Christmas gap fill

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Christmas gap fill

  1. 1. Christmas in the UK
  2. 2. Christmas in the UK: • • • • When is Christmas celebrated in the UK Traditions Food New Years Eve
  3. 3. December 25th Main celebration on December 25th: - Christmas Eve is spent with family- Last minute shopping. -Main Christmas meal -- Open presents -- Boxing Day
  4. 4. Traditions: • Christmas tree and decorations:
  5. 5. Christmas Stocking: -Filled with small presents and fruit. -If you haven’t been good then its filled with coal.
  6. 6. How do we prepare for Christmas? • We have nativity play at school. • Decorate homes/place of work. • Send Christmas cards.
  7. 7. Christmas Carol Singing: - Families, churches and school children go around their local areas and sing carols. - http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=9T4WB2zfmps
  8. 8. The Queen’s Speech: • The Queen gives a speech on Christmas Day every year. • Some families wait until the Queens speech until they open presents. • http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=1FYc9bNLS8U
  9. 9. Food: • Traditional Christmas dinner:
  10. 10. Christmas Crackers:
  11. 11. Christmas Day television: • Television is very important on Christmas Day. • Special television programs. • Comedy specials.
  12. 12. Boxing Day: • • • • • • Eat the left over food. Public holiday. Shopping day. Family walk. Fox Hunting- Traditional Boxing Day Hunt. http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=NxGU2OqNeuA
  13. 13. In Spain.. • How is Christmas celebrated? • Are there any similarities/differences? • Is there anything you like about Christmas in England?
  14. 14. New Years Eve: • • • • • Time to celebrate with family/friends. Drink alcohol. Watch the television countdown. At midnight we sing ‘Auld Lang Syne’. http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=zWBbAZXEIEc
  15. 15. Christmas Activity: • Song gap fill. • http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=E8gmARGvPlI

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