Saturday, 31 October 2009

Fourth year - Listening: Halloween and its history

Watch the following video and answer the questions below:

1. What does Samhaim mean?

2. What did the druids try to foretell?

3. Why did the Celts light bonfires and disguise themselves?

4. What did Pope Gregory III establish? Why?

5. What event brought the Irish to America in the mid 19th century?

6. What did the traditional celtic bonfires and demonic disguises turn into in America?

7. What are the origins of trick-or-treating?

Click here to see the answers to the questions.

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