Merry Christmas 2016 – level 1

23-12-2016 07:00

Christmas is coming. People celebrate Christmas on 25th December. In some countries, people celebrate Christmas on 24th December. People from many countries celebrate Christmas.

The traditions are different from country to country. Usually there are many presents, a lot of good food and Christmas songs. Children and adults get presents from Santa Claus, Father Christmas, or Baby Jesus.

We want to thank you for reading our news this year. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

We are on holiday next week. We will be back on 2nd January, 2017.

Difficult words: celebrate (have fun), adult (a person who is not a child), merry (happy).

You can see a nice Christmas video below.

What do you like about Christmas?


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