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Festivals and Celebrations around the world

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Edita Niauriene

on 16 May 2014

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Festivals and Celebrations around the world
Students will learn about how countries and cultures from around the world celebrate holidays with unique traditions, clothing, and activities.
Aim of the lesson
Task 1. Let’s watch a video. What do you know about these celebrations?
Match the festivals with the countries
Day of the Dead
Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
New Year
Diwali (festival of lights)
More festivals
Oktoberfest, Munich, Germany.
1810 6million 16days
Saint Patrick’s Day, Ireland.
17.03 shamrock green
The Carnival of Venice, Italy
masks February-March 1162
La Tomatina, Buñol, Spain
last Wednesday of August 1945 10AM 150,000
Task 2. Which festival would you like to take part in? Why?
Holidays, festivals and celebrations in Lithuania
St. Valentine's Day, Easter, Christmas Eve, Halloween, Mother's Day, St. John's Day, All Saints' Day, Restoration of Independence, April Fools' Day, Pancake Day....
Task 3. Talk to your classmates
1. What festivals do you/your family celebrate?
2. Which is/are your favourite? Why?
3. What new holidays are needed in our country?

Task 4. Coursebook, p. 57.
A. The Rio Carnival
B. Oktoberfest
C. The Fallas festival
D. The Tibetan Butter Lamp festival
E. The Dragon Boat Festival

What have you learned about celebrations around the world?
HW. CB. p. 56,
present a festival of your own choice

(where? when? how?)
Lent - Gavėnia, Moors - maurai,
papier-mâché - 'kramtytas popierius',
brewery – alaus darykla
New words:
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