Презентация "Traditions and customs of Great Britain" 8 класс


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  • Traditions and customs of Great Britain

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  • Fine fellows met at five
  • on the first Friday of
  • February.

  • Tradition
  • Custom
  • Royal
  • Religious
  • To connect
  • To mark
  • To follow
  • Fireworks
  • Christmas
  • New year
  • Saint Valentine’s Day
  • To celebrate
  • Present
  • Carol
  • Holiday
  • Card

Christmas

  • The most popular holiday in Great Britain and America
  • Christmas is a joyful religious
  • holiday when Christians
  • celebrate the birth
  • of Jesus Christ. It is
  • celebrated on the 25 of
  • December. The Christmas story
  • comes from the Bible.

  • Christmas tree, Christmas tree
  • What is there under the tree?
  • Presents, candles, coloured lights
  • Always make the children smile.

  • Christmas Wreaths.
  • It is usually hung on the door of a house. Many
  • centuries ago the wreaths were presented as
  • gifts on Christmas.

CHRISTMAS

  • Christmas is traditional family reunion day. In Britain, Christmas is the most important public holiday of the year. It combines the custom of giving gifts with the tradition of spending this day with the family.

Boxing Day

  • The first weekday after Christmas is a public holiday. In England it is called Boxing Day. In past times it was the traditional day to give presents to servants.

This day is called Boxing day because at one time the present were put in boxes. Usually Boxing Day is December 26, but if Christmas Day falls on a Saturdays Boxing Day is on December27

Besides the Christmas tree, holly and mistletoe are used to decorate the house.

  • Besides the Christmas tree, holly and mistletoe are used to decorate the house.

Carol singing is an essential part of Christmas. No church or school is without its carol service. Carols may be traditional or by known composers they can express different feelings. Carols appeared in Christmas history about the fifteenth century.

  • Carol singing is an essential part of Christmas. No church or school is without its carol service. Carols may be traditional or by known composers they can express different feelings. Carols appeared in Christmas history about the fifteenth century.

For people all over the world New Year is a season of giving and receiving presents. People go from house to house to sing carols.

  • For people all over the world New Year is a season of giving and receiving presents. People go from house to house to sing carols.
  • American children believe that Santa Claus lives on the North Pole with his wife. The whole year he lists the names of children both
  • those who have been good and those
  • who have been bad. He decides what
  • present to give to the good children.
  • Celebration

  • Saint
  • Valentine’s
  • Day

Saint-Valentines Day

  • It is celebrated on the 14-th of February

There are many holidays in Britain, on which different traditions are observed. One of such holidays is St. Valentine’s day.

  • There are many holidays in Britain, on which different traditions are observed. One of such holidays is St. Valentine’s day.
  • On that day the Englishmen send to people they love. Some people draw hearts, roses and Cupid with an arrow on them. But almost all of Valentine cards say “Be my Valentine”.
  • In Great Britain it is a holiday of love and friendship.

  • Nevertheless, Valentine's Day Cards remain extremely popular and are manufactured on an enormous cards may be purchased for sweethearts, spouses, children, parents, teachers and even pets. In terms of the sheer numbers of greetings sent annually, February 14 ranks second only to Christmas.
  • Today, a valentine card is usually accompanied by the more elaborate gifts of candy, flowers and perfume.

  • To the realized Your wishes
  • A health to you,
  • A wealth to you.
  • Joy, happiness, success.
  • Happier Days Ahead...
  • Happy Ending!
  • May the Love, Peace, and Joy of New year be yours always.
  • Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
  • From My Home To Yours...
  • My Wishes To You...
  • From_____ with love.

  • Thank you!!!