Culture Class: National Holidays

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What are the 5 most important National Holidays?

ENGLISH:

1. New Year's Day

2. Thanksgiving Day

3. Christmas

4. Children's Day

5. Independence Day

KOREAN:

1. 설날

seol nal

2. 추석

chuseok

3. 성탄절, 크리스마스

seongtanjeol,keuriseumaseu

4. 어린이 날

eorininal

5. 광복절

Gongbeuk jeol

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♡VOCABULARY LIST AND EXAMPLES♡

1.어린이날

- eorinigal

*Children's Day*

Example:

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어린이날에는 가족들이 롯데월드나 에버랜드 같은 놀이공원을 방문합니다.
eorininareneun gajokdeuri rotdewoldeuna ebeoraendeu gachin norigongwoneul bangmunhamnida.

"On Children's Day, families visit amusement parks like Lotte world or Everland."

2. 추석

  - Chuseok

*Korean Thanksgiving Day*

Example:

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추석에는 사람들이 보름달을 보며 소원을 빕니다.
chuseogeneun saramdeuri boreumttareul bomyeo sowoneul bimnida.

"On Thanksgiving day, people make wishes while watching the full moon."

추석 때 어디 갔어요?
chuseok ttae eodi gasseoyo?

"Where did you go during Chuseok?"

3. 성탄절, 크리스마스

   - seongtanjeol,keuriseumaseu

  * Christmas *

Example:
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크리스마스에는 연인과 가족들을 위한 행사들이 많이 열립니다.
keuriseumaseueneun nyeoningwa gajokdeureul rwihan haengsadeuri mani yeollimnida.

"On Christmas Day, there are many events for couples and families."

4. 광복절

   -Gongbeuk jeol

  

*Independence Day*

Example:

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광복절날 오전 10시에 사람들은 묵념을 합니다.
gwangbokjeollal rojeon 10sie saramdeureun mungnyeomeul hamnida.

"At 10 a.m. on Independence Day, people observe a moment of silence."

5.설날

  -seol gal

*New Year's Day
(Lunar New Year's day)*

Example:
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설날 아침에 한국 사람들은 떡국을 먹습니다.
seollal rachime hanguk saramdeureun tteokgugeul meokseumnida.

"On the morning of New year's day, Korean people eat soup with thinly sliced rice cakes."

하루만 지나면 설날이야.
haru-man jinamyeon seolnal-iya

"Just one more day and it's New Year's Day."

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LET'S REVIEW STUDENTS.
Get 1/4 sheet of paper and answer this!

TEST I

Choose true or false. If your answer is false please write the correct answer.

1.  광복절 → Independence Day

□True

□False

2.  추석 → to lose

□True

□False

3.  설날 → to come back alive, to revive

□True

□False

4.  성탄절, 크리스마스 → Christmas

□True

□False

5.  어린이날 → Christianity

□True

□False


TEST II

Type in the English equivalent.

1.  광복절

2.  설날

3.  어린이날

4.  성탄절, 크리스마스

5.  추석




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ANSWER KEY!

*Please check your own paper.

TEST I

1. True
2. False ----- Thanksgiving Day
3. False------ New Years Day
4. True
5. False------- Childrens Day

TEST II

1.  광복절 - Independence Day

2.  설날 - New Years Day

3.  어린이날- Childrens Day

4.  성탄절, 크리스마스 - Christmas Day

5.  추석 - Thanksgiving Day

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