Copyright Mandy Barrow
What do you know about British festivals? Let's have fun and learn about them!
Work in pairs and search the Web to find the answers to the questions below. You can also do some quizzes and crosswords.
Once you have answered them, don't forget to do the big task.
1.What is a bank holiday?
2.Name five traditional holidays in Britain.
-Who are the patron saints of England,
Scotland, Wales and Ireland?
-Who was St.George?
-How do the English celebrate St.George's
3.Some well-known holidays:
-When is Halloween celebrated?
-What's a Jack-o-lantern?
-What's "Trick or Treat"?
If you want to have fun, do the Halloween
quiz on the left.
-How do the British celebrate Christmas
-Name four traditional foods or meals eaten
-What's a Christmas cracker? And a carol?
Find a nice one.
You can learn some vocabulary with the
crossword and wordsearch on the left.
-How do they celebrate this day?
-What's a pancake? How is it made?
-Learn more by answering the Pancake Day
-What's the Royal Maundy?
-What kind of cake is traditionally eaten on
Good Friday? What does it symbolize?
-What's an Easter egg?
Have fun decorating Easter eggs.
THE BIG QUESTION:
-Make a poster with information, photographs and illustrations about British festivals. Get ready to show it and tell the class about it.