Projekt: CZ.1.07/1.5.00/34.0859 Autor: British Holidays Revision Czech, American and British Holidays VY_32_INOVACE_45-10_VP_British_Holidays_Revision Mgr. Veronika Richterová
BRITISH HOLIDAYS LET‘ S REVISE….. THE BRITISH HOLIDAYS!
Public holiday is: a ) a day which is free just because the government wanted so b) a day off because we remember something or somebody important from our history c) we remember something or somebody important but we still go to school and work
Tell some holidays which are celebrated but there is no day off ST. VALENTINE‘S DAY MOTHER‘S DAY FATHER‘S DAY APRIL FOOLS‘ DAY
Tick the holidays that are celebrated in the UK HALLOWEEN VETERANS DAY GUY FAWKES NIGHT THANKSGIVING DAY INDEPENDENCE DAY ST. PATRICK ‘ S DAY REMEMBRANCE DAY EASTER
Tell the dates of these holidays 14th of February in June in May 1st of April 1st of May 1st of January ST. VALENTINE‘S DAY FATHER‘S DAY MOTHER‘S DAY APRIL FOOL‘S DAY MAY DAYNEW YEAR‘S DAY
Match the facts with the holidays New Year‘s Day St. Valentine‘s Day April Fool‘s Day May Day Mother/Father‘s Day work lentils parents love jokes
Complete the chart with the words DATEHOLIDAYFEATURE 5th of November Christmas Egg rolling, egg hunt 31st of October Remembrance Day shamrock bonfire 17th of March memorial Tree, presents, Halloween24-26th of December Easter Spring (March or April) Guy Fawkes‘s Night 11th of November St. Patrick‘s Daypumpkin
In the following text you are going to complete the missing words and tell the vocabulary in English
EASTER Easter is a Christian holiday. It is celebrated in spring. Because the date is not the same every year, we call this holiday moveable. Easter is a celebration of Jesus‘ death and his resurrection, but it is also a celebration of spring. The symbols are eggs and rabbits. There are religious and commercial traditions.
To some British Easter traditions belong rolling the eggs, egg hunting or wearing Easter bonnets. hledání vajec egg hunt králíček rabbit klobouček bonnet smrt death koulení vajec egg rolling křesťanství Christianity
ST. PATRICK‘S DAY St. Patrick‘s day is celebrated on ??? of March all over the world. This holiday commemorates an ??? patron saint – St. Patrick. He was a ??? and used ??? There is also a legend about small dwarfs - leprechauns who are rich and grant wishes. On that thay people wear green clothes, drink green beer or ??? rivers green. 1.a) 18thb) 17thc) 19th 2.a) Irish b) Irelandc) Scottish 3.a) bishopb) chief c) priest 4.a) shamrocks b) rosec) thistle 5.a) dieb) dyec) paint
In the following exercise you are going to put the vocabulary in the boxes to the text
HALLOWEEN Halloween is a very popular holiday ________ all over the world on the 31st of October. Although it _______ in the UK, it has become more popular in America. It is said that _______ rise from the dead people on that day. People wear _______ costumes and go ____________. They decorate their houses with ________. spiritsscary Trick-or- treating pumpkins celebrated originated
Decide whether the statements are true or false in the following exercises
REMEMBRANCE DAY Remembrance day is celebrated in November. It is called the same in the USA. This day commemorates the end of WWII. People visit churchyards and light candles. On this day they remember all the American presidents. TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE
GUY FAWKES‘ NIGHT Guy Fawkes‘ night holiday originated in America. It is celebrated on 5th of November. He wanted to destroy the Parliament. He succeeded in destroying the Parliament. He was burnt. FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE
CHRISTMAS Christmas is a Christian holiday. It is celebrated in December. We celebrate/commemorate the birth of Jesus. It is a time of joy and hapiness. People spend time with their families or friends. People buy presents, clean households, bake sweets or decorate Christmas tree. Lidé nakupují dárky, uklízí domácnosti, pečou cukroví nebo zdobí stromeček. Vánoce jsou křesťanským svátkem. Slaví se v prosinci. Připomínáme si/slavíme narození Ježíše. Je to čas radosti a štěstí. Lidé tráví čas se svými rodinami a přáteli.
24. Prosinec – Předvečer Vánoc je prvním důležitým vánočním svátkem. Tento den není tak důležitý jako v České republice. Lidé dokončují své přípravy na Štědrý den nebo mají firemní párty. 25. prosince je v anglicky mluvících zemích Štědrý den. Po probuzení děti běží najít dárečky ve svých punčochách nebo pod vánočním stromem. V poledne se jí vánoční oběd, který sestává z krocana. Dne 26. prosince je tzv. Krabičkový den. V tento den dostávají chudí lidé nebo služebnictvo dárečky od svých nadřízených. 24th of December – Christmas Eve - is the first Christmas holiday. This day is not so important as in the Czech Republic. People finsh their preparations for Christmas day or they have office parties. 25th of December is the Christmas Day in the English speaking countries. After wakening up the children run to find their presents in their stockngs or under the Christmas tree. In the midday people eat a Christmas dinner which consists of a turkey. There is a so called Boxing Day on the 26th of December. On this day poor people or servants receive the presents from their employers.
Použitá literatura a zdroje Klipart PowerPoint PEPRNÍK, Jaroslav. Británie a USA: ilustrované reálie. 1. vyd. Olomouc: Nakladatelství Olomouc, 2004, 407 s.: barevné fotografie. ISBN 80-718-2182-9. www.bridge-online.cz http://www.bridge- online.cz/maturita/maturitni-temata/Holidays and Celebrations/The UK National Holidays http://www.bridge- online.cz/maturita/maturitni-temata/Holidays
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