Reading Practice

Read the article below about names in different countries. Then answer the questions.

Names around the world

Different names are common in different countries. For example, Julia and Alexander are very popular in Germany. Isabel and Carlos are popular in Spain. Here are some other names that are common in different countries.

Japan Ireland Norway Canada
Female Ayaka Chloe Ingrid Louise
Male Takumi Conor Andreas Samuel


Answer the questions below:

What is a common…

1. German name for a boy?

2. Japanese name for a girl?

3. Irish name for a girl?

4. Canadian name for a boy?

Practice your reading

Look at the article again. Which names do you like?