The happiest country in the world

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LESSON OVERVIEW

The worksheet is based on an article about the happiest country (Finland) in the world and consists of various exercises.

B2 / Upper Intermediate30 minStandard LessonPremium Plan

DISCUSSION & READING

First, students get a list of countries and need to rank them according to how happy they think these countries are. You can ask them to explain their choice depending on how much time you can spend on the task. Then, they read a text about the happiest country in the world. Their task is to decide whether the given sentences are true or false.

READING & VOCABULARY

There is one more exercise connected with the text. First, students look at the highlighted words in the text and try to work out their meanings from the context. Next, they have to match the highlighted words from the text to the correct meanings we prepared. Finally, students write five questions with new words, and ask and answer them in pairs.

All that is based on the World Happiness Report that measures how happy the citizens of over 150 countries are.

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