First of all, let me thank you all for coming here today. I’m happy that so many of you could make it today. For those of you who don’t know me, my name is My. I’m a student of English 1 intake 6. This afternoon, I’m going to be introducing about Christmas Day in England. This information I give you today should help you understand and have a basic knowledge of Christmas Day. I divided my presentation into 3 part. I’ll be gin by telling you about origins of Christmas Day. Then I’ll be talk about traditions of Christmas. I’ll end by showing some images and symbols of Christmas. My talk should take about 5 minutes. Please feel free to interrupt me at any time with questions. So now, let’s get started.
II. Main part
As I mentioned before, I’d like to give you some information about Origins of Christmas Day Christmas Day is an annual commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ. and a widely observed holiday, celebrated generally on December 25 by millions of people around the world. Christmas is a civil holiday in many of the world’s nation, celebrated by increasing number of non- Christians. “Christmas” is a compound word originating in the term” Christ’s Mass”. In addition to”Christmass”, the holiday has been known by various other names throughout it history such as: Nativity, Yule, Xmas, Noel,… The original date of the celebration in Eastern Christianity was January 6, in connection with Epiphany, and that is still the date of the celebration for the Armenian Apostolic Church and in Armenia, where it is a public holiday. Countries in which Christmas is not a formal public holiday include China, (excepting Hong Kong and Macao), Japan, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Thailand, Iran, Turkey and North Korea. Let’s move on to the next point: traditions of Christmass Day So, what do people in England do on Christmass Day? There are some activities on this day. Many people in...