2 a poem Mama loves coffee Papa loves tea I love my teachers And my teachers love me
3 NEW WORDS CELEBRATIONS Holidays Special activities Special food Divide the words into 3 categories:Thanksgiving Day, roast turkey,trick, pumpkin pie, knock, New Year,dress up, celebrate, decorate, St. Patrick’s Day, sweet potatoes,Christmas, give, St. Valentine’s Day, pudding, sign, Hallowe’en,sweets, chocolate.CELEBRATIONSHolidaysSpecial foodSpecial activities
4 THANKSGIVING DAY. CHRISTMAS. READIn November in America there is a great holiday –Thanksgiving Day.Families come together for the day.They decorate the houses with autumn fruits and flowers and eat traditional American food:roast turkey, pumpkin pie and sweet potatoes.2.On the 25-th of December there is the greatest holiday in England- Christmas. People give each other presents and send Christmas cards. Presents for children are there in the stockings.The traditional English dinner on Christmas Day is roast turkey and Christmas pudding.TRUE OR FALSE1. Thanksgiving Day is in December.2. They usually eat meat and porridge onThanksgiving Day.3. They decorate the houses with a New Year Tree on this day.4. Christmas is on the 23-rd of December.5.The traditional English dinner on Christmas is roast turkey and pudding.
5 NEW YEAR. ST. VALENTINE’S DAY. It is fun to see the New year in.People celebrate this holiday on December,31.People decorate the New Year Tree. There is a lot of dancingand eating.The 14-th of February is St.Valentine’s Day.People buy or make Valentine cards and send them to people they love. They don’t sign their cards- you must guess who sent the cards to you.
6 Answer the questions 2. What do they decorate? 1 .When do people celebrate the New Year?2. What do they decorate?3. What do people do on St.Valentine’s Day?4. Why don’t they sign the cards on St. Valentine’s Day?
7 ST.PATRICK’S DAY. HALLOWE’EN On the 31-st of October in Great Britain there is a nice holiday for children – Halloween.People put pumpkins on the window-sills. They draw eyes,noses and mouths on the pumpkins and put candles into them.Children dress up in funny clothes. They go from house to house and say”Trick or treat”.People give then sweets, fruit, cakes, cookies or money.The 17-th of March is a national holiday in Ireland-St.Patrick’s Day.People send greeting cards.On that day people wear green because it is one of the national colours of Ireland and the sign of spring.
8 Finish the sentences 1.A national holiday in Ireland is… 2.People wear green on this holiday because…3.A nice holiday for children Halloween is on…4. They go from house to house and say…
9 DO YOU KNOW? What holidays do people in our country celebrate on.. August, 30October, 25December, 16March, 22January, 7December, 31What holidays do Englishpeople celebrate on…January, 1February, 14March, 17October, 31NovemberDecember, 25
10 T E S T a) St. Patrick’s Day b) Halloween c) New Year’s Day On this day people usually visit their friends. There is a lot of dancing and eating.On this day people send cardsto their friends, parents and relatives.People put trees in their rooms anddecorate them with toys.People send cards to people they love. They shouldn’t write their names on the cards.Those who get them must guess who sent them.On this day children put pumpkinson the window-sills and dress as ghosts on this day.It’ a national holiday in Ireland.People wear green because it’s the national colour of this country.This is a great holiday in America.People decorate the houses withautumn fruits and flowers and eat traditional American food: roast turkey and pumpkin pie.a) St. Patrick’s Dayb) Halloweenc) New Year’s Dayd) St.Valentine’s Daye) Christmasf) Thanksgiving Day