New Year’s Day

10 01, 2019

New Year Celebrations in the USA 

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Country Studies Learn about New Year celebrations in the United States. "Ring out the old, ring in the new," wrote Alfred Lord Tennyson, the nineteenth century English poet.  And that's exactly what    Americans do every December 31.  New Year's Eve is a time for merriment.  At midnight bells ring, horns blow, and friends exchange kisses. 

6 01, 2019

New Year’s Day and Winter Holidays

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Year 2 Let's learn to speak about New Year's Day and winter holidays. Vocabulary fir-tree - ялина pine-tree - сосна We decorate fir-trees and pine-trees for Christmas and New Year. lights - вогні There are many little lights on the Christmas Tree. poem - вірш We learn poems. recite a poem - декламувати вірш Children recite poems

6 01, 2019

New Year Wishes

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May the Season Bring You Every Happiness! Here are some New Year Wishes. New Year greetings come to you Along with hearfelt wishes too. May all you do meet with success, And bring you every happiness! Each time an old year closes And we start a year that's new We think of those we care

6 01, 2019

Hogmanay  and  First  Footing

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Read about Hogmanay  and  First  Footing to learn Scottish traditions. Lang may yer lum reek! May you live long and well! At midnight on 31st December throughout Great Britain people celebrate the coming of the New Year, by holding hands in a large circle and singing a song: Should old acquaintance be forgot, And never

4 01, 2019

Interesting Facts about Hogmanay

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What is Hogmanay? For most of the world December 31 is New Year’s Eve, but in Scotland it’s something much more important: Hogmanay. Hogmanay is a very big deal in Scotland. It’s the biggest day in the festive calendar, a celebration that makes Christmas Day seem very small indeed – and it’s like nothing else

4 01, 2019

Interesting Facts about New Year Celebration in Scotland

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Here are some interesting facts about New Year's Eve in Scotland. The celebration of New Year's Eve is one of the oldest rites known to man. Even in primitive, ancient societies some sort of New Year ritual was celebrated, and the celebrtions were surprisingly similar to our own - composed of about equal parts noise,

5 01, 2018

New Year’s Day

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New Year's Day - 1 January New Year's Day is the first day of the year. It is on 1 January in countries using the Gregorian calendar. Communities using other calendars celebrate New Year on other dates: the Jewish New Year, for example, is Rosh Hashanah (1 Tishri), which falls in September or October, and