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Festivities in English speaking countries

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Festivities in English speaking countries

  1. 1. Festivities in English speaking countries Why do we study this unit ?
  2. 2. Festivities to work through the course: <ul><li>SEPTEMBER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Geography: English Speaking countries. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location of Canada, EEUU, England, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OCTOBER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Halloween (USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NOVEMBER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bonfire night (UK) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DECEMBER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Christmas (ENGLAND, AUSTRALIA AND SCOTLAND (reading book)) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>JANUARY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Australian day (AUSTRALIA) </li></ul></ul>- FEBRUARY Carnival Pancake day (ENGLAND) - MARCH St. Patrick´s day (IRELAND) - APRIL Easter - MAY Cheese rolling (GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND) - JUNE quick revision of festivities summer customes among irish, americans, british, aussies, etc.
  3. 3. -Let´s allocate in the world map the countries where people communicate in English.
  4. 4. <ul><li>31st October </li></ul><ul><li>Originally from the U.S.A. but celebrated </li></ul><ul><li>in other English </li></ul><ul><li>speaking </li></ul><ul><li>countries </li></ul><ul><li>as well. </li></ul>HALLOWEEN
  5. 5. 5th November: Bonfire night
  6. 6. <ul><li>25th December </li></ul><ul><li>What do people do in England? </li></ul><ul><li>What do people do in Scotland? </li></ul><ul><li>What do people do in Australia? </li></ul>CHRISTMAS
  7. 7. <ul><ul><li>26TH JANUARY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quizz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Barnaby bear online reading and questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jigsaw of a koala </li></ul></ul>AUSTRALIA DAY SURF IN AUSTRALIA Australian animals Animal crafts
  8. 8. <ul><li>DATE: The day before Lent = 40 days before Easter. </li></ul><ul><li>See dates </li></ul><ul><li>Traditions (see videos) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cook pancakes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Run funny races </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Worksheets used in class </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading and questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ingredients and recipe </li></ul></ul>Pancake day
  9. 9. <ul><li>17th March </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it celebrated? </li></ul><ul><li>Leprechauns…. </li></ul>Saint Patricks day in Ireland
  10. 10. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Easter traditions in England </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>April - Easter
  11. 11. The famous cheese Cheese rolling competition

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