Happy Holidays- Vocabulary to Speak with Americans

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The purpose of these word search puzzles are to expose Indian colleagues to vocabulary and idioms used by Americans while making small talk. Sometimes the Indian English terms are different than what US Americans use. These worksheets are a fun way to expose yourself to new vocabulary and remember it through hands-on activities.

Contact Jennifer Kumar, creator of this puzzle for more information on US Cross Cultural Training Programs delivered by an American living in Kochi.

Click here to contact Jennifer. http://authenticjourneys.info/contact-jennifer-kumar.php

Feel free to reuse these worksheets, reprinted as is. Do not remove logos or any text.

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Happy Holidays- Vocabulary to Speak with Americans

  1. 1. authenticjourneys@gmail.com http://authenticjourneys.info HAPPY HOLIDAYS - WORD SEARCH U T I E M S B C U V U N E Q A A R D E H A N U K K A H Y A D W O N S L K Z Y B U H Y O W M M R U Z S R L A S T U D L K N H I D E Q R C C S L M S D E H A H I R A V D R A X F F M O M S L G A T V E I R U R E Q W K R V E I R F E L R H A Y F L I O W F R E R I S E F B S Z J L X Z N A E L R I N D L Q R Z Z W P F O S N S V O E I B E Z E P I D B F J J Z E P T E P P P F G Y L M A O S W A Z T R V W A H C N N B V U C M Z A I D M G R H A Z I F I B E D M N M H F S V K Q N Y G B D W V A D T F P J G Y T H T K W U L K B Y P S T A R O F D A V I D G H Y U H C A N D Y C A N E Z P H O L L Y M SOME CLUES IN PICTURES:
  2. 2. authenticjourneys@gmail.com http://authenticjourneys.info HAPPY HOLIDAYS - WORD SEARCH CLUES: 1. A name of a famous snowman. 2. Worn on the hands. It’s like a glove, but it doesn’t have separators for each finger. 3. A big sled pulled by horses. Also, Santa’s sled pulled by reindeer. 4. A four sided spinning top used for a game played by Jewish people during Hanukkah. 5. A plant of leaves and red berries hung in homes as decorations. 6. Frozen ice crystals that fall from the sky. 7. A red and white striped sweet shaped like a walking stick. 8. Jewish symbol with six points. 9. What the body does when it’s cold. 10. African American holiday that goes from December 26 to January 1. 11. A Jewish festival that goes on for eight days sometime in late November or December. 12. A cookie that is made out of sugar and spices shaped into the form of a person. 13. A kind of gift exchange done at Christmas parties where one gift, though expensive, keeps getting exchanged as no one likes it. 14. A heavy snow storm in which the wind blows the snow so hard you can’t see anything. 15. What it’s called when students don’t have to go to school because of winter weather. 16. It’s tied around the neck to keep it warm. Known as muffler in India. WORD BANK: BLIZZARD MITTENS CANDY CANE SCARF DREIDEL SHIVER FROSTY SLEIGH GINGERBREAD MAN SNOW DAY HANUKKAH SNOWFLAKE HOLLY STAR OF DAVID KWANZAA WHITE ELEPHANT The purpose of these word search puzzles are to expose Indian colleagues to vocabulary and idioms used by Americans while making small talk. Read more here about a simple small talk formula to interact with US clients. More tips on questions and answers used in small talk here. Contact Jennifer Kumar, creator of this puzzle for more information on US Cross Cultural Training Programs delivered by an American living in Kochi. Click here to contact Jennifer. Feel free to reuse these worksheets, reprinted as is. Do not remove logos or any text.

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