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Reading about Bonfire Night


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UNIT: Reading

TASK: Multiple choice

PURPOSE: Develop reading comprehension

LEVEL: Upper Intermediate


This free worksheet is designed for ESL/EFL classrooms and provides information on the origin and customs of Bonfire Night festival, also known as Guy Fawkes Night. The text is rater long but written at accessible language. The second page of the worksheet provides twelve multiple choice questions in order to check students’ reading comprehension. The answers are provided on a separate page.

The same text and set of questions can be used as a listening activity:

Bonfire Night: Listening

To support these activities, you might consider pre-teaching or recapping target vocabulary, using a corresponding worksheet:

Bonfire Night: Vocabulary

Another supporting activity offered by ESOL Worksheets deals with using irregular verbs:

Bonfire Night: Irregular Verbs

Working on all the activities, mentioned above, students would benefit from having a set of picture prompts available:

Bonfire Night Images

Have more ideas on applying this worksheet in an ESOL / ESL / EFL / TEFL classroom? Share your vision with us – leave your comment and/or suggestion below!

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