Английские праздники. Лексические упражнения на английском языке

Упражнения по теме праздники

Английские упражнения на тему праздники помогут Вам не только закрепить названия праздников по-английски, но и обогатят знания о традициях. В статье будут упражнения посвященные празднованиям в целом, далее я планирую цикл упражнения, посвященных конкретным праздникам.

Лексические упражнения по теме Праздники.

Следующие упражнения – holidays exercises – направлены на отработку лексики по теме праздники. Вы познакомитесь с основными выражениями, которые помогут Вам составить рассказ про праздники на английском, а также выучите названия праздников по-английски.

Exercise 1. Match the beginning and the end of the holiday phrase.

  1. decorate
  2. celebrate
  3. hang
  4. paint
  5. send
  6. pull
  7. sing i
  8. invite
  9. wear
  10. watch
  11. light
  • costumes
  • carols
  • a Christmas tree
  • crackers
  • Christmas
  • stockings
  • lamps
  • friends
  • parades
  • Christmas cards
  • pictures

Exercise 2. Use the words in the box to complete the sentences

Historical, remember, independence, Christmas, celebrate, religious, work, dancing, national, official, during, food, drink

People in the United States (1) ____________ the Thanksgiving Day on the fourth Thursday in November. The fourth of July is also a (2) ____________  holiday. This is the day when Americans celebrate their (3) ____________ from Britain.

In Britain people don’t really celebrate (4) ____________ events in this way. Here, the main holidays are (5) ____________  holidays, (6) ____________ and Easter. There are several one-day holidays (7) ____________  the year. These are (8) ____________  public holidays when people don’t go to (9) ____________. There are days when people (10) ____________  the dead or their parents. On many holidays there is usually a lot of (11) ____________  and  (12) ____________, and (13) ____________ often until the early hours in the morning.

 Exercise 3. Match the names of the parties and their descriptions.

  1. a tea party
  2. a garden party
  3. a music party
  4. a birthday party
  5. a welcome party
  6. a going-away party
  7. a holiday party
  8. a barbecue party
  9. a picnic party
  10. a fancy dress party
  11. a going places party
  12. a do-it-yourself party
  13. a when I grow-up party
  14. a skating party
  15. a pyjama party
  1. a gathering at which tea is drunk
  2. people enjoy listening to music
  3. someone is new to your class or town
  4. to show that the day is very important
  5. everyone takes food to a nice place in the country
  6. people come dressed as film or book characters
  7. you go to the Zoo, a museum, a ball game
  8. everyone does a craft project at the party
  9. everyone is dressed in adult clothes
  10. for those who like sport
  11. children show their beautiful pajamas
  12. for people who enjoy flowers / a party outside the house
  13. we get presents
  14. we are sorry to say good-bye to somebody
  15. meat or fish is prepared over an open fire

 Do you have any more party ideas?

Exercise 4. Important months. Will you match the names and the dates of the holidays? 

  1. Our Christmas holidays are in ...
  2. The Mother’s Day is in ...
  3. Our May Day holiday is in ...
  4. Our New Year holiday is in ...
  5. The Victory Day holiday is in ...
  6. Our Easter holidays are in ...

  • March
  • January
  • May
  • April
  • January
  • May

Exercise 5. On what holidays do people usually do the following?

  1. Parents put presents in stockings or shoes and put them under the fir-tree.
  2. Children make presents to their mothers.
  3. Children present flowers to war veterans.
  4. Children with flowers are at the entrance of their school.
  5. Children present flowers to their teachers.
  6. Children sing carols.
  7. Children and parents decorate a Christmas tree.

Exercise 6. Give short answers.

  1. Do you paint eggs at Easter?
  2. Was Easter in May last year?
  3. Did you play any jokes on April 1 st?
  4. Did you invite a lot of guests to your birthday party?
  5. Does your mum decorate the house for New Year?
  6. Do you like watching parades on TV?
  7. Is your birthday in summer?
  8. Do you wear funny costumes at Halloween?
  9. Do you send cards on Valentine's Day? 

Exercise 7. Write in on, in, at.

  1. I get a lot of presents ____Christmas
  2. My birthday is ____ autumn.
  3. We celebrate Easter ____ April.
  4. School begins ____ September 1 st.
  5. I'm going to have a party ____ the weekend
  6. Do you play jokes ____ April Fool's Day?

Exercise 8. Fill in the question words.

1._______did your mum make? — A cake.

2 ._____ did you decorate the Christmas tree? — With ornaments.

3 ._________do you play jokes? — On April 1st.

4 .__________ presents did you get? — Five.

5 .________do you celebrate New Year? — At home.

6 ._________do you like parties? — Because they're fun

7.______ were you on your last birthday? — Nine.

Exercise 9. Circle the correct sentence.

1. A) My favourite holiday is Easter. B) My favourite holiday is easter.

2. A) Last year Easter was in March. B) Last year Easter in March.

3. A) What cake does your mum make? B) What cake your mum makes?

4. A) Last year we had a party at Christmas. B) Last year we have a party at Christmas.

Возможно, Вам также будет полезно прочесть текст Thanksgiving Day.

Надеюсь, английские упражнения по теме ПРАЗДНИКИ оказались полезными.

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5 Комментариев для "Английские праздники. Лексические упражнения на английском языке"

  1. Замечательные упражнения для закрепления лексики и повторения! Спасибо!

  2. Отличный материал.Огромное спасибо.

  3. спасибо. очень нужный материал

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