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Bastille Day

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.

Vocabulary
  • storm
  • fortify
  • monarchy
  • clergy
  • nobility
  • commoner
  • veto power
  • revolt
  • constitution
  • medieval
Grammar
  • monarch vs. monarchy
Printable Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • listening with gap-fill
Digital Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review (Multiple-Choice)
  • Grammar Review(Reference)
  • Grammar Practice(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion (Reference)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)