Oxford Bookworms Factfiles, New Edition: Level 2 (700 headwords) Seasons and Celebrations

Paperback | January 9, 2008

byJackie MaguireEditorChristine Lindop

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In English-speaking countries around the world people celebrate Easter, Valentine's Day, Christmas, and other special days. Some celebrations are new, like Remembrance Day and Mother's Day; others, like the summer solstice, go back thousands of years. What happens on these special days? What do people eat, where do they go, what do they do? Why is there a special day for eating pancakes? Who is the 'guy' that children take onto the streets in November? And where do many people like to spend the shortest night of the year in England? Come on ajourney through a year of celebrations, from New Year's Eve to Christmas.

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In English-speaking countries around the world people celebrate Easter, Valentine's Day, Christmas, and other special days. Some celebrations are new, like Remembrance Day and Mother's Day; others, like the summer solstice, go back thousands of years. What happens on these special days? What do people eat, where do they go, what do th...

Christine Lindop was born in New Zealand where she began her teaching career. She later taught EFL in France and Spain, and has worked as an editor, proofreader, and writer since 1993.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 8.5 × 5.08 × 0.16 inPublished:January 9, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0194233839

ISBN - 13:9780194233835

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