Podcast: Father’s Day

Holidays & Events: Father’s Day

Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June in many countries, including the US where it originated. In today’s podcast, English learners discover the history behind this day. They learn about Sonara Smart Dodd, the “Mother of Father’s Day,” and discuss how the roles of fathers have changed over the years.

This podcast is an audio preview of ESL Library’s ready-made Holiday & Events lesson about Father’s Day. This lesson comes with vocabulary review tasks, a reading, comprehension questions, pair work, and a listening gap-fill exercise. Students are also introduced to some fun expressions, such as “daddy daycare” and “daddy’s girl.”

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