Actueel lesmateriaal voor lesmethodes Engels van Malmberg

Welkom op de blogspot Engels van uitgeverij Malmberg voor gebruikers van All right!, Realtime en Of Course! U vindt hier actuele video's voorzien van opdrachten, voor verschillende vaardigheden en op verschillende ERK-niveaus. Leuk én leerzaam om de les mee te beginnen of af te sluiten!
Daarnaast maakt Malmberg verschillende keren per jaar een actuele leesopdracht voor Engels, afwisselend op niveau A2, B1 en B2. U vindt ze hier.

donderdag 24 maart 2016

April Fools

It’s almost April 1st. In English, this day is called April Fools’s Day. Watch the video to find out more.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • prank - play tricks or jokes on someone
  • origins - the time and place where something begins
  • Julian calendar - the calendar established by Julius Caesar in 46 Before Christ
  • get the memo - to receive a specific piece of information; to know what’s up
  • fool - a stupid or silly person
  • butt of the joke - a person who is made fun of, a person who is the target of jokers
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. What was the first day of the year on the Julian calendar?

  2. What happened in 1582?

  3. Who became known as the so-called April fools?

  4. What pranks will you play this April Fools’ Day? Swap tips with your classmates. In English of course!