Christmas is a good topic as it touches on so many aspects of society and culture. It’s also pretty good fun.
Updated 30th November 2022
This is a fun Christmas role play activity. Students can listen to the audio or watch the video and match the vocabulary to the pictures. Then they can answer the questions or create their own “Good Christmas” role play.
This is a complementary exercise to the Christmas role play activity above. But this time the idea is to a “Bad Christmas” role play.
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Students can watch the video or listen to the audio and complete the gap fill conversation. Then they have to use at least 6 of the most common words or phrases to make their own conversation.
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Using pictures is a great way to present and illustrate the story of Christmas. And by getting students to match the pictures to the vocabulary, they will become more deeply engaged with the story.
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Just a fun brainstorming exercise covering different aspects of Christmas.
In this Christmas vocabulary exercise students match the Christmas related words and phrases to the pictures. The vocabulary can serve as an icebreaker or introduction into the religious, cultural and moral aspects of Christmas.
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This is a Christmas discussion questions and speaking activity worksheet for English language learners.
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This is an activity for introducing or exploring Christmas related vocabulary with English language learners. It can used for dictating new language or it can be used as a game by giving students or teams points for finding the words that match the pictures.
This is an elementary activity to get students talking about Christmas.
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In this totally fun exercise students match the words and phrases to the appropriate pictures for a humorous look at Santa’s life.
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In this Christmas vocabulary exercise students complete the speech bubbles with their own ideas about what Santa is saying.
In this Christmas vocabulary exercise students sort the Christmas related words into suitable categories.
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5 Replies to “Entertaining Christmas vocabulary and speaking exercises”
Excellent site. Thanks
It is a great commitment. Quite rich for learners of english language and for anyone else.
I like the variety of activities – thank you for showing some that are appropriate for adult learners!
Ok! Thanks for the comments. Much appreciated!
Great class materials