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“Episode 32: Celebrating Holidays and Special Events in Our Family”

Pre-Listening Activity

How do you think people celebrate these holidays? What is the history behind these holidays, what do people do to celebrate the days, and what special foods do peopple eat?

  • Halloween
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas
  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter

Video Activity

Watch the video and answer the questions. Look for the closed-captions option ( CC ) at the bottom of the video to watch the transcript. [The captions are automatically generated, so they are not perfect.]

Emily was born in ______.

Emily is studying _______ at school.

Emily has one ______.

At Halloween, the children often ______ at school.

Emily's family would often celebrate Thanksgiving at _____.

To what degree did Emily believe in Santa Claus growing up?

The kids in the family got up around ______ on Christmas morning.

The kids found _____ in their Christmas stockings.