11 HalloweenOn October 31st people dress up as witches, ghosts, monsters and in other costumes. Children often go house to house to get candies. There are many scary decorations, including Jack O’ Lanterns made from pumpkins.
12 In Your Group:Plan a party for one of the 5 holidays which we have just talked about. Who will you invite? What activities will you have? What food and drinks will people enjoy?Chinese New YearChristmasValentines DayEasterHalloween
32 ThanksgivingThis autumn festival started out as a way to celebrate a good harvest of farmers’ crops. Nowadays its more about remembering things you are thankful for. Families gather together and eat a good meal, often turkey with pumpkin pie.
33 In Your Group:Decide which 3 holidays are your favourites and which 3 are your least favourite. Give reasons for your decision.Chinese New YearA BirthdayChristmasSt Patrick’s DayValentines DayMid-Autumn FestivalEasterApril Fools DayHalloweenDragon Boat FestivalMother’s DayNew Year’s EveFather’s DayThanksgivingChing Ming Festival
34 The EndI hope you liked talking about different festivals, holidays, & celebrations.Can you think of any others?Which ones do you like most? Why?