Robert Burns, or Rabbie Burns as the Scottish people call him, is Scotland's most famous poet. Every year on Burns' Night, Scottish people all over the world celebrate his birthday by reading his poems, eating haggis (a traditional Scottish meat dish) and drinking whisky. Many of his poems are in the Scots language and you will hear some in the video.
▶Task 1 - Robert Burns' life story
What order were the events mentioned in the video?
▶Task 2 - sentences with and, so, because, but
Match the beginnings and endings of the sentences about Robert Burns' life.
▶Task 3 - missing words
Look at Robert Burns' life story and put in the missing words.
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