Unit 11 – Chinese New Year English Lesson
Unit 11: Chinese New Year
- This English lesson teaches students words and expressions related to Chinese New Year celebrations.
- The lesson also teaches a number of verb/noun collocations used when talking about festivals.
- It teaches ESL kids the use of tag questions to confirm information.
Main Lesson Materials & Study Steps
At Freddie’s school, teaching children about different cultures is important. Today the lesson focuses on the Chinese New Year or Spring Festival. Ms. Ann teaches students how the Chinese New Year is celebrated and offers lucky money in red packets to the students. Freddie is delighted.
|· red envelope|
|· lucky money|
|· lunar calendar|
|· Spring Festival|
|· celebrate||· Chinese New Year|
|· get||· lucky money|
|· give||· lucky money|
|· have||· a feast|
|· eat||· dumplings|
|· open||· the red envelope|
|· go||· to school|
Spring Festival Celebration
- The Chinese celebrate Spring Festival according to the lunar calendar.
- Children do not go to school during the Spring Festival.
- Married people give lucky money to children.
- Families usually have a feast.
- Chinese people eat dumplings with chopsticks.
- Children open the red envelope to find lucky money.
Spring Festival Events: There is…/There are...
- There is a parade during the Chinese New Year.
- There is a show during the Chinese New Year.
- There are fireworks during the Chinese New Year.
- There are feasts in different homes.