April Fool's Day
In honor of April Fool's Day (April 1st), we talked about famous hoaxes and pranks in history this week.
Learners can try a story about April Fool's Day (mp3 and transcript). or the BBC story at 6 Minute English. For original version listening I highly recommend the RadioLab Story about Orson Welles' War of the Worlds. Or check out any of the videos at The Onion.
Don't forget to make time to practice some reading. Learners can try an activity about the History of April Fool's Day. For original version reading check out the Museum of Hoaxes or Can You Spot the April Fool's Gag?
Have you ever played a joke on someone? Have you ever created a hoax? If so, describe what happened and if not, invent your own hoax!