Enter the following site about the American and British holidays and read its introduction. After reading it, answer the following question.
1. Although the USA and England share the same language, there are some differences between them. What are they?
Now read the whole text and try to answer:
2. True or False?
( ) Fireworks were always used to celebrate New Year’s Day in Britain.
( ) There are parades in the first day of the year in both countries.
( ) It is an American tradition to open the back door, letting the old year out, and to ask the first dark-haired man who’s spotted to bring salt, coal and bread through the front door.
3. Check the incorrect tradition that both countries share on Easter:
( ) Decorating eggs.
( ) Egg rolling.
( ) Visits from the Easter Bunny.
( ) Egg hunts.
4. What are the holidays these countries celebrate during autumn? Describe them.
5. Describe the main tradition differences between the USA and Great Britain concerning the Christmas period.
By Hugo, Márcia, Renata, Tayla