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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...
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Now, make your New Year Resolutions. And remember... You can use the future tense for your Resolutions: I WILL DO my homework every day
“ New Year Festivities” For the 3 rd Cycle of Primary Education. By Rosa Mª Rodríguez Romero DNI: 78034623Q NRP: S59778034623