Projekt: CZ.1.07/1.5.00/34.0859 Autor: American Holidays Revision Czech, American and British Holidays VY_32_INOVACE_45-07_VP_American_Holidays_Revision Mgr. Veronika Richterová
AMERICAN HOLIDAYS HI! I AM INDEPENDENCE DAY! HI! I AM THANKSGIVING DAY!
Tick the holidays celebrated in America THANKSGIVING GUY FAWKES‘ NIGHT CHRISTMASEASTER HALLOWEEN ST. VALENTINE‘S DAY REMEMBRANCE DAY JAN HUS DAY ST. STEPHEN‘S DAY ST. WENCESLAS DAY VETERANS DAY INDEPENDENCE DAY
Tick holidays with American origin GUY FAWKES NIGHT HALLOWEEN VETERANS DAYTHANKSGIVING REMEMBRANCE DAY
Match the vocabulary with the pictures CRANBERRIES MEMORIAL TURKEY PARADE PURITANS
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THANKSGIVING DAY Thanksgiving is an American celebration which is celebrated at the end of November. It commemorates the first English colonists Pilgrim Fathers who sailed to America in 1620. There was no food and cruel winter and conditions. Luckily, Indians helped them. The Puritans wanted to thank them and invited them for a dinner.
The most important feature of Thanksgiving is the Thanksgiving dinner. The traditional Thanksgiving meal is usually a turkey, filled with stuffing and cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, followed by a pumpkin pie. TURKEY PUMPKIN PIE CRANBERRY SAUCE
INDEPENDENCE DAY Independence Day is celebrated on the 4 th of July. It commemorates the date when the USA was founded in 1776. It is the national day of the US. There are fireworks, parades, barbecues, picnics, concerts, baseball games and political speeches. year
Circle the correct answer In which year was the USA founded? a)b)c) Which war did take place? a)b)c) What is called the document about independence? a)b)c) Who was one of the authors of the Declaration? a)b)c) 1774 War of Independence Civil War First World War Document about Independence Declaration of the Establishment Declaration of Independence Abraham Lincoln Thomas Jefferson Edward Lee 1776 1783
VETERANS DAY V eterans day is celebrated on the 11th of Novemeber and it commemorates the official end of WWI in 1918 and it remembers all the war veterans and people who died during the war. People light candles and visit special mass. What is the Veterans Day called in the UK? Remembrance Day!
OTHER HOLIDAYS Martin Luther King Day is celebrated third Monday in January and celebrates a famouc activist who fought for equal rights for blacks. On third Monday in February Americans celebrate President‘s Day which remembers all the American presidents.
Memorial Day is a celebration of all the soldiers but it is also unofficial start of summer. Second Monday in October is devoted a celebration of Christopher Columbus, the sailor who discovered America.
TRANSLATE THE SENTENCES INTO ENGLISH THANKSGIVING Thanksgiving is an American holiday. It is celebrated at the end of November. It celebrates/commemorates the Puritans (Pilgrim Fathers) who sailed to America in 1620. The winter was cruel and they were very hungry. DEN DÍKŮVZDÁNÍ Den Díkůvzdání je americký svátek. Slaví se na konci listopadu. Oslavuje/připomíná Puritány/Otce zakladatele, kteří do Ameriky připluli v roce 1620. Zima byla krutá a byli velmi hladoví.
The Indians helped them to survive. The Puritans invited them for a dinner. Nowadays, the families gather to have a dinner. The typical Thanksgiving dinner consists of a roasted turkey with stuffing, cranberry sauce and a pumpkin pie. Indiáni jim pomohli. Puritáni je pozvali na večeři. Dnes se rodiny scházejí k večeři. Typickou večeří Dne Díkůvzdání je pečený krocan s nádivkou, brusinková omáčka a dýňový koláč.
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 American Federal Holidays http://www.bridge-online.cz/maturita/maturitni- temata/Holidays