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New words: Wishbone [wiʃbəun]– a forked bone (the furcula) between the neck and breast of a bird Lobster [lɔbstə] a large marine crustacean with a cylindrical body, stalked eyes, and the first of its five pairs of limbs modified as pincers. Occasion [ə’keiʒən]- a particular time or instance of an event. Opportunity [ɔpə’tju: niti]- a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something. Volunteers [vɔlən’ tiəz]- a person who freely offers to take part in an enterprise or undertake a task. Homeless [həumilis] (of a person) without a home, and therefore typically living on the streets. Fortunate [fɔ:tʃnit] favored by or involving good luck or fortune; lucky. Distribute [dis’tribju:t] give shares of (something); deal out.
Thanksgiving in the USA Thanksgiving in the USA Americans celebrate Thanksgiving every year on the fourth Thursday in November. It’s a very important festival for families, who usually come together for a long weekend- even if some of them have to travel long distances to get home. According to American tradition, the first Thanksgiving took a place in 1621, soon after the first European settlers arrived in North America. The most common meal at Thanksgiving in the USA is roast turkey and vegetables. According to tradition, the person who gets the wishbone must break it and make a wish. Of course, you needn’t have turkey at Thanksgiving lobster and crab are also popular. Apart from the family meal, the Thanksgiving weekend is also a time for sport, parades and shopping. There are American football matches on TV, as well as college football matches around the country. In new York, the department store Macy’s organizes a famous fancy –dress parade which always ends with Santa Claus. The Friday of Thanksgiving weekend is traditionally a busy shopping day because people start to by presents for Christmas. Traditionally, autumn festivals are an occasion to give thanks for having plenty of food. However, Thanksgiving is also an opportunity to remember those people who are less fortunate. In many US cities, volunteers spend some of holiday working in soup kitchen which distribute free food to the poor and homeless.
The game. «The Pilgrims voyage». 1. What was the name of the people who sailed to America? 2. What was the name of a small wooden sailing ship? 3.How many passengers were on the ship? 4. How many days were the Pilgrims at sea? 5. It is the name of the ocean that these settlers crossed. What is it called? 6. It is the name of the state containing the location where the settlers landed and lived. What is its name? 7. Who taught the pilgrims how to survive in America? 8. It is the name of the season in which Thanksgiving is celebrated. What is it? 9. When do people celebrate this holiday nowadays? 10. What is the main traditional Thanksgiving dish? 11. It is a vegetable that was first grown by Native Americans and was later used by the European settlers. What is it called? 12. It is also a vegetable first grown by Native Americans and was called by the European settlers. What is it called? 13. Why did the Pilgrims decide to leave the country? 14. When did Lincoln establish this holiday? Answer the questions.
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