Absolutenglish is a site for students and teachers of English, grades 9 -12.

CELEBRATIONS

TASK 1

  • Print or take your printed calendar. ( click Here to get the printable calendar sheet)
  • Circle in RED the most important celebrations in your country (the country you come from and/or the country you live in).
  • Circle in BLUE other celebrations in other countries.

 

Calendar for September 2003 - August 2004

September 2003

October 2003

November 2003

Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 
    1  2  3  4  5  6 
 7  8  9 10 11 12 13 
14 15 16 17 18 19 20 
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 
28 29 30 

 

Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 
          1  2  3  4 
 5  6  7  8  9 10 11 
12 13 14 15 16 17 18 
19 20 21 22 23 24 25 
26 27 28 29 30 31 

 

Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 
                   1 
 2  3  4  5  6  7  8 
 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 
16 17 18 19 20 21 22 
23 24 25 26 27 28 29 
30 

 

 

 

 

December 2003

January 2004

February 2004

Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 
    1  2  3  4  5  6 
 7  8  9 10 11 12 13 
14 15 16 17 18 19 20 
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 
28 29 30 31 

 

Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 
             1  2  3 
 4  5  6  7  8  9 10 
11 12 13 14 15 16 17 
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 
25 26 27 28 29 30 31 

 

Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7 
 8  9 10 11 12 13 14 
15 16 17 18 19 20 21 
22 23 24 25 26 27 28 
29 

 

 

 

 

March 2004

April 2004

May 2004

Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 
    1  2  3  4  5  6 
 7  8  9 10 11 12 13 
14 15 16 17 18 19 20 
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 
28 29 30 31 

 

Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 
             1  2  3 
 4  5  6  7  8  9 10 
11 12 13 14 15 16 17 
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 
25 26 27 28 29 30 

 

Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 
                   1 
 2  3  4  5  6  7  8 
 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 
16 17 18 19 20 21 22 
23 24 25 26 27 28 29 
30 31 

 

 

 

 

June 2004

July 2004

August 2004

Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 
       1  2  3  4  5 
 6  7  8  9 10 11 12 
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 
20 21 22 23 24 25 26 
27 28 29 30 

 

Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 
             1  2  3 
 4  5  6  7  8  9 10 
11 12 13 14 15 16 17 
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 
25 26 27 28 29 30 31 

 

Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7 
 8  9 10 11 12 13 14 
15 16 17 18 19 20 21 
22 23 24 25 26 27 28 
29 30 31 

 

Calendar generated on http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/

 


TASK 2

  • Fill in the following tables so as to be able to make an oral report on each of the celebrations you have circled in RED and GREEN.
My country
Name Location Languages spoken

current head of State / president

Flag(s) Nationality Currency
 

 

 

         
Date
Read the date aloud in two different proper ways
 
Celebration
Name Symbols
   
Official Organization
 
Organization at home
 
Gadgets needed
Clothes Accessories Colours Other
       
Rate
Rate the importance of this Special Day in your own life.
1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
Eat and Drink...
Food

Beverages (drinks)

   
People
People concerned The people you celabrate this day with
   

 


 

Foreign country
Name Location Languages spoken

head of State / president

Flag(s) Nationality Currency
 

 

 

         
Date
Read the date aloud in two different proper ways
 
Celebration
Name Symbols
   
Official Organization
 
Organization at home
 
Gadgets needed
Clothes Accessories Colours Other
       
Eat and Drink...
Food

Beverages (drinks)

   
People
people concerned
 

TASK 3

  • Turn to the following link HERE on worldwide celebrations, and discover 5 more celebrations you don't know.
Foreign country
Name Location Languages spoken

head of State / president

Flag(s) Nationality Currency
 

 

 

         
Date
Read the date aloud in two different proper ways
 
Celebration
Name Symbols
   
Official Organization
 
Organization at home
 
Gadgets needed
Clothes Accessories Colours Other
       
Eat and Drink...
Food

Beverages (drinks)

   
People
people concerned
 

 

  • You may use the following links to know more about foreign countries
Flags
Countries of the World

Go to Google Homebrowser

 
 
 

TASK 4

  • In Groups, choose five celebrations and write a report about them to be posted on the Forum. Please, use the following title when you post your message "our celebrations _ Gp n° "