Celebrations and Festivals Vocabulary and Speaking Exercises

  • One of the more interesting topics used in English language textbooks involves teaching the language, vocabulary and expressions associated with customs, traditions, celebrations and festivals of different cultures around the world.
  • This is a pretty upbeat, fun topic and easily taught with questionnaires, quizzes and picture-matching vocabulary exercises.

Easter vocabulary worksheet (PDF)

Easter: reading comprehension (PDF)

Celebrations vocabulary/speaking exercise

Halloween activities

Valentine’s Day

Christmas lessons

4 New Year’s resolutions vocabulary and discussion activities (PDF)

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Festivals & special days test (PDF)

Irish cloze (PDF)

Chinese New Year (PDF)