World Bee Day A2

A2, B1 Level English Reading Lesson World Bee Day

This is a free A2 pre-intermediate level English reading lesson about World Bee Day. It includes the reading and reading comprehension exercises in 3 different formats together with the answer keys and explanations.

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

World Bee Day

A2, B1 Level English Reading Lesson World Bee Day

World Bee Day is on May 20th every year. This day is for bees and their importance. Bees help us by making honey. They also help plants grow. Plants need bees to make fruits and vegetables.

Many people do not know this. World Bee Day reminds us to protect bees. Without bees, we will have less food. Bees face many dangers. Pesticides and pollution are bad for them. Loss of habitat also hurts bees.

We can help bees in simple ways. Plant flowers in your garden. Do not use harmful sprays. Learn about bees and tell others. Every small action helps bees stay safe. Celebrate World Bee Day and help protect our bees.

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General Level: A2.7

Vocabulary: A2.7

Verb Form: A1.7

Clause: A1.4

Wordlist

face    VERB    B1    1

Definition (En):

  1. the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    n. the general outward appearance of something
    n. the striking or working surface of an implement
    n. a part of a person that is used to refer to a person

 

habitat    NOUN    B2    1

Definition (En):

  1. the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs

 

loss    NOUN    B1    1

Definition (En):

  1. something that is lost
    n. gradual decline in amount or activity
    n. the act of losing someone or something
    n. the disadvantage that results from losing something

 

pesticide    NOUN    B2    1

Definition (En):

  1. a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)

 

remind    VERB    B1    1

Definition (En):

  1. put in the mind of someone

Phrases and Idioms

Lemma

Sentences

learn about (someone or something)

·  Learn about bees and tell others.

plant (something) in (something else)

·  Plant flowers in your garden.

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True / False

  1. World Bee Day is celebrated in June.

 

  1. Bees are important for making honey and helping plants grow.

 

  1. Without bees, we will have more food.

 

  1. Pesticides and pollution are harmful to bees.

 

  1. Bees are safe from losing their habitat.

 

  1. Planting flowers is one way to help bees.

 

  1. Using harmful sprays is good for the bees.

Multiple Choice

1)     Why is World Bee Day important?

a)     To sell honey

b)     To have a big party

c)     To show how important bees are

d)     To play with bees

 

2)     How do bees help us?

a)     By making honey and helping plants grow

b)     By scaring people

c)     By making loud noises

d)     By eating other insects

 

3)     What happens if we do not have bees?

a)     We will have less food

b)     The weather will get hotter

c)     There will be more birds

d)     The sky will turn blue

 

4)     What dangers do bees face?

a)     Too much water

b)     Too much sun

c)     Loud noises

d)     Pesticides, pollution, and loss of habitat

 

5)     How can we help bees?

a)     By catching them

b)     By planting flowers and not using harmful sprays

c)     By feeding them meat

d)     By keeping them inside

 

6)     Why should we learn about bees and tell others?

a)     To help keep bees safe

b)     To become a scientist

c)     To win a prize

d)     To teach bees to fly

 

7)     What should we do to celebrate World Bee Day?

a)     Catch bees and keep them

b)     Make loud noises

c)     Help protect bees

d)     Paint our houses green

 

Short Answer Questions

  1. Why is World Bee Day important?

 

  1. What dangers do bees face?

 

  1. How can we help bees?

 

  1. What happens if we do not protect bees?

 

  1. When is World Bee Day celebrated?
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True / False Answers

1.

Answer: False

Explanation: World Bee Day is celebrated in May, not June.

Answer location: “World Bee Day is on May 20th every year.”

 

2.

Answer: True

Explanation: Bees make honey and help plants by aiding their growth.

Answer location: “Bees help us by making honey. They also help plants grow.”

 

3.

Answer: False

Explanation: Without bees, we will have less food, not more.

Answer location: “Without bees, we will have less food.”

 

4.

Answer: True

Explanation: Pesticides and pollution are some of the dangers bees face.

Answer location: “Bees face many dangers. Pesticides and pollution are bad for them.”

 

5.

Answer: False

Explanation: Bees are hurt by losing their habitat.

Answer location: “Loss of habitat also hurts bees.”

 

6.

Answer: True

Explanation: Planting flowers in the garden helps bees.

Answer location: “We can help bees in simple ways. Plant flowers in your garden.”

 

7.

Answer: False

Explanation: Using harmful sprays is not good for the bees.

Answer location: “Do not use harmful sprays.”

Multiple Choice Answers

1.

Answer: C

Explanation: World Bee Day is to show how important bees are to us and the environment.

Answer location: “World Bee Day is on May 20th every year. This day is for bees and their importance.”

 

2.

Answer: A

Explanation: Bees make honey and also help plants grow.

Answer location: “Bees help us by making honey. They also help plants grow.”

 

3.

Answer: A

Explanation: Without bees, we will have less food to eat.

Answer location: “Without bees, we will have less food.”

 

4.

Answer: D

Explanation: Pesticides, pollution, and loss of habitat are dangers to bees.

Answer location: “Bees face many dangers. Pesticides and pollution are bad for them. Loss of habitat also hurts bees.”

 

5.

Answer: B

Explanation: We can help bees by planting flowers and not using harmful sprays.

Answer location: “We can help bees in simple ways. Plant flowers in your garden. Do not use harmful sprays.”

 

6.

Answer: A

Explanation: By learning about bees and telling others, we help keep bees safe.

Answer location: “Learn about bees and tell others. Every small action helps bees stay safe.”

 

7.

Answer: C

Explanation: We should help protect bees to celebrate World Bee Day.

Answer location: “Celebrate World Bee Day and help protect our bees.”

Short Answer Answers

1.

Answer: Bees help us by making honey and helping plants grow.

Explanation: The text explains the important roles bees play in making honey and helping plants grow, which is why World Bee Day is important.

Answer location: “This day is for bees and their importance. Bees help us by making honey. They also help plants grow. Plants need bees to make fruits and vegetables.”

 

2.

Answer: Pesticides, pollution, and loss of habitat.

Explanation: The text lists pesticides, pollution, and loss of habitat as dangers faced by bees.

Answer location: “Bees face many dangers. Pesticides and pollution are bad for them. Loss of habitat also hurts bees.”

 

3.

Answer: Plant flowers, do not use harmful sprays, and learn about bees.

Explanation: The text suggests planting flowers, avoiding harmful sprays, learning about bees, and telling others as ways to help bees.

Answer location: “We can help bees in simple ways. Plant flowers in your garden. Do not use harmful sprays. Learn about bees and tell others.”

 

4.

Answer: We will have less food.

Explanation: The text directly states that without bees, we will have less food.

Answer location: “Without bees, we will have less food.”

 

5.

Answer: On may 20th.

Explanation: The text states that World Bee Day is celebrated every year on May 20th.

Answer location: “World Bee Day is on May 20th every year.”

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