Sunday, 4 May 2014

BRITISH FESTIVALS


BRITISH FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL DAYS


 What do you know about British festivals? Let's have fun and learn about them! Search the Web to find the answers to the questions below.

Once you have answered them, don't forget to do the big task.


QUESTIONS

1.-What is a bank holiday? ______________________________________________________________

2.- Name five traditional holidays in Britain. _____________________________
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3.-Who are the patron saints of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland?
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4.-Who was St.George?
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5.-How do the English celebrate St.George's Day?
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6.- Halloween:
a)When is Halloween celebrated? _____________________________________
b)What's a Jack-o-lantern? __________________________________________
c)What's "Trick or Treat"? __________________________________________

7.- Christmas:
a)How do the British celebrate Christmas Eve? ____________________________
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b)Name four traditional foods or meals eaten at Christmas.____________________
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c)What's a Christmas cracker? ________________________________________
d) And a carol? _____________________________________________________

8.- Pancake Day:
a)When is it? ______________________________________
b)What's a pancake? _________________________________________________
c)How is it made? ___________________________________________________

9
.- Easter:
a)What kind of cake is traditionally eaten on Good Friday? _____________________
b)What does it symbolize? _____________________________________________
c)What's an Easter egg? ______________________________________________

10.- Valentine´s Day:
a)When is it celebrated? ___________________________________________
b)What season traditionally begins on this date? _________________________
c)How do we celebrate this day?______________________________________

THE BIG QUESTION:

Make a poster with information, photographs and illustrations about British festivals. Get ready to show it and tell the class about it. 


LINKS YOU CAN USE:


Ø  FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL DAYS IN BRITAIN
Ø  HALLOWEEN
Ø  EASTER
Ø  CHRISTMAS

1 comment:

  1. Hello Marisol.
    I have already given a tour of the English blog.
    By Iván C

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