Thanksgiving Day and black Friday

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Learn about Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday
Practise English writing skills
Practise listening skills
Learn something about English cultures

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Thanksgiving Day 

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Thanksgiving Day
Each year Americans in the United States celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday on the fourth Thursday of November. One of the best things about Thanksgiving is spending time with family. Most families follow traditions begun on the first Thanksgiving.

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Some traditions
  • Famous foods associated with Thanksgiving are turkey and cookies. 

  • At the meal, many families observe the ritual of going around the table to express what each member is thankful for.

  • The President of the United States also traditionally pardons a live turkey, meaning the turkey will live on a farm without threat of being eaten.

  • Black Friday & Cyber Monday

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Slide 7 - Video

Writing assignment
I am thankful for.....

Explain why. 

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Vrijdag was het Black Friday!
Maar wat is Black Friday nou eigenlijk?

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Black Friday
Black Friday is an informal name for the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, which is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. The day after Thanksgiving has been regarded as the beginning of America's Christmas shopping season 

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Black Friday
Since 2006, there have been 12 reported deaths and 117 injuries throughout the United States. It is common for prospective shoppers to camp out over the Thanksgiving holiday in an effort to secure a place in front of the line and thus a better chance at getting desired items.

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Black Friday
Black Friday has routinely been the busiest shopping day of the year in the United States.
Retailers write Black instead of red numbers. Hence the name Black Friday. 

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Wie wacht tot vrijdag om iets te kopen/bestellen omdat het dan goedkoper is?
Ja, ik.
Nee, echt niet.
Wat is er vrijdag dan? Ik snap het niet!

Slide 14 - Quizvraag

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Where did Black Friday first start?

It started in the United Kingdom, then Americans started doing it as well.
It started in the United Kingdom and America at the same time.
It started in America, then Britons started doing it as well.
It is not clear where Black Friday started.

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Black Friday is called this way because:

after this day many people have little money left, which is called: “being in the black”.
all the shopping people create crowded streets, looking as if the streets were black.
shops lose a lot of money on this day because they are selling things so cheaply.
a lot of shops start to make profits during this day.

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Are all the shops open at the same time?

No, they are not allowed to be open at the same time as their neighbour.
Yes, they are required by law to be open all week.
No, some are open all week while some wait with opening until 12 a.m.
Yes, because they want to be open at the same time as their competitors.

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What do people fight over?

Things they both want to purchase.
Nothing, people are usually in a good mood during Black Friday.
Over who enters a store first when it opens
Over who can park their car in the spots closest to the shops.

Slide 22 - Quizvraag

1.When is Black Friday?
2. Choose a product you would like to buy. Search in three different stores for the price. Write down the price at every store. Which one is the most expensive?
3. What is the best price?  
4. Is your product going to be on sale during Black Friday? 
5. Does this store have Black Friday and when does it start? 

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Slide 24 - Video