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2 a Christmas tree a stocking bells sleigh Candles presents A star

3 Christmas day is a public. Families usually spend the day opening their with toys. The most meal is Christmas dinner. The typical dinner consists of turkey with potatoes and other vegetables. traditional food in Britain is Christmas cake. 1/2 holiday presents coloured important another holiday presents colouredimportant Another

4 Americans make special biscuits called Christmas cookies which they over the Christmas season. In Britain, the day of Christmas is Boxing Day and is also a public holiday. sports take place on Boxing Day. In the US there are special sales, there things can be bought, on the day after Christmas. 2/2 eat calleda lot of many cheaply eat called A lot of many cheaply

5 In this city a lot of people gather in Times Square, and watch the "Big Apple" fall in this city. The "Big Apple" isn't a real apple. It's a moving picture of an apple on the side of one buildings in Times Square. Every New Year's Eve during the last few seconds before midnight it starts to "fall" down the building, and when it gets to the bottom it's the start of the New Year. Madrid New York Moscow

6 In this country ousewives start cooking special food for New Year's Day and all the members of the family do a big cleaning up in this country. The idea is to get rid of the dirt-of the past year, and welcome the new. On the television or radio you can hear 108 bells. The 108th bell rings just a second before the midnight. The people say: "Happy New Year!" People eat the special food and drink rice wine during the meal. Japan Italy Canada

7 People call New Year's eve "Hogmanay". They visit their friends houses just after midnight on New Year's night. The first person who comes to your house brings you luck. At midnight when the clock begins to strike 12, the head of the family goes to the en­trance door, opens it wide and holds it until the last stroke. Then he shuts the door. He has let the old year out and let the New Year in. The USA Scotland India

8 This country is sometimes called “the upside down world”. It lies in the Southern Hemisphere. During the Christmas holidays people often sunbathe on the beach or swim and surf in the ocean. On the 31-st of December many people go to the country for the picnic. In January the temperature ranges from 20 to 30 C above zero or higher. Ireland Australia Egypt

9 In this country it can be dangerous to have a walk at night at the end of December. People usually throw the old things from the house through the window: broken cups and plates, old clothes and boots and sometimes different pieces of furniture, believe that on the New Year’s Eve the magician Befaniya comes to the houses through the chimney and put the presents for the children in their stocking or shoes. France Italy Germany

10 1. When do English people celebrate Christmas? 2. What do people decorate on Christmas? 3. What do usually people sing on Christmas? Christmas carols

11 4. What does Santa give the children? 5. Where does Santa put the presents ?



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