New Year's Eve
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New Year In Times Square
Part A: 1.Porta-Potties 2. Party props 3.Fireworks 4 Party hat 5.Sparkling wine 6. Confetti 7.Snacks 8.LED 9.Baloons 10. Cheerleaders
Mentioned in the report: 1, 4, 6, 8, and 9.
1.It takes a year of planning. 2. more than a billion people around the world. 3.Close to a million people. 4. 32,000 LED lights. 5.Confetti is dropped from seven buildings and from an eighth floor window onto Times Square, over and over to check that it floats and is fluffy. 6.People write their wishes on pieces of confetti. 7.Tourists get their pictures taken in front of a replica of The Time Square Ball. 8.The first ball drop took place in 1907, after fireworks were banned. It's also an old nautical tradition. 9.About 30,000 Nivea hats that will be given. 10.To celebrate the Year of the Snake and because the previous year half a billion Chinese tuned in to the event. 11.Porta-Potties or portable restrooms. 12.In the 70’s there were horses, people worried. Now security is better. There is no alcohol. Police divide up the crowd surrounded by safety lanes. In 2002, there were still one or two retail stores that put up plywood over their windows since they were smashed.
Auld Lang Syne
Find the 5 mistakes.
1.during the New Year’s celebration
2.to remember old friends
3.it means "long, long ago" or "days gone by."
4.The poem is thought to be composed by Robert Burns
Idioms With The Word END
1. odds and ends 2. loose ends 3.at the end of my rope 4. the short end of the stick 5. at a dead end. 6.see beyond the end of his nose. 7.never hear the end of it. 8.a means to an end 9.the end justifies the means 10. light at the end of the tunnel . 11.end in tears. 12.End of story! 13.make ends meet. 14.the end of the world. 15.the candle at both ends
The End of the Year Crossword
Across: 4. The End 5. Lady 8. Time 9. Best 13.December 15. Confetti 17. Santa Claus 18. Hanukkah 19. Firework 20. Countdown
Down: 1. Period 2. New Year's Eve 3.Celebrate 4. Toast 6. Stroke 7. Times Square 10. Resolutions 11. Beans 12. Christmas 14. Song 16. Game over