ESL Video Quiz: Halloween History | National GeographicQuiz #: 13208
A short Halloween history, from Celts, Catholic Church influence to the Irish immigrants who brought it to the USA.
Level: High Intermediate
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[uncountable] a type of sewing in which many
coloured squares of cloth are stitched together to
make one large piece
to sew two pieces of cloth together, or to sew a
decoration onto a piece of cloth
stitch something onto/across something
The jersey has his name stitched across the back.
stitch something ↔ together
1 to put different things or parts of something
together to make one larger thing:
In ten years, they have been able to stitch
together a national network of banks.
Spread past tense and past participle spread
1affect more people/places
[intransitive and transitive] if something
spreads or is spread, it becomes larger or moves
so that it affects more people or a larger area
Harvest [uncountable and countable] the time when
crops are gathered from the fields, or the act of
Lit – past tense of light
to make an angry, unhappy, or confused expression,
moving your eyebrows together:
Mattie frowned at him disapprovingly.
frown on/upon somebody/something
to disapprove of someone or something, especially
Even though divorce is legal, it is still frowned
[intransitive and transitive] to combine, or to
join things together to form one thing
Why did the Celts celebrate the festival Samhain
on 31 October?
What did they do on that day?
What did the Vatican frown on?
Why did the church designate the 1st November as
All Saints Day?
What did hallow mean?
Which people brought Halloween to America?
When did they come to the USA?
Why did they immigrate to the USA?
What two customs did they bring with them?
Explain why trick or treat was an extortion deal?
Halloween History | National Geographic
Quiz #: 13208
Halloween is as patchwork holiday stiched_______________with cultural, religious and occult traditions.
It was the time when the veil between __________ and life was supposed to be at its thinnest.
On Samhain the villagers gathered and lit huge bonfires to drive the dead back to the spirit world and keep them away from the ______________
November 1st was designated All Saints Day, to honor the martyrs and the ____________ faithful.
Hallow means _________or saintly.
The Irish brought several of their ______________with them
Storekeepers and neighbors began giving treats or_________to stop the tricks.
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