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New Year's

Holidays & Events

High Int – Adv

Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

Despite sharing a common date, countries around the world celebrate the New Year in a multitude of ways. Students learn about the New Year's ball in Times Square. Idioms are introduced.

  • logic
  • reform
  • adopt
  • multitude
  • frigid
  • ceremony
  • huddle
  • festive
  • stuffed
  • fate
  • spectacle
  • petrified
  • bond
  • grandeur
  • precedent
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)
  • Vocabulary Preview C(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)