Конспект урока иностранного языка MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR



  • to develop communicative skills using the active vocabulary;
  • improve students' skills for reading, listening and comprehension;
  • to foster students' spoken skills.

Warm up


Oh Christmas Tree! Oh Christmas Tree!

How lovely are your branches.

Oh Christmas Tree! Oh Christmas Tree!

How lovely are your branches.

Lovely and green they always grow,

Through summer sun and winter snow.

Oh Christmas Tree! Oh Christmas Tree!

How lovely are your branches.

Game "Christmas Tree".

Students write as many words (connected with Christmas and New Year) as they can to decorate a Christmas Tree.


I. Vocabulary.

1. Translate the following words:

Різдво, Різдвяні канікули, Merry Christmas, зимня панчоха, вітати, to celebrate, веселий, бажати, Christmas carol, New Year cards, carol singers.

2. Game "A step — a word".

A student makes a step and pronounces a word connected with Christmas and New Year. The more the words — the better for the student.

3. Try to guess what it is.

1) ___ (They) are set up in houses, in the streets and churches and decorated with fairy lights, angels and small toys

In addition little packets of nuts, candies and special biscuits are hung-there. (Christmas Tree)

2) ___ (It) is hung over doors, so the young people have a chance to kiss the girls under it, plucking each time a red berry from__(it). It is said that the girl who

was not kissed under__(it) at Christmas would not get married that year. (Mistletoe an evergreen plant with white berries),

3) On the eve of Christmas children hang their__so that Santa Claus could put presents into them: oranges, sweets, nuts, and if the child didn't behave prop­erly Santa Claus put there a piece of coal as punishment. (Stockings)

4) ___He) got his name from a man known as St. Nicholas who lived in Asia in the fourth century. He gave his wealth to the poor and often to children. (Santa Claus)

5) ____is an essential part of Christmas. No church or school is without its carol service. __may be traditional or by known composers, they can express differ­ent feelings. __appeared in Christmas history about the fifteenth century. (Carol singing)

6) A typical Christmas lunch includes turkey with cranberry sauce and__. Eve­ry young woman in each household to stir the Christmas__if she wishes to-be married that year. (Pudding) 

II. Reading


Christmas is the main public holiday in Great Britain, a Christian festival to remember the birth of Jesus Christ.

In churches people sing Christmas songs, Christmas carols. Sometimes groups of people walk about the streets and sing carols at the doors of the houses. One of the well-known carols is "Silent Night".

Young children are told that Santa Claus will bring them

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