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  • 27.11.2023
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Pre-​reading ex­cer­ci­se mix and match: Christ­mas in English-​speaking coun­ti­res
  • Match the vo­ca­bu­la­ry items to their de­fi­ni­ti­ons

a) a po­pu­lar side dish, es­pe­cial­ly du­ring fes­ti­ve meals or as part of a Sun­day roast

1) custom

b) the re­mai­ning or une­a­ten por­ti­on of a meal that has not been con­su­med du­ring the ori­gi­nal ser­ving

2) mul­ti­cul­tu­ral

3) sta­tue(s)

c) a spe­cial day that comes after Christ­mas Day, usu­al­ly on Decem­ber 26th

d) large, solid sculp­tures or ar­ti­stic re­pre­sen­ta­ti­ons,

ty­pi­cal­ly made of stone, metal, or other du­ra­ble ma­te­ri­als

4) ex­chan­ge (gifts)

e) pic­tures or pho­tos that show how so­me­thing looks

5) lefto­ver food

f) re­fers to a si­tu­a­ti­on or so­cie­ty that in­clu­des people from many dif­fe­rent cul­tures or cul­tu­ral back­grounds

6) sto­cking(s)

g) the act of gi­ving so­me­thing and re­cei­ving so­me­thing else in re­turn

7) roast po­ta­toe(s)

h) be­cau­se of or cau­sed by

8) Boxing Day

i) a tra­di­ti­o­nal or com­mon way of doing things in a

parti­cu­lar so­cie­ty or group

9) image(s)

j) a small num­ber or a small amount of so­me­thing

10) due to

k) customs, be­liefs, and prac­ti­ces that are pas­sed down from ge­ne­ra­ti­on to ge­ne­ra­ti­on within a com­mu­ni­ty or cul­tu­re

11) few

l) can be de­fi­ned as a piece of clo­thing worn on the foot and leg, ty­pi­cal­ly made of a thin ma­te­ri­al, co­ver­ing the lower part of the leg and so­me­times the foot

12) tra­di­ti­on(s)

Pre-​reading exer­ci­se can you guess?
  • Guess which state­ment be­longs to which coun­try
  • UK, USA or Aus­tra­lia

The day after Christ­mas is cal­led Boxing Day

Christ­mas hap­pens in the


The next day is for ea­ting lefto­ver food and wat­ching TV toge­ther as a fa­mi­ly