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Video:

Watch this video about the origins of Halloween and answer the questions:




  • 1. What is the meaning of All Hallows' Day?
  • 2. Why do people dress up for Halloween?
  • 3. What are the origins of trick or treating?
  • 4. What do people do on Halloween's night?


*Samhain: is the Celtic word for summer end.
*Souling: children and poor people would sing and say prayers for the dead in return for cakes.

Key (for the video)




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1.
a. calling
b. greeting
c. congratulation
d. wishful
2.
a. booths
b. boxes
c. cubby-holes
d. sheds
3.
a. faded
b. passed out
c. disappeared
d. vanished
4.
a. remnants
b. remains
c. leftovers
d. rags
5.
a. increasingly
b. decreasingly
c. less and less
d. growingly
6.
a. collectible
b. hoarded
c. accumulated
d. amassed
7.
a. customary
b. pre-eminent
c. rare
d. odd
8.
a. fierce
b. loyal
c. fair
d. healthy
9.
a. depictions
b. portraits
c. profiles
d. photofits
10.
a. glimpse
b. stare
c. glare
d. peer


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