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  • 1. Verónica González Espejo IES Pedro Espinosa (Antequera, Málaga)
  • 2. ORIGINS
    • Halloween has its origins in the ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain.
    • The festival of Samhain is a celebration of the end of the harvest season in Gaelic culture, and is sometimes regarded as the "Celtic New Year."
    • The ancient Gaels believed that on October 31, now known as Halloween, the boundary between the living and the deceased dissolved, and the dead become dangerous for the living by causing problems such as sickness or damaged crops.
  • 3. WHERE IS IT CELEBRATED ?
    • In Europe, Halloween is celebrated principally in United Kingdom, Ireland and France, though also it is started celebrating in Spain and Italy.
    • In USA, Halloween is a tradition, waited all the year round.
  • 4. WHAT DO PEOPLE DO ON HOLIDAY ?
    • People dresses in scary costumes.
    • The people play to trick-or-treating, they do costumes parties, they read scary stories, they watch horror movies and they carve some pumpkins.
  • 5. HALLOWEEN SUPERSTITIONS
    • Ringing a bell scares evil spirits away.
    • If you see a spider on this night, it could be the spirit of a dead loved one who is watching you.
    • To meet a witch, put your clothes on inside out and walk backwards on Halloween night.
    • If you slice an apple through the equator and then eat it by candlelight before a mirror, your future spouse will appear over your shoulder.
  • 6. FACTS ABOUT HALLOWEEN
    • The term Halloween is shortened from All Hallows' Even
    • Halloween is always celebrated on 31 October.
    • Halloween is one of the oldest celebrations in the world, dating back over 2000 years to the time of the Celts who lived in Britain.
    • It is thought that the colours orange and black became Halloween colours because orange is associated with harvests and black is associated with death.
  • 7. HALLOWEEN COSTUMES
    • Halloween costumes are traditionally those of monsters such as ghosts, skeletons, witches, and devils.
    • Costumes are also based on themes other than traditional horror, such as those of characters from television shows, movies, and other pop culture icons.
  • 8. HALLOWEEN VOCABULARY
    • ghost
    • costume
    • pumpkin
    • carve
    • witch
    • goblin
    • bat
    • potion
    • zombie
    • vampire
    • haunted
    • spider
    • scary
    • skeleton
    • mask
    • mummy
    • broom
    • ghoul

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