23 nov. 2011

THANKSGIVING DAY

Thanksgiving is a harvest festival and family holiday.
People in the USA celebrate Thanksgiving every year.
Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the USA.
This year, Thanksgiving is on November 24th.


ABOUT THANKSGIVING

Thanksgiving is a big family celebration.
People travel from all over the USA to be with their family for the holiday.
Roads and airports get very busy over Thanksgiving weekend.
Many big cities hold parades and other special events.

THE THANKSGIVING DINNER

Thanksgiving was originally a Christian religious festival.
Christian families often say a prayer (called grace) before eating their Thanksgiving dinner.
Many non-Christians also enjoy celebrating Thanksgiving.
Traditional Thanksgiving foods include turkey with stuffing and cranberry sauce, sweetcorn and sweet potatoes.
A sweet dessert called pumpkin pie is also eaten.

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20 nov. 2011

SOMETHING STUPID

This is the song we listened to in class. Something Stupid was originally a hit for father and daughter duo Frank and Nancy Sinatra in 1967. Robbie Williams and Nicole Kidman made a new recording of the song in 2001.



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