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New Year's

Holidays & Events

Low Int – Int

Teens & Adults

New Year's Day wasn't always on January 1st. Every nation celebrates the New Year in a unique way. In this lesson, students learn some traditions from around the world.

  • celebrate
  • calendar
  • official
  • party
  • fireworks
  • countdown
  • trouble
  • burn
  • tradition
  • spirit
  • be going to
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • pair work
  • discussion questions
  • making resolutions
  • find someone who
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review(Type in the Blanks)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)