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Christmas in britain презентация
 

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    Christmas in britain презентация Christmas in britain презентация Presentation Transcript

    • Christmas in Britain
    • Christmas in Britain is one of the greatest holidays. It’s celebrated on the 25-th of December.
    • The origin of Christmas
      • The word Christmas comes from the name Christ and is the celebration of the birth of Jesus. In AD440 the Christian Church fixed a celebration date of December 25.
      • This abbreviation for Christmas is of Greek origin. The word for Christ in Greek is Xristos. That’s why people use this short form of the holiday.
      Xmas
    • Christmas traditions
      • In Great Britain people like to prepare for Chistmas. The y cook food, send Christmas cards, decorat e their houses and churches, prepare gifts . E veryone is busy even the children .
    • Christmas dinner
      • People in England cook a Christmas dinner for the family . T he traditional Christmas dinner consist s of fried potatoes with roast turkey, roast beef or goose ,sweet mince pies, a plum pudding .
    • Christmas Tree
      • The tradition to decorate Christmas Tree came from Germany in the 16th century. German people decorate d fir trees with roses, apples, candles and colored paper. The Christmas tree came to Britain in the 19th century.
    • Christmas trees
      • T he decorated and illuminated Christmas tree s were popular in England. E very year a big Christmas tree is decorated near the statue of Lord Nelson in Trafalgar Square in London .
    • Carol singing
      • On Christmas Eve carols are often sung by groups of singers walking from house to house. Caroling is one of the oldest customs in Great Britain.
    • Christmas cards
      • British people send a lot of Christmas cards to their friends and relatives.
      • Christmas cards can show religious pictures - Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus. Today, they often have jokes, winter pictures, Father Christmas.
    • Santa Claus
      • 'Father Christmas' (or 'Santa Claus') is the main symbol of Christmas . He is an old man with long white beard, red coat, and bag of toys. Children know that he brings them presents the night before Christmas. H e lives near the North Pole, and comes on a sledge pulled by reindeer.
    • Christmas stockings
      • Santa comes into houses down the chimney and places presents for the children in socks or bags by their beds or in front of the family Christmas tree.
      • That’s why children hang a stocking on the fireplace or on their bed for Father Christma s.
    • The Candy Cane
      • Candy cane is a symbol of Christmas, too.
    • Queen's Christmas Message
      • Every year the Queen makes a Christmas Message on Christmas Day afternoon.
    • Boxing day
      • Boxing Day is on December 26th. Nowadays dustmen, milkmen, or postmen get a present for a good service at Christmas time.
    • Christmas plants
      • Poinsettia , Mistletoe and Holly are Christmas plants.
      • Today Christmas is one of the most popular and favourite holidays in Britain
      Today Christmas is one of the most popular and favourite holidays in Britain
    • Merry Christmas!
    • Merry Christmas !