As Americans celebrate Thanksgiving even under lockdown, it's a good time to introduce, or remind pupils about this major event in the U.S. calendar, and give them a little refresher about the foundation of the United States. These video and audio resources are just what you need.
You can find these videos and audio recordings with interactive comprehension activities in the Banque de ressources anglais cycle 4:
Videos > A2 > Rencontres avec d'autres cultures > "Thanksgiving"
In this video, an American family sits down to Thanksgiving dinner and discusses the origins of the celebration.
Audios > A1+ > Rencontres avec d'autres cultures > Témoignages > "Korean Thanksgiving"
A Korean-American teenager describes how her family celebrates Thanksgiving twice: the American version and the Korean version, Chuseok.
Audios > B1 > Rencontres avec d'autres cultures > Saynètes > "Thanksgiving"
Madison, an American exchange student, explains Thanksgiving to her English host family.
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