• How do you celebrate Christmas in your
• What is similar to the UK? What is different?
• Are there any British Christmas traditions
you’d like to try?
What’s in the stocking?
It must be…
It could be…
It might not be…
It can’t be…
• Do you think it’s…?
Taken from: http://hiveofactivities.wordpress.com/2013/12/03/whats-in-thestocking/
Match the jokes to the responses
Christmas speaking bingo
• Student A: choose a card and show it to your
• Others in the team: choose three words you think
they will say when discussing the question.
Content words, not grammar words!
• Student A: speak about the topic for 30 seconds.
Other students cross off words they hear.
Decorate your tree
Taken from: OUP Christmas Activities 2013
• What does each
show and how
• Which two
Adapted from: http://www.promo.oupe.es/christmascorner/
You walk into the living room. There is a
Christmas tree to the left of the fireplace. Above
the fireplace there are two stockings. On top of
the Christmas tree there is a star. There are
baubles on the Christmas tree. There are lots of
presents under the tree. There is a table in front
of the fireplace with cookies and milk for Santa
and a carrot for his reindeer.
• Put your paper on your head (lean on a book if
you need to)
• Listen to the text and draw what you hear.
Your paper must stay on your head!
• Compare your paper with your partner.
• Can you remember the text?