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I am a secondary teacher of English in Southern Spain. I studied MFL in Jaén and I got a DPSI certificate in Law in England. I started my teaching career in Newcastle back in 2000, where I lived for 3 years. Once I returned home, I taught in a public school and got ready to sit the "oposiciones" exam, which I passed!!! Currently, I am teaching in Jaén, which has become my definite residence in Spain since 2004.

jueves, 22 de noviembre de 2012

"Thanksgiving Day" activity

Today, Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving, a national holiday which is a kind of pre-Xmas due to the gathering of family and friends. However, its original purpose was to give thanks. Why? Get to know this celebration better with the following video and show your understanding by answering the questions! 1)Name 5 things that are typical in a Thanksgiving Day. 2)Who was travelling in the Mayflower? 3)When and where did they land? 4)What happened after they arrived? 5)Who helped the Colonists? 6)What did the first harvest include? 7)Who is Sarah Josepha Hale? 8)Who declared tha last thursday of November as Thanksgiving Day? 9 What sport is associated to Thanksgiving Day? 10)So... when is Thanksgiving celebrated NOW?

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