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Young learner topics: Festivals – Halloween

Level: Starter/beginner, Elementary, Pre-intermediate

A fun lesson by Adrian Tennant to introduce and talk about the topic Halloween.

Time needed: 30 minutes +

Main skills: Listening, Speaking

Materials required: Copies of the worksheets for every student. For activity 2 in section coloured paper, scissors, crayons (or coloured pens), string, sticky tape.

Key vocabulary: candle, candy, cat, costumes, ghost, Halloween, lantern, pumpkin, werewolves, witch, celebrate, October.

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