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Christmas

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

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