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12 English Collocations with the Word “Christmas” ‘Tis the season!

12 English Collocations with the Word “Christmas”

Christmas Quiz! I originally created this Christmas tree design so I could have a tree in the classroom without the hassle of having to carry one around with me.

Christmas Quiz!

After using it, I thought it would also make a good menu design, so I developed it into a Christmas quiz template. Click Christmas Quiz Template to download the PowerPoint or visit the downloads page. How to play There are nineteen baubles and one star on the Christmas tree. Each one is linked to a different question slide. Note: Someone recently commented that they were unsure how to return to the main menu. Adding the questions The question slides are numbered, but I have left it up to you to add the questions. Best of Christmas, 1-6. Background.

Best of Christmas, 1-6

Click and Drag - Make A Snowman. ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids.

Click and Drag - Make A Snowman

The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Christmas Tree Fun. ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids.

Christmas Tree Fun

The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Apple, The New York Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine and Scholastic, to name just a few, have featured ABCya’s popular educational games. ABCya’s award-winning Preschool computer games and apps are conceived and realized under the direction of a certified technology education teacher, and have been trusted by parents and teachers for ten years. Run Santa Run. Christmas Maze. Christmas Games and Activities: Topmarks Education. Christmas Maze. SANTA CLAUS and CHRISTMAS GAMES at SantaGames.Net. Christmas Crossword Game - Free Kids Games from theKidzpage.com.

Webquest: The history and traditions of Christmas. By Luke Vyner This festive-themed webquest by Luke Vyner includes activities on the history of Christmas, Santa Claus, global celebrations and some interesting facts.

Webquest: The history and traditions of Christmas

It is free to all onestopenglish users. To download the printable student worksheet and teacher’s notes, please click on the links to the right of the screen. Fun English: American Christmas with TV Shows (Seinfeld) In the United States this time of year almost everyone, religious or not, is celebrating Christmas.

Fun English: American Christmas with TV Shows (Seinfeld)

During Christmastime, it’s common to decorate the house with lights and a tree with ornaments, make sweets like cookies and toffee, drink hot chocolate, play in the snow, and exchange presents with loved ones. Today I have a fun, hilarious lesson for you that explains one Christmas tradition, Christmas Cards. It’s common around Christmas that people take a photo, often with family and mail it out to friends wishing them Happy Holidays. This clip comes from a popular American TV show from the 1990’s called Seinfeld (learn why TV shows are such a great resource for your English here). Now enjoy this funny lesson and learn a bit about Christmas! Video: Transcript: (Vocabulary in blue, pronunciation/connected speech in red, cultural notes/grammar in green) JERRY: Look at what we have here.

ELAINE: It was no trouble. JERRY: I didn’t even see the picture. ELAINE: Well, you know. A Christmas Carol. Worst Christmas presents. Tell Me about Christmas - Part 2. How-christmas-trees-are-made#sthash.7qFdDLfr. The last 20 years have seen a huge increase in the Chinese economy, thanks partly to Christmas trees.

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The tradition of Christmas trees is believed to have begun in Germany around the 18th century, but it was Queen Victoria who made them fashionable in Britain when she was pictured standing next to one with her family in 1846. This factory in Suzhou makes ‘sheng dan shu’, as they call them, in all sorts of sizes. And this is how they produce a two-metre-high version. The branches start out as flat strips of polyvinyl chloride, or PVC to you and me. The reels are unravelled and as they pass through rollers they’re bonded and stick together.

Then a circular blade slices through the PVC, shredding it and making the needles. These machines produce branches measuring around six metres long. A bunch of branches are then sewn together using a polypropylene twine, and the sharp edges are bent over to stop little children hurting themselves as they hang their baubles from the tree. Oxford Christmas Corner. Is your stocking hanging above the fireplace yet?

Oxford Christmas Corner

Are you impatient for Christmas to arrive? Then unwrap this early gift courtesy of Oxford and share it with your class. We have new activities for 2015! Just choose the level you teach to access your free resources. Season’s Greetings from the team. Secondary NEW! Dictionary Activity Treasure Hunt. Intermediate English Listening - Christmas Shopping in Oxford Street. English Songs: Last Christmas by Wham. Christmas Songs To Learn English - It Must Be Santa, by Bob Dylan.

Christmas#sthash.994NDlhS. Oxford Christmas Corner. Reading: Santa Claus. Christmas Song Quiz For ESL Learners - White Christmas, by Lady Gaga. Christmas resources. British Christmas: 10 of the Best British Christmas Songs - Which is Your Favorite? CHRISTMAS GAME worksheet - Free ESL projectable worksheets made by teachers.