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Level 1

Match the Synonym!

 1. Cathedral A. Ruin
 2. Destroyed B. Right away.
 3. Priceless C. History worker.
 4. Immediately D. Church
 5. Historian E. Very special.

Answers:

  1. Cathedral = D. Church
  2. Destroyed = A. Ruin
  3. Priceless = E. Very special.
  4. Immediately = B. Right away.
  5. Historian = C. History worker

True or False?

1. Notre Dame is in London. False

2. Notre Dame is more than 800 years old. True

3. The Eiffel Tower gets more visitors than Notre Dame. False

4. The fire started near the roof. True

5. There is no money to fix the cathedral. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. Notre Dame is 856 years old.

2. It is an icon of France.

3. The fire started near the roof.

4. It took firefighters 15 hours.

5. It will help people fix the cathedral.

Listening and Vocabulary

Visitors Famous Fix
Historian Destroyed Cathedral
  1. Famous
  2. Visitors
  3. Cathedral
  4. Destroyed
  5. Fix
  6. Historian

 

Level 2

Match the Synonym!

 1. Cathedral  A. Symbol
 2. Icon  B. On a computer
 3. Extinguish  C. Church
 4. Digital  D. Light
 5. Laser  E. Put out

Answers:

  1. Cathedral = C. Church
  2. Icon = A. Symbol
  3. Extinguish = E. Put out
  4. Digital = B. On a compter
  5. Laser = D. Light

True or False?

1. Notre Dame is located in London. False

2. Notre Dame is less than 900 years old. True

3. The Eiffel Tower does not receive more visitors than Notre Dame per year. True

4. The cathedral has been having renovation work. True

5. There is no money to repair the cathedral. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. It is one of the most famous buildings.

2. It is an icon of France.

3. The fire started near the roof.

4. The cathedral roof was mostly made of wood.

5. Two French billionaires gave €300 million.

Listening and Vocabulary

Detail Firefighters Visitors
Famous Started Repair
  1. Famous
  2. Visitors
  3. Started
  4. Firefighters
  5. Repair
  6. Detail

 

Level 3

Match the Synonym!

1. Refurbishment A. After-effects
2. Commence B. Explanation
3. Aftermath C. Middle Ages
4. Monolithic D. Possibility
5. Medieval E. Renovation
6. Interpretation F. Utilise
7. Practicality G. Light
8. Implement H. Massive
9. Laser I. Begin

Answers:

  1. Refurbishment = E. Renovation
  2. Commence = I. Begin
  3. Aftermath = A. After-effects
  4. Monolothic = H. Massive
  5. Medieval = C. Middle Ages
  6. Interpretation = B. Explanation
  7. Practicality = D. Possibility
  8. Implement = F. Utilise
  9. Laser = G. Laser

True or False?

1. Notre Dame is the most famous cathedral in London.  False

2.  The fire was possibly caused by renovation work on the cathedral. True

3. Many people are thankful that the famous spire was saved.  False

4. The roof and spire were made steel. False

5. The two famous towers were saved by firefighters. True

6. More people visit Notre Dame annually than the Eiffel Tower. True

7. No money was donated for the repairs until 3 days after the fire. False

8. Experts have said it could take more than 10 years to completely reconstruct Notre Dame. True

9. France will host the 2024 Olympics.  True

10. Everyone agrees the cathedral should be reconstructed in the original medieval design. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. The fire began in the roof area of the cathedral.

2. The roof and spire were largely made of wood.

3. Firefighters were able to save the main structure.

4. President Macron has set a target of 5 years to rebuild.

5. There are people who want it to look exactly the same.

Listening and Vocabulary

Damage Accidentally Historian
Timeline Reconstruction Ambitious
Interpretation Estimated Architecture
  1. Accidentally
  2. Damage
  3. Architecture
  4. Reconstruction
  5. Estimated
  6. Ambitious
  7. Timeline
  8. Interpretation
  9. Historian