Christmas and New Year

 “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.”

Hamilton Wright Mabie

After a hard year, it’s finally time to celebrate and get ready for the next one. So, to close the year in a pleasant tone, we want to know how you plan to celebrate the december holidays that are coming, and learn a little about how other cultures celebrate them. So come tell us all about your favorite Christmas and New Year traditions in our Conversation Club this week!
If you’d like to suggest a topic, please leave a comment at the end of the post!

Depois de um ano difícil, é finalmente hora de celebrar e se preparar para o próximo. Então, para fechar o ano em um tom positivo, queremos saber como voce planeja celebrar as festas de Dezembro e aprender como outras culturas as celebram. Então venha nos contar sobre suas tradiçoes favoritas de Natal e ano novo no nosso Conversation Club desta semana!
Se quiser sugerir um tópico, por favor deixe seu comentário no fim do post!

Part 1 – Language development

In this section you will find an activity to help you better prepare to discuss the topic. It can be a grammar, vocabulary or pronunciation activity to help you speak even more!

Part 2 – Video activities

Here you will find a short video about the topic with some questions to help you understand it.

Part 3 – Authentic Material

If you want to push yourself, here you will find material that digs deeper into the topic. Use your dictionaries if necessary.

A Christmas Carol
A Disney adaptation of one of the most traditional Christmas stories in English.

Some Questions to help you think about the topic:

How do you celebrate Christmas and New year?

Which one is more important? Which is more fun?

Do you think people still know what Christmas mean?


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