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Russian and English Holidays
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Russian and English Holidays Ильина Елена Сергеевна Школа 493 Учитель английского языка Санкт-Петербург 2007
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New Year’s Day in Russia New Year’s Day In England Women’s Day in Russia Mother’s Day in England Your project Useful information
Introduction Every country has its own national holidays, but there are holidays that are common for many countries. People all over the world know New Year’s Day, Christmas and Easter. In Russia, New Year’s Day is the most popular holiday.
- What other Russian holidays do you know? - What holidays do you celebrate on these days? 1st January 7th January 23rd February 8th March 12th April 1st May 9th May 1st June 12th June 1st September 4th November 12th December
New Year’s Day in Russia New Year’s Day is a family event in Russia. People begin to prepare for this holiday beforehand. People decorate their New Year trees with tinsel, various baubles and colored lights. They usually put their presents under the tree. When the Kremlin clock strikes 12 they see the New Year in.
New Year’s Day in England On the 1st of January people do not go to bed until after midnight on December 31. They like to see the old year out and the new year in. New Year is not so popular in England as in our country, although it is rather popular in Scotland. On that day people usually visit their friends and there is a lot of dancing and eating. In Scotland people bring a piece of coal for good luck in the New Year.
Activities What are the similarities between holidays in Russia and England? What are the differences? What do you do on New Year’s day?
Women’s Day in Russia International Women’s Day is one of the popular and well-known holidays and this holiday is spent on 8th March. This holiday has long and special history. Women are respected for ages over the world, but the proclamation of International Women’s Day by United Nations was on 8th March of 1975. the main aim of this holiday is to remember that how is an ordinary woman takes place in family. It is a day off. This day in each family women do not work and men do all housework. Cooking, cleaning house, washing up dishes and other works such these are done by men. This day men present different gifts to their wives. Women usually are presented with flowers, perfume and lovable words.
Mother’s Day in England British celebrate Mother’s Day on March, 26. During Victorian times of children sent to work far from a house at early age, and the money earned by them, sent to the family budget. One day in one year to children was authorized to lead houses together with parents. They brought to mothers (and to grandmothers) small gifts, such, as bouquet colors or fresh eggs. Now this day children give to mothers and grandmothers bouquet colors and carry out for them all homework.
Activities What are the similarities between holidays in Russia and England? What are the differences? What do you do on this day? Discuss the history of the Women’s Day and the Mother’s Day with your partner.
And now it’s your turn! Use these ideas to make your project: you can compare Christmas in England and in Russia; or you can compare St. Valentine’s Day in Russia and in England; also you can think of your own theme about holidays, for example: “Why we buy fir-trees for New Year’s Day” Use your imagination!