Plan of the party Listen to the story about the holiday Play a game Tell a scared story Draw a picture
Hey, hey, for Halloween! When the witches shall be seen, Some in black, and some in green, Hey, hey, for Halloween!
You should be very careful on the night of October 31. This is the night when witches and ghosts come out! witch – ведьма ghost – приведение
Halloween is the most famous of witches festivals. They ride on brooms through the midnight air to meet with the Devil. Black cats, their best friends, usually accompany them. Halloween – канун дня всех святых to ride – ездить (на) midnight – полночь; midnight air – непроглядная тьма to accompany – сопровождать
Poor cold ghosts come out of the lonely woods and fields and warm themselves in peoples houses. lonely – одинокий, глухой
Ghosts and witches are not the only ones who come out at Halloween. From their hiding places come hundreds of demons, skeletons, goblins and other supernatural creatures. hiding place – тайное укрытие, убежище goblin – гоблин supernatural – сверхъестественный creature - существо, создание
Children in the US, Great Britain and Ireland like Halloween very much.
In the weeks before October 31, they decorate the windows of their houses and schools with pictures of witches, black cats and bats. bat – летучая мышь
They make lanterns out of pumpkins. They are called jack-o-lanterns. Black and orange are traditional Halloween colours. On October 31, children dress up as ghosts and witches, skeletons and Draculas, and have noisy parties. lantern – фонарь pumpkin – тыква jack-o-lantern – фонарь из тыквы Dracula - Дракула
Sometimes they go to the peoples houses and ring at the door, shoutingTrick or treat. The person who opens the door must give the children a treat – some sweets or cookies. If not, the children play a trick on them. For example, they can throw flour at the window or draw a funny picture on the door. Halloween parties are great fun. Trick or treat! – Угощай или мы тебя проучим! to play a trick – сыграть шутку, напакостить flour - мука