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Lesson 3 Weddings bridegroom bride
The ways of taking the bride to the place where they celebrate their wedding?
what about Wedding Location( in China or in western countries In a hotel
an ancestral shrine
in a church Prince William Catherine : Do you know their vows ( ? Watch a vedio
I, William Arthur Philip Louis, take thee, Catherine Elizabeth to my wedded wife, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse: for richer, for poorer; in sickness and in health; to love and to cherish, till death us do part, according to God's holy law; and thereto I give thee my troth..
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wedding reception wedding ceremony
wedding rings wedding invitations
bouquet There's a belief that the person who catches the bride's bouquet will be the next to marry. :.
Listen to the tape and try to finish the T or F
1. Even if you dont receive an invitation yourself, you can go to the wedding reception. 2. The reception is before the wedding ceremony. 3. Guests usually give money as a present. True or false
1. Even if you dont receive an invitation yourself, you can go to the wedding reception with your friend. 2. The reception is before the wedding ceremony. 3. Guests usually give money as a present. True or false F T T
What to do: What not to do: You can go to the wedding without an invitation. You ought not to go to the ceremony without asking first. You can attend the reception after the ceremony. You ought to put money into the box at the entrance of the reception. You dont have to contribute a lot of money. You cant drink alcohol at the wedding reception. Indonesian weddings
Greek Weddings the famous Greek circle dance
Read through the passage,and try to finish theTrue or False 1.In Greek wedding, the bridegrooms best man should go with the couple to the church. 2.The crowns on the head of the couple are made of gold. 3. During the reception, guests throw dishes on the floors just for fun. F T F
Greek Weddings Before the weddings, the___________ has to ask the brides father _______his daughters hand in _________. During the wedding, the ______ _______should help put flower crowns on the _____ of the couple. The crowns are ______ by a long silk ribbon, which is a symbol of a _______ and _____ life for the couple. After the ceremony, guests can attend the wedding _________ and throw ______ on the floor and put _______ to the brides dress for ____ ____. bridegroom for marriage bestman head linked longhappy reception dishes money good luck
Chinese wedding traditions Chinese wedding traditions
The traditional Chinese marriage usually involves 6 necessary procedures The main 6 necessary procedures of the wedding match-making Engagement betrothal presents meeting the bride three bows and drinking wedlock wine
Chinese Wedding Traditions What is the main color of weddings in China? Red is the Color of Weddings in China It signifies love and joy e.g. wedding gown shoes package quilt pillow door curtain
Chinese Wedding Customs food Chinese date peanut longan chestnut early birth of a healthy baby
Their hair needs to be combed three times and each has a special meaning The first combing symbolizes: from beginning till the end. The second combing symbolizes: harmony from now till old age. The third combing symbolizes: sons and grandsons all over the place. The whole action also symbolizes the adulthood of the couple. Chinese Wedding Customs Combing Hair
Chinese Wedding Customs Crying marriage Meaning to thank Parents for raising her up
Kick the curtain of the sedan chair Purpose to kicked off the brides pride
Stride the fire pan Purpose To clear evil force
three worships worship the heavens and the earth worship the grooms ancestors and parents worship each other
Red package After that, the superiors will give them red packages with monetary gifts and wish them well.
The grooms family will then give a feast( for the friends and relatives to celebrate the wedding.
teasing the bride and the bridegroom on wedding night
cross-cupped wine All In One never to be separated
Can you tell us the differences between Chinese traditional weddings and Western weddings? Please discuss with your partner. Wedding Location Wedding Dress Wedding ceremony wedding reception eg:In China, …… In Western country, …
HomeworkHomework Write eight sentences giving advice to a foreigner who is going to a wedding in your town /city.