New Year Worksheets
People all around the world celebrate the New Year differently so here at Busy Teacher, there are
67 worksheets to help you talk about this topic in your classes
This New Year worksheet
will help structure a writing activity. Students should write down their New Year’s resolutions. You might want to save this for the end of your New Year’s class or for homework so that students have plenty of time to think about their answers. While the graphics on this worksheet may seem a little childish, the content is appropriate for every ESL student because students can adapt their answers to be as simple or complex as their ability allows. You might even want to consider sharing some of the resolutions about the classroom (anonymously of course) and creating a list of class resolutions. Additionally, you can share some of your own resolutions; this might make students feel more comfortable about sharing their ideas with you. This is one of the many worksheets available so if you are looking for something else, check out the rest of this page and download the ones that seem the most interesting.
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What is New Year?
The New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new calendar year, and is the day on which the year count of the specific calendar used is incremented. For many cultures, the event is celebrated in some manner. The New Year of the Gregorian calendar, today in worldwide use, falls on 1 January, continuing the practice of the Roman calendar. There are numerous calendars that remain in regional use that calculate the New Year differently. The order of months in the Roman calendar has been January to December since King Numa Pompilius in about 700 BC, according to Plutarch and Macrobius. According to the Christian tradition, 1 January is the day of the circumcision of Jesus (on the eighth day of his birth), when the name of Jesus was given to him (Luke 2:21). Since then, 1 January has been the first day of the year, except during the Middle Ages when several other days were the first (1 March, 25 March, Easter, 1 September, 25 December).
This resource is a fun and effective way to teach English conversation, improve listening skills and use expressions in context. Students watch the animated YouTube video and answer the ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int Int
For intermediate students and upwards, this worksheet includes examples of the infinitive as a future tense as used in news articles, formal instructions, formal arrangments and events. ...
Int Adv Exam
This is a worksheet that you need to complete the sentence using vocabulary for the Chinese New Year. Read each sentence and use the words in the box. All words are related to the Chinese New Ye ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
This is a worksheet based on the famous tv series Friends. It's an activity that can be usedo with intermediate students or higher. This episode is about New Year's Eve resolutions. It's funny an ...
Chinese New Year is nearly here! Students are asked to complete this fun research activity about rabbits! It can be used as an extra resource when teaching students about the Chinese New Year. I h ...
Chinese New Year is nearly here! Students are asked to complete this fun research activity about monkeys! It can be used as an extra resource when teaching students about the Chinese New Year. I h ...
Chinese New Year is nearly here! Students are asked to complete this fun research activity about pigs! It can be used as an extra resource when teaching students about the Chinese New Year. I hope ...
Chinese New Year is nearly here! Did you know that chickens have more bones in their necks than giraffes? Students are asked to complete this fun research activity. It can be used as an extra reso ...
Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. All of the scrambled words included in this worksheet are associated with Rosh Hashanah. Students are asked to unscramble the words and write them correctly o ...
María J. Sierra
There is a pre-reading activity to practise vocabulary as well as a gap fill activity for students to do while reading the excerpt from the book The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾ ...
Song worksheet based on famous song by ABBA. It is suitable for elementary and pre-ntermediate level and really fun to use before Christmas and New Year. The activities there are to fill the gaps ...
This is a simple song worksheet for elementary students. Carol of the bells is a very nice song to teach before Christmas. This is a fill-gap activity with the missing words given at the bottom of ...
This ppt is for intermediate or upper-intermediate learners. It focuses on enhancing students' speaking skills and critical thinking. It contains discussion statements, picture descriptions, conve ...
The worksheet was made for students of the age of 7-13. This winter task will help your students to practice winter vocabulary and revise the present continuous tense, the present perfect tense, ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
This is a word scramble for the Chinese zodiac signs, sentences to match match zodiac signs with, and a few bonus words. The bonus words are pineapple, envelope, lantern, rice cake, and tangerine ...
This topic contains a general description of how people usually celebrate New Year in France, new year activity, you can discuss how people in your hometown or family celebrate the new year.& ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
I used this worksheet for a special Christmas lesson with young learners (11-12 y.o.) and elementary students (aged from 13 to 16). They all loved it! It's based on a famous cartoon which is only ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
This is a worksheet about New Year's resolutions. There are three activities including reading (Bart Simpson's resolutions), matching and writing. Students learn the vocabulary to talk about their ...
These worksheets give FCE students extra practice while completing Christmas related tasks. The material includes: Speaking - parts 1, 2, 3 and 4; Reading - part 2; Use of English - part 2 and Wri ...
This worksheet focuses on a short reading about New Year's Resolutions, that highlights some phrasal verbs. Followed by some interesting New Year's Traditions around the world, great for disc ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
This is a song worksheet based on John Lennon's song Happy Christmas. Students are supposed to listen and choose the best option from the given words. Suitable for beginners or elementary students ...
TV series Friends season 7, episode 11 to talk about New Year's Eve and resolutions for the coming year. This lesson plan can include listening to the song 'Millennium' by Robbie Williams which mi ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
It offers a brief text of about 230 words about the problems of keeping New Year's resolutions. It was adapted from an online magazine. It has pre-reading and post-reading activities. It includes ...
Chinese New Year resource: word unscramble. This worksheet includes 19 words that are associated with Chinese New Year. Students are asked to look at the words, unscramble them and write them corr ...
There are two parts of the worksheet. In the first part the students should find out the right matches to the idioms with horse. In the second part they have to use the idioms in the sentences. T ...
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