The fourth Thursday in November is Thanksgiving in the United States of America. This is one of the busiest travel times of the year because everybody wants to celebrate with his/her family.

This is a collection a short video clips, vocab exercises and crosswords for young learners and some background information for students on an upper-secondary level. 

  • Thanksgiving — Crossword puzzle

    Interactive crossword puzzle. Detailansicht

  • Thanksgiving — Word search printables

    Six Happy Thanksgiving word search exercises for print (pdf). Detailansicht

  • Thanksgiving: History of Thanksgiving (5:33)

    "Although Thanksgiving celebrations dated back to the first European settlements in America, it was not until the 1860s that Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday of November to be a national holiday." Original American video clip (5:33). Highly recommendable. Detailansicht

  • Thanksgiving — Vocabulary

    Thanksgiving wordlist with pictures. PDF-printable. Detailansicht

  • Thanksgiving in the United States

    Thanksgiving in its historical context. Detailansicht

  • Thanksgiving — Things we do

    Illustrated pdf-printable worksheet about things which we usually do on Thanksgiving. Detailansicht

  • A funny Thanksgiving song — except for the turkey

    YouTube song with slides with the text.(1:58) Detailansicht

  • Oh how I love Thanksgiving

    Sort of animated poem mentioning all the traditional food for a Thanksgiving dinner and the fact that all these calories add to your weight. (1:12) Detailansicht

  • Thanksgiving Idioms

    Do you know the expressions "to be stuffed", "go cold turkey" and "Let's talk turkey"? If not, you should watch this video and do the exercises. Detailansicht


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