Guy Fawkes Night

Theme: Parliament, traditions

1. Which British traditions connected with Parliament and monarchy do you know?

Look at the photos below. What is Guy Fawkes Night?

2. Match the words on the left with their definitions on the right and check your answers using the key.

  • A conspirator
  • Prosecution
  • Execution
  • A plot
  • Spectacular
  • Gunpowder
  • An explosive powdered mixture now chiefly used in fuses and fireworks
  • A plotter
  • Conducting of legal proceedings against someone in respect of a criminal charge
  • Carrying out of a sentence of death on a condemned person
  • Plan made in secret by a group of people to do something illegal or harmful
  • Beautiful in a dramatic and eye-catching way