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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #79481: Merry Christmas!
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    Merry Christmas!


     

     John Lennon / Yoko Ono  -  Happy Christmas  (War Is Over)

     So this is Xmas
     And what have you done?
     Another year over
     And a new one just begun.
     And so this is Xmas
     I hope you have fun
     The near and the dear one
     The old and the young.

     A very Merry Xmas
     And a happy New Year,
     Let's hope it's a good one
     Without any fear. 

     And so this is Xmas
     For weak and for strong
     For rich and the poor ones
     The world is so wrong.
     And so happy Xmas
     For black and for white
     For yellow and red ones
     Let's stop all the fight.

     A very Merry Xmas
     And a happy New Year,
     Let's hope it's a good one
     Without any fear.

     War is over, if you want it
     War is over now...   (ter)

     

     

     Christmas in Vienna, December 1999

     

                                                                           Around the world

     

    VOCABULARY

     Santa Claus (US)
     Father Christmas (GB) 
     Sleigh  
     Sack 
     Reindeer 
     Santa's suit is red 
     Santa's boots are black
     Bell

    Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer
     
    Rudolph is the leader of the team
     
    Elf (pl.elves)
    The elves help Santa claus, they are toys makers

    The flying reindeer pull the sleigh.

    A sleigh drawn by flying reindeer

     

     Merry / happy 
     Celebrate
     Carols 
     Peace 
     Fir tree 
     Christmas tree
     Decoration
     Tinsel 
     Ribbon 
     Glitter 
     Jingle

          

     Gift 
     Hang 
     
     Eve 
     Christmas eve 
     Winter 
     Evergreen
     Holly 
     Mistletoe

      

            

                                                                                    Christmas ornaments
        

           

                       
     Parcel  Candle  Stockings  Angel  Candy cane
     Lights Balls  Star
                                                                           Toys
          
     spinning top skateboard jack-in-the-box seesaw rocking horse doll teddy bear kite

     

        
     




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    Choisir le mot qui convient.
    Choose the right word.

        Not long ago I received this letter from Alexia, my granddaughter.

     

    Dear Grandma,
      Some of my friends say there is no Santa Claus. Dad doesn't listen to me and Mum says: I don't know.
      Please Grandma, tell me the truth. Is there a Santa Claus? Shall I write a letter this year? 

     

    my answer:

     Yes, Alexia there is a  , your friends are wrong and you will write your letter.

     Start the letter with a greeting: 'Dear Santa'.
     It's polite to ask him how he's doing, if he has his  ready, if the have finished all the .
     Then tell him you have been very good all year and ask him to bring you the presents you wish:
     a and a I suppose.
     
     Your brothers are too young to write so you should also ask a for Thomas and a for Bob.

     Don't forget to thank Santa for being so generous.

     Write a closing such as 'Love' and sign your name.

     On help your father to decorate the with ornaments:
      , , .
     Hang above the and set several on the mantel.
    I think it would be a good idea to leave some lumps of sugar for and the .

    Santa Claus will be happy to see such a nice place and will give you the presents.

    And don't worry, Alexia. Santa Claus does exist.
    It's like fairies
    Images, you have never seen them but that's no proof that there are not fairies.
    I'm sure Santa Claus will live for ever.
    A thousand years from now he will continue to make glad the hearts of children.

    love

                                                           









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