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NEW WORDS Divide the words into 3 categories: Thanksgiving Day, roast turkey,trick, pumpkin pie, knock, New Year, dress up, celebrate, decorate, St. Patricks Day, sweet potatoes, Christmas, give, St. Valentines Day, pudding, sign, Halloween, sweets, chocolate. CELEBRATIONS Holidays Special food Special activities
THANKSGIVING DAY. CHRISTMAS. READ In November in America there is a great holiday –Thanksgiving Day. Families come together for the day.They decorate the houses with autumn fruits and flowers and eat traditional American food:roast turkey, pumpkin pie and sweet potatoes. 2.On the 25-th of December there is the greatest holiday in England- Christmas. People give each other presents and send Christmas cards. Presents for children are there in the stockings. The traditional English dinner on Christmas Day is roast turkey and Christmas pudding. TRUE OR FALSE 1. Thanksgiving Day is in December. 2. They usually eat meat and porridge on Thanksgiving Day. 3. They decorate the houses with a New Year Tree on this day. 4. Christmas is on the 23-rd of December. 5.The traditional English dinner on Christmas is roast turkey and pudding.
NEW YEAR. ST. VALENTINES DAY. It is fun to see the New year in. People celebrate this holiday on December,31. People decorate the New Year Tree. There is a lot of dancing and eating. The 14-th of February is St.Valentines Day. People buy or make Valentine cards and send them to people they love. They dont sign their cards- you must guess who sent the cards to you.
Answer the questions 1.When do people celebrate the New Year? 2. What do they decorate? 3. What do people do on St.Valentines Day? 4. Why dont they sign the cards on St. Valentines Day?
ST.PATRICKS DAY. HALLOWEEN The 17-th of March is a national holiday in Ireland-St.Patricks Day.People send greeting cards. On that day people wear green because it is one of the national colours of Ireland and the sign of spring. On the 31-st of October in Great Britain there is a nice holiday for children – Halloween. People put pumpkins on the window- sills. They draw eyes,noses and mouths on the pumpkins and put candles into them. Children dress up in funny clothes. They go from house to house and sayTrick or treat. People give then sweets, fruit, cakes, cookies or money.
Finish the sentences 1.A national holiday in Ireland is… 2.People wear green on this holiday because… 3.A nice holiday for children Halloween is on… 4. They go from house to house and say…
DO YOU KNOW? What holidays do people in our country celebrate on.. August, 30 October, 25 December, 16 March, 22 January, 7 December, 31 What holidays do English people celebrate on… January, 1 February, 14 March, 17 October, 31 November December, 25
T E S T 1. On this day people usually visit their friends. There is a lot of dancing and eating. 2. On this day people send cards to their friends, parents and relatives. People put trees in their rooms and decorate them with toys. 3. People send cards to people they love. They shouldnt write their names on the cards. Those who get them must guess who sent them. 4. On this day children put pumpkins on the window-sills and dress as ghosts on this day. 5. It a national holiday in Ireland. People wear green because its the national colour of this country. 6. This is a great holiday in America. People decorate the houses with autumn fruits and flowers and eat traditional American food: roast turkey and pumpkin pie. a) St. Patricks Day b) Halloween c) New Years Day d) St.Valentines Day e) Christmas f) Thanksgiving Day