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New Year’s observances around the world. Presenters: NGUYEN HAI THUY DUONG NGUYEN HONG MINH ENGLISH 3B.04. WARM - UP. What is the 1 st of January called? In that day, what do people usually do? How about your country?. WARM - UP.

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New Year’s observances around the world

Presenters: NGUYEN HAI THUY

DUONG NGUYEN HONG MINH

ENGLISH 3B.04


WARM - UP

  • What is the 1st of January called?

  • In that day, what do people usually do?

  • How about your country?


WARM - UP

  • Now work in groups of four and list some activities that Westerners usually do in the New Year day.

  • To know exactly what people all around the world often do in the New Year day, let’s go to the text “New Year’s observances around the world”.


VOCABULARY


VOCABULARY

  • Cemetery['semitri] (n) burial ground

    E.g They come to the cemetery to visit graves of their ancestors

  • Cleanse[klenz] (v) make clean or pure

  • Deem [di:m] (v) consider or judge

    E.g I deem it my duty.


VOCABULARY

  • Gregorian calendar [gri'gɔ:riən] (adj) calendar introduced in 1582 by Pole Gregorian XIII

  • Horn [hɔ:n](n) hard outgrowth, often curved and pointed on the head of hoofed animal.

  • Islamic[iz'læmik] (adj) of the Muslim religion.


VOCABULARY

  • Broth[brɔθ] (n) thin soup of meat or fish stock

  • Buffalo ['bʌfəlou](n) large animal of the cow family

  • Fast [fɑ:st](n) abstain from food

    E.g She’s fasting because she wants to have a beautiful body.


VOCABULARY

  • Repentance[ri'pentəns](n) the fact of showing that you are sorry for the wrong.

    E.g She shows no sign of the repentance.

  • Shrine [∫riηk](n) place special worship or

  • Solemn['sɔləm](adj) serious and dignified.


VOCABULARY

  • Temple['templ](n) building for the worship.

  • Unicorn ['ju:nikɔ:n] (n) mythical horse with a single straight horn.

  • Wrestling['resliη] (n) contest in which two opponents grapple and toy to throw each other to the ground.


VOCABULARY

  • Mourn ['mɔ:n](v) feel or show deep sorrow orregret for

  • Observance[əb'zɜvəns](n) the act performed as a part of a religious or traditional ceremony.

  • Procession [prə'se∫ən] (n) people or vehiclesadvancing in orderly succession at a ceremony, demonstration


CHEKING COMPREHENSION


CHEKING COMPREHENSION

Read the text and answer the following questions

 What are the specialties in the Jewish and Islamic New Year’s observance?

 In Japan and Thailand, which activities happen in the New Year?


CHEKING COMPREHENSION

 List some activities happening in the European New Year

 In Vietnam, what are the symbols of Tet?

 What traditional activities happen in Vietnamese Tet’s Day?


CHEKING COMPREHENSION

Divide into four groups and work in groups, discuss the activities happening in that day in Europe, Japan, China and Vietnam.

NEW YEAR AROUND THE WORLD.


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