Hello boys and girls! In The UK and the USA people will celebrate Merry Christmas 24 December. Its a very great and happy holiday. Do you know how people in different countries celebrate Christmas? In The UK and the USA people will celebrate Merry Christmas 24 December. Its a very great and happy holiday. Do you know how people in different countries celebrate Christmas?
Choose the correct version: 1.In this city a lot of people gather in Times Square and watch the Big Apple fall. The Big Apple isnt a real apple. Its a moving picture of an apple on a side of one of the big buildings in Times Square. Every New Years Eve during the last few seconds before midnight it starts to fall down, and when it gets to the bottom its the start of the new year. Madrid, New York, Moscow 2.In this country housewives start to cook special food for the New Years Day and the members of the families do a big cleaning up. The idea is to get rid of the past year dirt, and welcome the new. On the television or on the radio you can hear 108 bells. The 108-th bell rings just a second before the midnight. The people say: Happy New Year! People eat the special food and drink rice wine during the meal. Japan, Italy, Canada Japan, Italy, Canada
3.This country is sometimes called the upside down world. It lies in the Southern Hemisphere. During the Christmas holidays people often sunbathe on the beach or swim and surf in the ocean. On the 31-st of December many people go to the country for the picnic. In January the temperature ranges from 20 to 30 C above zero or higher. Egypt, Ireland, Australia 4.In this country it can be dangerous to have a walk at night at the end of December. People usually throw the old things from the house through the window: broken cups and plates, old clothes and boots and sometimes different pieces of furniture, believe that on the New Years Eve the magician Befanya comes to the houses through the chimney and put the presents for the children in their stocking or shoes. France, Italy, Germany
What do you know about celebrating Christmas in other countries?