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Saturday, April 10, 2010

All Fools Day

Here is some interesting information about All Fools Day, or April Fools Day in Britain.

Listen to the spokesman and share your answers in the comments section:


  1. What's this day for?
  2. How long has this day been celebrated?
  3. When did one of the most famous tricks take place?
  4. Where was it published?









Say if these statementes are true or false:

  1. Panorama included a report about the problems facing spaghetti farmers in Switzerland.
  2. Many people apparently accepted the documentary at face value.
  3. The Panorama report was a spoof.
  4. Since then, newspapers haven't published spoof stories again.
Vocabulary:

Here are some of the words expressed int the presentation:
mischief, at face value, urn
  • Do we have a similar celebration? If so, when is it?
  • Do you take part in it?
  • What anecdotes can you share with us?

9 comments:

Josué Ghiso said...

*All Fools Day is a day to play tricks on people
*Is the 50th aniversary of one of the most famous April's Fool Day tricks
*It was in 1956
*It was published in a program called Panorama

TRUE OF FALSE:
*Panorama included a report about the problems facing spaghetti farmers in Switzerland(T)
*Many people apparently accepted the documentary at face value. (T)
*The Panorama report was a spoof. (T)
*Since then, newspapers haven't published spoof stories again.(F)

*We have a similar day called "Día de los Inocentes".
*Definitively it's impossible to avoid taking part of this day, it tempts me haha.
*I have so many anecdotes of tricks in this day to share, it's just they're all soo long!

bimbo said...

1_this day is for tell people same not true
2_50 years ago
3_1957 did the mos famous tricks
4_published in panorama

true or false
1_false
2_true
3_true
4_true

Anonymous said...

*To people believe things that is not true
*50th anniversary.
*in 1957
*Panorama included a report

1.F
2.T
3.T
4.F

*I dont'know if wi celebrate this day.
*I'd like toy part in.
*Abaout this mmm.. nothing xD

Luis Quiroz

Anonymous said...

*To people believe things that is not true
*50th anniversary.
*in 1957
*Panorama included a report

1.False
2.True
3.True
4.False

*I dont'know if wi celebrate this day.
*maybe yes :)
*I don't have anithing to share

Alan maldonado

Yamila said...

1) Today is the first of April, the first of April is traditionally called All Fools Day. It is a day for michief , or playing tricks on people and for getting people to believe things which are not true
2) Today is the 50 Anniversary of one of the most famous April Fools Day tricks.

3) It was 1957, BBC television had a weekly documentary programme called Panorama

Panorama included a report about the problems facing spaghetti farmers in Switzerland. (T)
Many people apparently accepted the documentary at face value. (T)
The Panorama report was a spoof. (T)
Since then, newspapers haven't published spoof stories again.
(F)
We haven't a similar celebration

Lucía aguilera said...

1. What's this day for?
Today is the first of April. This day is traditionally called all fools day.

2. How long has this day been celebrated?
Since 1957.

3. When did one of the most famous tricks take place?
50 years ago.

4. Where was it published?
In switzerland.

Lucía Villán said...

1. What's this day for?
This day is for playing tricks on people, unforgetting people to believe this wich are not true

2. How long has this day been celebrated?
For 50 years

3. When did one of the most famous tricks take place?
In 1957

4. Where was it published?

Marina Alfonso said...

Excellent work. Congratulations!

Marina

Nahuel said...

1. What's this day for?
April Fools' Day is a day celebrated in various countries on April 1

2. How long has this day been celebrated?
50 years ago.

3. When did one of the most famous tricks take place? In 1956


4. Where was it published?
In panorama