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  1. Unit 4 Holidays and Festivals

  2. Some major Chinese holidays and festivals

  3. Dragon Boat Festival The 5th of the 5th month in Chinese lunar calendar

  4. the 15th of the 1st month in Chinese lunar calendar

  5. Mid-autumn Festival The 15th of the 8th month in Chinese lunar calendar

  6. Teacher’s Day Sept. 10th

  7. Group Work Direction: Form 4 groups and choose one leader for your group. The leader’s task is to choose one number from 1 to 4. Each number indicates a holiday. When you get the name of the holiday, describe it. No.4 No.1 No.2 No.3

  8. Traditional Holidays and Festivals in the United Kingdom

  9. April Fool’s Day

  10. The 4th Thursday of November

  11. the 2rd Sunday of May Mother’s Day

  12. ghost Halloween 万圣节除夕 Pumpkin Day October 31

  13. Father’s Day The third Sunday of June

  14. Valentine’s Day Feb. 14

  15. More Holidays and Festivals

  16. Children’s Day June 1st

  17. April 5 • the 30th day of the 12th lunar month • January 1 • September 10 • the 9th day of the 9th lunar month • December 1 • March 8 • December 26 • New Year’s day • Chinese New year’s Eve • Boxing Day(节礼日) • Qingming Festival • World Aids Day • The International Women’s Day • The Teachers’ Day • The Double Ninth Festival

  18. Some new words • _______ (n.) a person who believes in the teaching of Christ • ____ (n.) the man who established Christianity, considered by Christians to be the son of God • ___ (n.) a small round sweet cake/a loaf of bread • ___ (v.) to make bread brown by holding it close to heat • ____ (adj.) greater in size, number or importance • _______ (n.) things used for decorating Christian Christ bun toast major decoration

  19. What’s the name of the festival?

  20. Easter 复活节

  21. Easter Day Falls in March or April On Easter we celebrate the historical fact that nearly 2,000 years ago a man ( Jesus Christ ) died, lay in a grave(tomb) for three days and then got up and began walking around again, telling people that God loves them.

  22. Varies each year, but usu. falls in March or April. the death of Christ. Chocolate Easter eggs hot cross buns are sold. people enjoy a trip to the seaside or watch an exciting sports game.

  23. Easter Multiple choice: 1. Easter usually falls ________. A. in February or March B. in January or April C. in March or April D. in April or May 2. People eat chocolate eggs on _____________. A. Easter Sunday B. Good Friday C. East Monday D. Bank Holiday 3. Hot cross buns are sold on ______________. A. Easter Sunday B. Good Friday C. East Monday D. Bank Holiday 4. On a bank holiday,_________ are closed. A. banks B. hospitals C. parks D. supermarkets C A B A

  24. Christmas Day

  25. Before Christmas On Christmas Eve Elizabeth On the morning of Christmas Day On the afternoon of Christmas Day On the evening of Christmas Day Later in the evening Boxing Day

  26. many people go to church. people stay at home and open the gifts that were gathered around the tree. people watch the Queen appear on TV to deliver her traditional Christmas message to the whole country the family sit down to a big goose or turkey dinner people visit friends or watch football

  27. song

  28. Jingle bells • Jingle bells jingle bells Jingle all the wayOh what fun it is to rideIn a one horse open sleigh Dashing through the snow In a one horse open sleighOver the fields we goLaughing all the wayBells on bobtail ringMaking spirits brightWhat fun it is to ride and singA sleighing song tonight

  29. Now the ground is whiteGo it while you´re youngTake the girls tonightAnd sing this sleighing songJust get a bobtailed bayTwo forty for his speedThen hitch him to an open sleighAnd you will take the lead • Jingle bells jingle bells Jingle all the wayOh what fun it is to ride In a one horse open sleigh

  30. Homework 1.Read the text again and try to retell Christmas 2. Work in groups and try to collect some information about one of the Chinese traditional festival or western festivals and prepare to describe it in class

  31. The End

  32. The Spring Festivalthe Chinese lunar New Year Date: the 1st day of the 1st lunar month jiaozi, babaofan, and niangao ( “year cake”) Special food: The Spring Festival, the Chinese lunar New Year, is celebrated according to the lunar calendar. Generally speaking, all the members of a family gather round a table to have a lot of food and drinks while watching TV. The character gao in the word niangao shares the same meaningwith the word “high”, suggesting “growing up and prospering(繁荣)” in the new year. Brief introduction: Back

  33. The Dragon Boat Festival Date: the 5th day of the 5th lunar month; Zongzi; Special food: Brief introduction: The Dragon Boat Festival is celebrated in memory of Qu Yuan, an ancient poet who drowned himself because of being dissatisfied with a corrupt court. It’s said that Zongzi were originally dropped into to river where Qu Yuan died to protect him from being eaten by the fish. Today, however, dragon boat races are held during the festival and the zongzi are consumed by the living. back

  34. The Mid-autumn Festival Date: the 15th day of the 8th lunar month Special food: yuebing (mooncake) The Mid-autumn Festival is a time for watching the full moon. The round moon is a symbol for family reunion. Brief introduction: back

  35. The National Day Date: October 1st Brief introduction: October 1st is the National Day of People's Republic of China. There will be various celebrations throughout the whole country on that day, such as the National Day Evening Performance,the National Day fireworks show, the National Day parade and the National Flag raising ceremony. 返回 Back