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93 bastille day

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.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1–1.5 hours
  • 5 pages
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
Tasks

Launch

Due

Answer Key

  • Warm-Up

  • Vocabulary Preview A

  • Vocabulary Preview B

  • Read & Listen

  • Comprehension

  • Vocabulary Review

  • Grammar Review

  • Grammar Practice

  • Discussion

  • Listen & Type