Overview

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Festivals are a time for people to come together and celebrate their community. They’re also a time for people to express themselves through art, music, comedy or dance. This can be anything from a parade through the town to a music festival where revellers will camp out in tents to see their favourite singers and bands.

Festivals are popular because they allow people to connect with each other in a way they might not normally do. The festival environment encourages people to talk to strangers, make new friends and forget about the worries of everyday life.

Vocabulary

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  • attend (verb)
  • crowd (noun)
  • noisy (adjective)
  • celebration (noun)
  • drunk (noun)
  • enjoyable (adjective)
  • celebrate (verb)
  • audience (noun)

The Question

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Have you ever been to any kind of festival?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Festivals
  • Do they celebrate any festival where you live?
  • What kind of festivals have you attended?
  • What kind of things do you enjoy of festivals?
  • Why do you think some people don't enjoy festivals?
  • What was the most remarkable festival you attended to or you'd like to attend?
  • Which kind of festival do you think are the most popular?
  • Do you think it's better to attend a music festival on your own or with friends?
  • Do you know a festival with a very unusual theme?

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