Level: beginner – elementary
Answer the questions:
- What is Halloween? a) holiday b) fair c) parade
- When is Halloween? a) the night of October 29 b) the night of October 31 c) the night November 2
- On Halloween, children often … a) watch TV b) read book c) dress up
2. New vocabulary:
3. Complete the sentences about the words above:
- A … is a small creature with 8 legs.
- A … is a large, round, orange vegetable.
- A … is a Halloween decoration.
- A … is a woman with magic powers.
- A … is the spirit of a dead person.
- A spider makes a … .
- Children wear … on Halloween.
- … is a Halloween custom.
- On Halloween, children go trick-or-treating and ask for … .
- An … is a bird.
4. Answer the questions:
- Do you like Halloween?
- Do you celebrate Halloween every year? If so, how do you celebrate?
- Do you make Jack-o’-lanterns?
- Do you decorate your house/apartment?
- Is Halloween spooky?
5. Watch the video. Repeat the words after the speaker:
6. Match the words with their phonetic transcription:
|1) monster||a. /ˈvæmpaɪə(r)/|
|2) vampire||b. /blæk kæt/|
|3) bat||c. /ˈskelɪt(ə)n/|
|4) black cat||d. /ˈmɒnstə(r)/|
|5) mummy||e. /ˈhɔːntɪd haʊs/|
|6) skeleton||f. /ˈmʌmi/|
|7) haunted house||g. /bæt/|
7. Answer the questions:
- Are you afraid of monsters/vampires/bats/spiders/ghosts?
- Do you like black cats?
- Are haunted houses spooky?
- Are skeletons/mummies/owls/Jack-o’-lanterns scary?
- Is pumpkin/candy tasty?
- Do you go trick-or-treating on Halloween? Why/why not?
- Is Halloween a popular holiday in your country? If so, tell your teacher what people in your country do on Halloween. Use the key vocabulary of this lesson.