3Check your exercisesa. UK choose a best man and some bridesmaidsb. B buy a white dressc. B buy a ringd. B sing hymnse. B go on a honeymoonf. I buy presents for the guests
4g. B get a marriage licence h. UK the best man makes a speechi. UK have a party or disco in the eveningj. B book a restaurant/hotel for the receptionk. UK organise a stag/hen nightl. UK write “Just Married” on the couple’s car
5m.UK buy a present for the bride and groom n. B hire a chauffeur-driven caro. B get married in a registry office or churchp. B order a special cakeq. B the bride throws her bouquet to the female guestsr. I choose the witnesses
6Nowadays in the UK you can either get married in a church or in a 1 Nowadays in the UK you can either get married in a church or in a 1.registry office, but for both you have to get a marriage 2. licence
7Before the day of the wedding, the groom traditionally celebrates with his friends on his 3.stag night, while the bride goes out with her friends on a 4. hen night.
8The groom chooses a 5. Best man and the bride chooses bridesmaids to accompany them on the wedding day. The best man keeps the ring until the ceremony and the bridesmaids wear special dresses.
9The church ceremony is similar to an Italian one, but 6 The church ceremony is similar to an Italian one, but 6.hymns are always sung. When the couple comes out of the church, the bride throws her 7. bouquet in the air. They say that the woman who catches it will getmarried soon herself.
10The 8. reception after the wedding consists of lunch in a hotel or restaurant. Then there is usually a party with live music and dancing. The best man has to give a 9. speech during the reception.
11He tells funny stories about the groom’s life He tells funny stories about the groom’s life. After the reception, when the bride and groom leave to go on their 10. honeymoon, the guests often write “Just Married” on their car and tie cans and balloons to it.
12Special Occasions: Wedding Write about a typical Italian weddingWrite about the last wedding you went toWrite about the best wedding you went to and why it was so specialWrite about the worst wedding you went to and what happened
13Special Occasions: My Birthday When do you celebrate your birthday?Who do you celebrate it with?What do you usually do? How do you celebrate your birthday?What did you do your last birthday?What presents did you receive?What was the best present?What was the worst present?
14Special Occasions: My Birthday What are you going to do this year?Where are you going to celebrate it?Who are you going to celebrate it with?Are you going to do something different from other birthdays?If you have enough money, will you go some place special to celebrate it?