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Task Description
Find out about the true story behind the ancient origins of Halloween. I bet you didn't know it.
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When most people think of Halloween, they think of trick-or-treating, parades, bobbing for apples and other family-friendly activities.
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2 minutes 16 seconds
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Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
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Listening comprehension
General topic
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Pre-intermediate (A2), Intermediate (B1), Upper-intermediate (B2), Advanced (C1)
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This resource is intended for:Adults, High schoolers
High schoolers
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This resource does not contain any images, words or ideas that would upset a reasonable person in any culture.
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This resource is licensed by Anka55 under the Creative Commons Attribution License.
Published 28/10/2019
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Fill the gap.
When most people think of Halloween, they think of trick-or-treating,bobbing forand other family-friendly activities.
2. Fill the gap.
It all gets back someyears to the ancient Celticknown as Samhain celebrated on November 1st.
3. Fill the gap.
People believed that thereturned as
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The Christianturned Samhain into All Saints' Day or All Hallows in thecentury.
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All three of these traditions originated in medieval
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Young people wouldup in costume and acceptwine, money.
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In 19th century Americaandimmigrants revived these old traditions.
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Todayis big
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Americans spend $6 billion on Halloween each year making it themost commercial holiday after
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