Robert Burns, or Rabbie Burns as the Scottish people call him, is Scotland's most famous poet.

Every year on Burns' Night, (25th January) Scottish people all over the world celebrate his birthday by reading his poems, eating haggis (a traditional Scottish meat dish) and drinking whisky.

You are going to watch a video about the recently opened Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, in Alloway, Scotland. The director of the museum will give you a guided tour of his favourite sections. 

Watch only the tour of the first 3 sections of the museum (up to 5 mins 17 secs) and then do task 1. 

Tasks

Task 1 - a guided tour

Look at the things you can see or learn about in the museum. 

Task 2 - comprehension

Comments

  • Did you enjoy the guided tour? Would you like to visit the museum and learn more?
  • Does your country have a national poet or writer like Robert Burns? Tell us a little about them.