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Past Simple or Past Continious 1. I (to go) to the cinema when you met me. 2. I (to do) my homework when mother came home. 3. I (to do) my homework yesterday. 4. I (to do) my homework from five till eight yesterday. 5. I (not to play) the piano yesterday. 6. He (not to sleep) when father came home. 7. When I (to go) to school the day before yesterday, I met Mike and Pete. They (to talk) and (to laugh). 8.When mother (to come) home, I (to do) my homework.
HALLOWEEN IS ONE OF THE FAVORITE CHILDREN'S HOLIDAYS. IT IS CELEBRATED ON THE THIRTY-FIRST OF OCTOBER. HOLIDAY ATTRIBUTES INCLUDE A JACK-O'-LANTERN (AN EMPTY PUMPKIN WITH HOLES INSTEAD OF THE EYES, NOSE AND MOUTH AND A BURNING CANDLE INSIDE) AND FRIGHTENING GHOST COSTUMES AND MASKS. HOUSES ARE DECORATED WITH PAPER WITCHES, GHOSTS, BLACK CATS.
CHILDREN WEARING COSTUMES GO TRICK-OR-TREATING TO NEIGHBORS' HOUSES, WHERE A LOT OF SWEET THINGS IS PREPARED FOR THEM. THEY KNOCK AT THE DOOR AND SHOUT "TRICK OR TREAT!" IF A TREAT IS NOT GIVEN TO THEM, THEY PLAY A TRICK: SQUEEZE OUT TOOTHPASTE ON THE GLASS, WRITE WITH CRAYONS ON THE DOOR, THROW PEBBLES ON THE PORCH.
THANKSGIVING IS A FAMILY HOLIDAY. GOING HOME TO CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING DAY WITH THE FAMILY IS A WIDELY SPREAD TRADITION. IT IS ALSO A TRADITION TO GIVE TO CHARITY, AND MANY PEOPLE PREPARE GIFTS AND FOOD FOR THE NEEDY FAMILIES. THE HOLIDAY IS CELEBRATED WITH A BIG DINNER: ROAST TURKEY, CRANBERRY SAUCE, PUMPKIN PIE, INDIAN PUDDING, CORN, VEGETABLES, FRUIT, NUTS.
April Fools Day 1April A day of jokes and tricks. You have to play the joke before 12 o’clock midday, otherwise the joke is on you. No one really knows when this custom began but it has been kept for hundreds of years. The First of April, some do say Is set apart for All Fools Day; But why the people call it so, Not I, nor they themselves do know
Vocabulary: Eve - the day or period of time immediately before an event or occasion; Christmas carol - a religious folk song; Holly, mistletoe – plants used for decorating people’s homes for Christmas; Tinsel - a form of decoration consisting of thin strips of shiny metal foil; The Declaration of Independence - a document declaring the U.S. to be independent of the British Crown, signed on July 4, 1776, by the congressional representatives of the Thirteen Colonies, including Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams; Jack-o'-lantern - a lantern made from a hollowed-out pumpkin in which holes are cut to represent facial features, typically made at Halloween; To go trick-or-treating - a children's custom of calling at houses at Halloween with the threat of pranks if they are not given a small gift.
QUESTIONS: 1) What is Christmas and when is it celebrated? 2) How do people decorate their houses for Christmas? 3) What do people usually do when they celebrate the New Year? 4) What did the signing of the Declaration of Independence mean and when did it take place? 5) What do Americans usually do on the July, 4th? 6) What is the main symbol of Halloween? 7) How do children go trick-or-treating? 8) When was the first Thanksgiving day celebrated? 9) What does Thanksgiving represent for Americans?
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