Dec 192013

In this week’s 6 Minute English – Festive feelings transcript video:
It’s that time of the year again! Many people around the world are celebrating Christmas. For some it is a religious occasion; for others it is a chance to relax and get together with friends and family.
In 6 Minute English, Rob and Finn discuss what the festive season means to different people and explain some Christmas-related vocabulary.


6 Minute English – Festive feelings

Vocabulary and definitions
greeting: friendly message usually sent at a special occasion
the festive season: the Christmas period
traditions: old customs that happen regularly and have become the usual
carols: old and well-known songs sung at Christmas
let their hair down: enjoy themselves / have a good time
catch up: talk to people you haven’t seen for a long time
hopeful: believing something good will happen
thankful: grateful for something
joyous: feeling of happiness
stuffing themselves: eating lots of food
community: a group of people who have common interests, and/or live in the same area
socialise: spend time with people you like

6 Minute English: Festive feelings Transcript Video


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