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Lunar New Year

Holidays & Events

Int – High Int

Grades 6–12

It's the year of the tiger! Lunar New Year (also called "Chinese New Year" and "Spring Festival") is the biggest and most important holiday of the year for Chinese people around the world. People in other Asian countries such as Vietnam and Korea celebrate the new year at this time as well. Students study the Chinese zodiac and learn "red" idioms.

  • fixed
  • lunar
  • prosperous
  • symbolize
  • sweep
  • fortune
  • debt
  • argument
  • wealth
  • ancestors
  • feast
  • ensure
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • introduction to idioms
  • comprehension questions
  • pair work
  • group work
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Animal Signs & Characteristics(Reference)
  • Red Words & Idioms(Reference)
  • Idioms Practice(Multiple-Choice)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)