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(Updated on 23/03/2016)



History and Traditions :

  • Have You Ever 'Played the Fool?' - Text + Audio - 31 March 2018
    "It is April Fool’s Day so someone might play a practical joke on you -- a harmless trick for fun."


Vocabulary :

Listening :

  • A Day for Fools - Text + Audio + Video: BEST CLASSROOM APRIL FOOLS PRANK EVER - 1 April 2015
    "April Fools’ Day is celebrated in many countries around the world.
    In France, it’s called Poisson d’Avril or “Fish of April.”
    In Scotland, the holiday is often called “Gowkie Day.”
    In Iraq, it is called Kithbet Neesan or “April Lie.”
    In the U.S., it is a day of joking and playing tricks on friends."



Conversation questions :

INTERACTIVE exercises :

  • April Fools Day - Reading comprehension with an interactive exercise




Exercises TO PRINT :

  • April Fools' Day
    "Fill in each blank space with the correct response."
    ex : "Another word for "practical joke" is ... (prank/plank)."



Lesson plans :

  • April Fool - a lesson plan
    "This lesson gives students the opportunity to find out about what happens on April Fool’s Day, April 1st, in the UK. It’s the one day of the year when it’s acceptable to play jokes on your friends and colleagues. Many countries have their own equivalent of April Fool’s Day."


  • April Fool's Day - a lesson plan : Word Doc | PDF | MP3 Listening | Online Exercise

  • April Fools! - a lesson plan
    "Overview of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students reflect on their reactions to practical jokes. They discuss the social function and personal benefits of practical jokes by contrasting good jokes with bullying and harassment. Then, they create mock scenario proposals for a good-spirited prank television show episode."


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