93 bastille day

Bastille Day

Holidays & Events
  • Int
  • 1–1.5 hours
  • 5

Bastille Day is the term English-speaking nations use for France’s national holiday (La Fête Nationale). This lesson includes a reading about the history of the storming of Bastille and the events leading up to the French Revolution.

Lesson Audio
Lesson Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • listening with gap-fill
Vocabulary
  • storm
  • fortify
  • monarchy
  • clergy
  • nobility
  • commoner
  • veto power
  • revolt
  • constitution
  • medieval
Grammar
  • monarch vs. monarchy