Presentation on theme: "Level: Age 12~15/ Intermediate learners Content: Halloween vocabulary, Trick or Treat, Origin, Jack O’ Lantern Target: To have a general idea about Halloween."— Presentation transcript:
Level: Age 12~15/ Intermediate learners Content: Halloween vocabulary, Trick or Treat, Origin, Jack O’ Lantern Target: To have a general idea about Halloween and learn the words and culture through this lesson.
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One day, Jack invited the Devil to have a drink. When it’s time to pay, Jack convinced the Devil to change into a sixpence. Jack put the money in his pocket. The Devil could not change back. Jack asked the Devil not to bother him anymore. The Devil said “O.K” and Jack let him free. Next Halloween, Jack died and went to Hell. The Devil asked him to go away. It was dark and Jack couldn’t find his way. The devil gave Jack a burning coal and Jack put it into a pumpkin. He made this lantern to light his way. The story says Jack is still walking with the lantern to find a place to stay. Devil 惡魔 bother 打擾 Coal 煤 lantern 燈籠
Choose a correct answer: 1. ( ) Halloween is on (a) July 4 (b) Oct.31 (c) Feb. 14 2. ( ) We can make a “Jack O’ Lantern with (a) an apple (b) an orange (c) a pumpkin. 3. ( ) People usually give children ____ as a treat. (a) sweets (b) pencils (c) flowers 4. ( ) Children knock on people’s doors and shout (a) Merry Christmas (b) Trick or treat (c) Hallow. 5. ( ) Today, kids celebrate Halloween by dressing up as (a) workers (b) teachers (c) witches.