Its very important in China. Spring Festival Like Christmas, it happens every year. Module 10
Unit 2 My mothers cleaning our house and sweeping away bad luck. Are you getting ready for Spring Festival?
Do things … Lets talk: 1.What do people do before Spring Festival? clean house sweep the floor cook meals learn a dragon dance buy clothes …
What is she doing ? What are they doing ? She is making lanterns. They are learning a dragon dance. They are cleaning the house and sweeping the floor. She is cooking the meal. Lets say:
set off fireworks celebrate … have a big dinner eat jiaozi watch TV play cards Lets talk: 2.What do people do on Near Years Eve? the evening before Spring Festival Do things
Im watching the evening party. She is eating jiaozi. Lets say: What are they doing ? They are having a traditional family dinner. What are you doing ? What is she doing ? a kind of dumpling.
Lets talk: 3. What do people do during Spring Festival? Do things get a hongbao We always get a hongbao. It means lucky money She is wearing new clothes. wear new clothes visit uncles and aunts They are visiting uncles and aunts.
Read the passage and match the paragraphs with the pictures in Activity 1. Read and match:
Because she wants to sweep away bad luck. Having a traditional family dinner,eating jiaozi, watching a special programme on TV. P ara 2. Why does Mother clean the house? bring us good luck. Para3. How are they celebrating on Spring Festival evening? Para4. What are they wearing during Spring Festival? They are wearing new sweaters and coats. Para1.When is Spring Festival? It usually comes in February, but sometimes in January. Read and answer:
We (1)_______ Spring Festival in January. A (2)____ days before Spring Festival we clean our homes and (3)__________ all the bad (4)____. (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 ______ lucky monkey. celebrate few sweep away luck traditional dumpling programme means celebrate dumplings few luck mean programme sweep away traditional Complete the passage with the correct words and expression from the box.
Make a survey: work in groups of four. Namealwaysusuallyoftensometimes who gives you money Report: My name is…, I always get a hongbao from my parents… This is …,He /She often gets a hongbao from … How often do you get a hongbao during Spring Festival?
Hong Bao Free talk: How do you usually spend your lucky money?