Read the passage and match the paragraphs with the pictures in Activity 1. A BC
Read Para1 and answer questions. 1) Is Christmas very important in China? 2) Does Spring Festival happen on the same day every year? 3) When does Spring Festival come? No, not very important. No, it doesnt. It comes in January or February.
Read ParaA and find out the things they do before Spring Festival. A Q: Why is Li Shans mother cleaning the house? Because she wants to sweep away bad luck.
Read ParaB and find out the things they do on Spring Festivals Eve. B have a traditional family dinner eat jiaozi– a kind of dumpling watch a special TV programme Spring Festival Gala Evening
Read ParaC and find out the things they do on Lunar New Years Day. C Q: What does a hongbao mean ? It means lucky money.
Read the passage after the tape and pay attention to the pronunciation of the new words.
Christmas February January before sweep away luck table celebrate n. prep. …… n. v. Words and expressions Read and circle.
traditional dumpling programme sweater coat mean lucky merry Merry Christmas! adj. n. n. ( ) n. v. adj. ! Words and expressions ;
celebrate dumpling few luck mean programme sweep away traditional Complete the passage with the correct form of the words and expression from the box. We (1)_______ Spring Festival in January. A (2)____ days before Spring Festival we clean our homes and (3)__________ all the bad (4)____. In the evening before Spring Festival we have a big family dinner. We eat lots of (5)__________ food, such as jiaozia kind of (6)________. We usually watch a special (7)__________ on television, and parents usually give their children a hongbao. It (8) ______ lucky monkey. celebrate few sweep away luck traditional dumpling programme means
Suppose 2013 Spring Festival is coming in a week. Your family is getting ready for it. Please write an email to your pen friend, Jack to tell him about the traditions of Spring Festival and what your family are doing now. 2013 Jack
Dear Jack, How is everything going? I am very happy because 2013 Spring Festival is coming soon. Best wishes! Yours
1. Read the passage. 2. Practise the vocabulary. 3. Practise Present continuous. 4. Complete the email.