Christmas

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Christmas

  1. 1. CHRISTMAS IN THE UK
  2. 2. How is Christmas celebrated in the UK? • There are lights and beautiful decorations in the shops and Christmas trees in the streets. • People buy and give presents, sing christmas carols and eat together.
  3. 3. The Christmas tree. • Queen Victoria’s husband was German. He brought this tradition to England in the 19th century. • People decorate them with lights, baubles and tinsel. Bauble Tinsel
  4. 4. Christmas Cards • British people send millions of cards to their friends and relatives. At home,they put them on the mantelpiece above the fireplace.
  5. 5. What do people eat? Christmas pudding Gingerbread Turkey Candy cane
  6. 6. Important Days • 24th Dec.- Christmas Eve • 25th Dec. – Christmas Day • 26th Dec. – Boxing Day • 31st Dec. – New Year’s Eve • 1st Jan. – New Year’s Day
  7. 7. What is Boxing Day? • It is celebrated on December 26th and it is a public holiday. • Traditionally it was the day when a box full of presents was open to share with the poor.
  8. 8. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
  9. 9. What is Twelfth Night?
  10. 10. Christmas Vocabulary candles present, gift stocking snowman The three wise men reindeer

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