Celebrations

Practise speaking French by listening to these questions and answers on the topic of Culture.

Question 3

Décris une fête importante en Ecosse ou en France. Qu’est-ce qu’on fait/mange etc?

Decsribe an important celebration in Scotland or in France. What do you do/eat etc?

Answer 3

Le nouvel an est vraiment important en Ecosse. La fête s’appelle ‘Hogmanay’. Il y a souvent des feux d’artifice et un ‘ceilidh’ où les gens dansent des danses traditionelles et jouent la musique folklorique.

En France, on fête Noël le vingt-quatre décembre. Les gens mangent un grand repas et ouvre les cadeaux.

The New Year is really important in Scotland. The celebration is called Hogmanay. There are often fireworks and a 'ceilidh' where people dance traditional dances and play folk music.

In France Christmas is celebrated on the 24th of December. People eat a big meal and open presents.