• Christmas all around the world
  • natalja_gl
  • 31.01.2021
  • Englisch
  • A2
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    Christmas all around the world
    1
    Listening

    Scan the QR-Code and watch the short Youtube-video “Christmas around the world”.
    2
    Speaking

    With your partner(s) try to remember the different Christmas traditions you just heard about. Fill in the gaps together.

    People in China get a traditional Christmas meal from .

    Indian Christmas trees are special, because they are .

    In Italy, brings presents instead of Santa Claus.

    Children in Brazil have to put their outside their houses on Christmas night.

    Now discuss which traditions surprised each of you the most and why you like/don't like them.
  • 3
    Reading

    First, scan the QR-Code. Then, scroll down on the website until you reach the country flags. Choose one country that interests you by clicking on it. Now read through its Christmas traditions.







    Afterwards, pick one fact you think your classmates would enjoy. Write it down in one senctence on the line below and present it to the class.

    ________________________________________________________________________

    ________________________________________________________________________
    4
    Listening

    Listen to the song The season' Upon Us by Dropkick Murphys. Then put the lyrics into the correct order (1-6).

    Which country do you think does the song come from?
    • There's mischief and mayhem and songs to be sung
    • The season's upon us, it's that time of year
    • True loves finds a kiss beneath mistletoe
    • There's bells and there's holly, the kids are gung-ho
    • They call this Christmas where I'm from.
    • There's lights on the trees and there's wreaths to be hung
    5
    Reflective Writing

    You are going to write a letter or an email to your best friend.

    - Tell them about some different Christmas traditions around the globe.
    - Explain what tradition you like most/least.
    - End your letter or email by answering this question:
    Do you think that all of these different traditions have something in common?

    Write around 120-150 words.