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  • 1. New Year Festivities
  • 2. 1 WHEN? 2 3 4 TRADITION VOCABULARY ACTIVITIES
  • 3. WHEN? On the evening of December 31 st
  • 4. TRADITION: In Scotland the name for New Year’s Eve is “Hogmanay”. After midnight people visit their friends and they take a present –a piece of coal-. Why??? Because traditionally the first visitor of the year must carry coal into the house. This is “First footing”. It brings good luck...
  • 5. In Britain a lot of people make a New Year Resolutions on the evening of December 31st. For example: “ I will clean my shoes every day” But there is a problem! Most of the people forget their New Year Resolutions on January 2nd.
  • 6. VOCABULARY: New Year’s Eve: Is the last day of the year, on December 31st. Midnight: Is twelve o’clock in the middle of the night. Coal: Is a hard black substance that is extracted from the ground and burned.
  • 7. First Footing: Is the first person who arrives at a place. Resolutions: When you make a resolution you decide to try very hard to do something.
  • 8. ACTIVITIES: 1 a) b) c) a) b) c) 2 In Scotland the name for “New Year’s Eve” is... Gonmanay Hogmanay Topmanay Traditionally in Scotland the first visitor of the year must carry... Goal Bowl Coal
  • 9. 3 4 a) b) c) a) b) c) What do people in Britain on the New Year’s Eve? New Year Resolutions A fantastic dinner A New Year party New Year’s Eve is... At December 31st In December 31st On December 31st
  • 10. Now, make your New Year Resolutions. And remember... You can use the future tense for your Resolutions: I WILL DO my homework every day
  • 11. “ New Year Festivities” For the 3 rd Cycle of Primary Education. By Rosa Mª Rodríguez Romero DNI: 78034623Q NRP: S59778034623