Gap Fill


  • Choose the correct word from the drop-down menus below.
  • Click the button at the bottom to check your answers.
  • Press the "refresh" button on your browser to play again.

   chaos      confusion      consequences      cool      customers      each      elderly      everyone      first      important      jars      maker      nothing      price      promotion      queues      riot      scenes      spread      toast  
There have been crazy in supermarkets across France. Shoppers have been fighting and punching other to buy of the hazelnut Nutella. A nationwide chain of supermarkets cut the of it by 70 per cent. The supermarket Intermarché launched a on 950-gram jars of the sweet treat on January 25. The cost was slashed from €4.50 to €1.41. Long formed outside stores, but shoppers lost their in the aisles. A witness at one store described the . She told French media: "They fought like animals. A woman had her hair pulled, an lady had a cardboard box put on her head, and another woman had a bloody hand. It was terrible."

The of Nutella is an Italian company called Ferrero. It said it had to do with the discount. It tweeted: "The decision for the promotion was taken [only] by Intermarché." It added: "We condemn the of this operation, which created and disappointment among ." The supermarket has not commented on this story. An employee said: "It was crazy. It seemed like it was the day of sales. People just rushed in, shoving and breaking things." He added: "It was like a . We nearly called the police." A tweeter explained how Nutella is in France. She said: "French people eat it by the spoonful. I had it on for breakfast as a child."

Try the sentence jumble.

Back to the Nutella riots lesson.

Share this lesson

More Free Sites by Sean Banville

Online Activities