Happy New Year from EnglishMania! :)

New Year’s Day has come and gone, and most of us are still adjusting to having to remember the year is no longer 2015. January is a great month to focus on new beginnings and goals for the year that has just started. Here are some fun activities and facts about the New year:

Bring on the resolutions!

There’s no better way to start the year than on a positive note. What are you New Year's Resolutions?  You can answer the following questions below:

  • What are some New Year's resolutions you have made in the past?
  • How can New Year's resolutions help you in the coming year??
  • How can New Year's resolutions be a good opportunity for change?
  • What New Year's resolutions are you still keeping now?

Other ESL Worksheets about the New Year's Resolutions: http://bogglesworldesl.com/new_year_worksheets.htm

Our New Year is not the only New Year!

Some of you may be aware of the fact that other cultures celebrate the New Year in different dates. 

  • Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year, which is celebrated every September. The year 5771 began on September 8 at sunset. You can ask your Jewish friends (if you have any) how they celebrate the New Year.
  • Chinese New Year will be celebrated on February 3, and so the Year of the Red monkey will begin. Are you aware of your Zodiac sign? Wouldn't it be fun to find out yours? You can check them out here in this website: http://www.chinesefortunecalendar.com/2016/

 Enjoy the following activities! Happy New Year again from EnglishMania! :)