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Lesson 4. 1. Introduction to the theme (5 min)

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The lesson plan

1. Introduction to the theme (5 min)

2. Lexical exercises on the topic holidays, customs and traditions (15-20 min)

3. Writing practice (27 min)

4. Speaking practice (37 min)

5. Homework (1 min)


Introduction to the theme

As an introduction to the lesson “Customs and traditions” for students a teacher may say that there are many countries over the world. Different countries have different customs, cultures, languages, and religions. They also have different holidays.



I.Ask students to check the meaning of unknown words relating to holidays, customs and traditions of the country and to make up sentences with them.

customs and traditions обычаи и традиции

public holidays официальный нерабочий день (установленный законом)

day off from work выходной

shops and factories close магазины и фабрики закрываются

family holiday семейный/ домашний праздник

party вечеринка

invite приглашать

decorate украшать

celebrate отмечать /праздновать

give/receive presents дарить /получать подарки

greeting card поздравительная открытка

visit friends and relatives посещать друзей и родственников

festive dinner праздничный обед

fun веселье, шутки


II.Ask students to match the names of holidays in English speaking countries with the dates they are on and the symbols of these holidays.

holiday date symbol
Halloween 31st of October pumpkins
Easter March coloured eggs
Christmas Day 25th of December stockings for presents
Valentine’s Day 14th of February sweethearts
Boxing Day 26th of December boxes with presents


III. Explain that there are nine words denoting holidays of different countries in this word search below. Ask students to find them. Say that the words begin with these letters.

They go across and down What countries are they celebrated in?


I________ Ch____ W_____
V_______ H_____ E______
Th______ N_____ K______


t   c h r i s t m a s      
h     a   c                
a     l   t                
n     l   o               k
k     o   r   e   w o m e n
s     w   y   a           o
g     e       s           w
i     e       t           l
v   i n d e p e n d e n c e
i                         d
n e w y e a r             g
g                         e


Writing practice

I. Ask students to match things that people write or say on holidays

Merry Christmas! Thank you very much.
Congratulations! Cheers!
Pumpkins and candles witches and bats decorations for handles and tall pointy hats It's nice to have a friend like you. I'll tell you what I'm going to do. Because you make me feel so fine, I'll take you for my valentine!
Happy New Year! Trick or Treat!
Ours love will pass all tests It's too early for the rest! You and me, we both together Will be glad for any weather! A health to you, A wealth to you, And the best that life can give to you.

II.Ask students to choose a holiday and write a greeting card to their friend.


I.Ask students to put sentences describing holidays in the correct order and describe the way you celebrate your favourite holidays.

___6___People give presents to their relatives and friends.

___1___They organise a party to celebrate their favourite holiday.

___8___All the guests go for a walk together.

___2___They write cards and invite their friends to the holiday.

___4___They prepare a festive dinner.

___3___They decorate the house for the holiday.

___5___Relatives and friends visit the party.

___7___They enjoy the party.


II. Ask students to describe their favourite holiday to a friend using the vocabulary of the section. Encourage them to use the following questions

· Is it a public or private holiday?

· Is it national or international holiday?

· When do you celebrate it?

· How do you prepare for the holiday?

· How do you celebrate it?

· Are there any customs and traditions connected with the holiday?

· What are they?

· Why is it your favourite holiday?

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