family or dearest friends?

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      • (evolved) to change or develop slowly often into a better, more complex, or more advanced state
      • an act that is meant to trick or deceive people
      • (launched) to begin something
      • having or showing no mercy : very cruel or harsh
      • a practical joke
      • the act or process of improving something or someone by removing or correcting faults, problems, etc.
      • a newspaper that has pages about half the size of an ordinary newspaper and that typically contains many photographs and stories about famous people and other less serious news items


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