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Free English Reading Lesson - Summer Bucket List A2 B1 Level
This is a free A2 pre-intermediate level English reading lesson about summer activities, generated using Cathoven AI tools. It includes the reading and reading comprehension exercises in various formats together with the answer keys and explanations.

  1. True/False questions
  2. Multiple choice questions
  3. Short answer questions

Summer Bucket List

Free English Reading Lesson - Summer Bucket List A2 B1 Level

Summer is a great time for new experiences. First, you can go camping with friends or family. Enjoy nature and sleep under the stars. Be sure to bring warm clothes and a tent.

Next, try learning a new sport like swimming or cycling. It’s fun and keeps you active. Also, visit a beach and build sandcastles. Don’t forget to apply sunscreen.

Another idea is to visit a new city. Explore museums and eat local foods. Meeting new people can be very exciting.

Finally, why not start a small garden? Plant some flowers or vegetables. Seeing them grow is very rewarding.

These activities can make your summer special and memorable.

General Level: A2.3

Vocabulary: A2.2

Verb Form: A1.4

Clause: A1.4

Wordlist

explore    VERB    B1    1

Definition (En):

  1. travel to or penetrate into
    v. examine minutely
    v. examine (organs) for diagnostic purposes

 

memorable    ADJ    B2    1

Definition (En):

  1. worth remembering

 

reward    ADJ    B2    1

Definition (En):

  1. payment made in return for a service rendered
    n. an act performed to strengthen approved behavior
    n. the offer of money for helping to find a criminal or for returning lost property
    v. act or give recompense in recognition of someone’s behavior or actions

 

sunscreen    NOUN    B2    1

Definition (En):

  1. a cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn

 

tent    NOUN    B1    1

Definition (En):

  1. a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs)
    n. a web that resembles a tent or carpet

Phrases and Idioms

Lemma

Sentences

be sure to

 Be sure to bring warm clothes and a tent.

True / False

  1. Camping allows you to experience nature and sleep in the comfort of your home.

 

 

  1. Learning a new sport like swimming or cycling can be both enjoyable and beneficial for staying active.

 

 

  1. It is important to apply sunscreen when visiting a beach and building sandcastles.

 

 

  1. Exploring museums and trying local foods are suggested activities when visiting a new city.

 

 

  1. Starting a small garden only includes planting flowers.

 

 

  1. Summer activities suggested in the text are intended to make the season dull and boring.

 

 

  1. Meeting new people in a new city can add excitement to your visit.

 

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Short Answer Questions

  1. What two items are essential to bring when going camping?

 

 

  1. What are the benefits of learning a new sport during summer?

 

 

  1. What should you not forget when visiting a beach?

 

 

  1. What can make visiting a new city exciting?

 

 

  1. Why is starting a small garden during summer rewarding?

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Q. Write a short paragraph about three things you want to do this summer. Explain why you want to do each activity.

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True / False Answers

1.

Answer: False

Explanation: The text indicates that camping involves sleeping under the stars, not in the comfort of your home.

Answer location: “Enjoy nature and sleep under the stars.”

 

2.

Answer: True

Explanation: According to the text, learning a new sport can be fun and helps you stay active.

Answer location: “Next, try learning a new sport like swimming or cycling. It’s fun and keeps you active.”

 

3.

Answer: True

Explanation: The text advises applying sunscreen, especially when visiting a beach.

Answer location: “Don’t forget to apply sunscreen.”

 

4.

Answer: True

Explanation: The text suggests exploring museums and eating local foods as activities to do when visiting a new city.

Answer location: “Explore museums and eat local foods.”

 

5.

Answer: False

Explanation: The text mentions that you can plant both flowers and vegetables when starting a small garden.

Answer location: “Plant some flowers or vegetables.”

 

6.

Answer: False

Explanation: The text aims to make summer special and memorable, not dull and boring.

Answer location: “These activities can make your summer special and memorable.”

 

7.

Answer: True

Explanation: The text indicates that meeting new people during a visit to a new city can be very exciting.

Answer location: “Meeting new people can be very exciting.”

 

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Short Answer Answers

1.

Answer: Warm clothes and a tent.

Explanation: The text advises readers to bring specific items for a camping trip.

Answer location: “Be sure to bring warm clothes and a tent.”

 

2.

Answer: It’s fun and keeps you active.

Explanation: The text explains the positive outcomes of engaging in a new sport.

Answer location: “Next, try learning a new sport like swimming or cycling. It’s fun and keeps you active.”

 

3.

Answer: Apply sunscreen.

Explanation: The text provides a precautionary measure for beach visits.

Answer location: “Don’t forget to apply sunscreen.”

 

4.

Answer: Meeting new people.

Explanation: The text mentions the excitement of social interactions when exploring a new city.

Answer location: “Meeting new people can be very exciting.”

 

5.

Answer: Seeing them grow is very rewarding.

Explanation: The text highlights the gratification of nurturing a garden.

Answer location: “Seeing them grow is very rewarding.”

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