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10 sentences, 10 mistakes! But can you find them all? Below are ten sentences. Each sentence has one mistake. Only choose one option per sentence. Use the comments area to explain what the mistakes are, why they are mistakes and what the correct sentence should be! The History of Halloween! October is a month loved by many - mostly because of Halloween!

The History of Halloween!

Fill in the blanks with the past tense of the verbs in parentheses using the possible answers below. Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition*. This popular holiday __1__ (start) with the ancient Celtic festival, Samhain, when people __2a__ (light) bonfires and __2b__(wear) costumes to keep ghosts away. Around the 8th century, Pope Gregory III __3__ (choose) November 1 as a time to honour all Catholic saints and martyrs.

This holiday was __4__ (call) All Saints’ Day, and even __5__ (include) some traditions from Samhain. Glossary *Superstition:a popular but irrational belief in supernatural or magical influences, especially connected to good or bad luck **Thrilling: causing excitement or exhilaration ***Tricks: sly or cunning acts or plans intended to fool or outwit someone 1. Culture Lesson - Thanksgiving Holiday in USA. Did you know that the fourth Thursday of November is an important holiday in America?

Culture Lesson - Thanksgiving Holiday in USA

It's Thanksgiving! Here's some information on why and how Americans celebrate. Thanksgiving is _A_ on the fourth Thursday of November in the United states. Thanksgiving is a _B_ festival. At this time we give thanks for all the _C_ , such as grain and vegetables, successfully grown and collected by farmers. Thanksgiving today is a family time for Americans. Thanksgiving did not become a _G_ holiday until 1941, so now all public buildings are closed and everyone gets a, paid, day off. turkey harvest paradesfederal settlers celebratedcrops Culture Lesson 'St. Important: Type the numbers into the spaces below for each missing word. Thanksgiving in America. November 27, 2014, is Thanksgiving Day in the United States. _1_ 1863 Thanksgiving has been an annual holiday in America.

Thanksgiving in America

The holiday _2_ a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621, and is held in the US on the fourth Thursday in November. A _3_ holiday is held in Canada, usually on the second Monday in October. True or False? Black Friday Comprehension. Ever since 1932, Black Friday has signalled the beginning of the Christmas shopping season in the United States.

True or False? Black Friday Comprehension

This shopping extravaganza follows Thanksgiving, on the fourth Thursday of November, and comes just before ‘Cyber Monday’. Use of the name ‘Black Friday’ was first recorded as coming from Philadelphia, where it was used to describe heavy, disruptive vehicle and pedestrian traffic the day after Thanksgiving. Apparently, loads of people would go into town on the Friday after Turkey Day, before the yearly Army/Navy football game on Saturday; stores would take advantage of all the extra business by promoting big sales.

As ‘Black Friday’ became more popular in the early eighties, one “explanation” for the event became that this day represented the point in the year when retailers begin to make a profit, going from being "in the red" (meaning to be in debt) to "in the black" (meaning to be free of debt). Shopping Vocabulary. Home Shopping Vocabulary Poor Okay Good Great Awesome Average: 4 (14 votes) Thu, 08/28/2014 - 06:32 — Chris McCarthy Vocabulary How often do you go grocery shopping (shopping for food)?

Shopping Vocabulary

Christmas Quiz. Did you know that different cultures celebrate Christmas in different ways, and not always on the same day?

Christmas Quiz

In some places, they celebrate on December 6th – a day called ‘Saint Nicholas Day’. Other families hang up their stockings* for Santa Claus to deliver presents and singing carols** together while preparing to celebrate Christmas on December 24th or 25th. Decorations are put all over the home to help guide Santa Claus to deliver children’s presents under the Christmas tree. Santa Claus is said to make his toys in a workshop with help from elves, and then once a year he rides a sleigh all around the world to deliver presents, sliding down the chimney to get into houses. This isn’t your usual kind of sleigh, though! * Stocking: noun; a large, sock-shaped bag which is filled with small gifts and sweets for Christmas. Winter Holidays in London. For a great cultural experience, you should try London in the holiday season.

Winter Holidays in London

What to do Visit Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park for instant Christmas spirit. Expect winter markets, fairground rides, ice skating and grottos. Christmas light displays and decorations make London shine over the holiday season. The world-famous Christmas lights of Oxford Street and huge Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square must be seen. Watching a pantomime (or "panto") is a great British tradition that's as much a part of Christmas as decorating trees and gift-giving! Feel like a kid again by visiting the largest toy shop in the world and pick up some unique gifts at Hamleys of London. What to eat and drink eat From November onwards you can buy a bag of hot roasted chestnuts from a street vendor.

Mulled wine is red wine mixed with spices. Learn about our English courses in London. Learning English in London. Have you ever been to London?

Learning English in London

Would you like to? Read through this text and guess what you think the missing words are. Differences between British and American English. -re / er.

Differences between British and American English

British Way of Life.