eslbig.gif (5241 bytes)Christmas Project

We are going to consider Christmas time from 24th of December till the end of our Christmas holidays on 7th January.

General Questions

  1. What is Xmas to you? Do you like this celebration?
  2. Is it a family celebration for you?
  3. Do you have a traditional Christmas?
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  5. Do you celebrate Christmas in your native town?
  6. Are you a religious person?
  7. What religion do you have? Does your religion celebrate Christmas?

    Christmas Celebrations and Traditions

  1. Do you celebrate Xmas in a special way?
  2. How is Xmas with your family?
  3. Do you celebrate Xmas eve, Xmas lunch or Xmas dinner?
  4. Do you attend any special ceremonies religious or not?
  5. What is Christmas like in your hometown?
  6. What is Christmas like in your country?
  7. Which are the main Christmas celebrations in your Country?
  8. Which are the main Christmas days in your Country?
  9. Tell us about any other special traditions you have in your native culture.
  10. What do families do?
  11. Are there any special customs for children, young people, or adults?
  12. Do you buy presents at Christmas?
  13. Who do you buy presents to?
  14. When do you do your Xmas shopping?
  15. What kind of presents do you buy?
  16. What kind of presents do you expect to get?
  17. When do you give the presents?
  18. When do you open the presents?

    Christmas decorations and music

  1. Do your town get decorated at Christmas?
  2. How is it decorated?
  3. Do you usually decorate your home?
  4. Have you got any customs for Christmas decoration?
  5. When do you start decorating your home?
  6. How do you decorate it (indoors and outdoors)?
  7. Do you put a tree up or a "BelÚn"?
  8. Do you know what a "Belen" is?
  9. What other ornaments do you use?
  10. What are the predominant colours in your traditional decoration in your country?
  11. Is there any special music or songs for Christmas in you culture?
  12. What are they like? Which instruments are typical?

    Food and drink

  1. What is your traditional Xmas lunch or dinner like? Do you have turkey for dinner?
  2. When do you have dinner or lunch with your family?
  3. Do you have any traditional meals for this celebration?
  4. Do you have any special food and cakes?
  5. Do you drink any special drinks at Christmas?
  6. What is your favourite food a Christmas time?
  7. Tell us a typical menu for Christmas. Give us a special recipe for Christmas.
  8. Tell us about anything special or different that you did not mention before.
  9. You can ask anything you would like to know about our traditions and customs at Christmas.