Урок по теме Easter
Урок английского языка по теме: Easter
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On Easter Sunday Christians around the world (1) _______________________ the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Jewish, religious teacher and son of God was (2) ______________________ by the Romans about 2000 years ago. Three days after he had died, he returned to life again and (3) _____________________ to heaven. Many Christians think that, like Jesus, they will also rise to heaven after (4) __________________. That’s why Easter is celebrated with (5) _____________________ music and symbols of new life, like flowers and new clothes. The name Easter may come from “ Eostre ”, an Anglo-Saxon (6) ___________________. Every year a spring festival was celebrated in her (7) _____________________. In most Christian churches Easter is celebrated sometime between March 22 and April 25. It falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon in spring. Easter (8) _____________________ the end of a time of prayer and (9) _____________________ that we call Lent. It is believed that during this time Jesus Christ went through the (10) _____________________ for forty days without food. The last week before Easter is called Holy Week. It begins on Palm Sunday, the day on which Jesus (11) _____________________ Jerusalem. His followers threw palm (12) _____________________ on the streets. On Holy Thursday, Jesus had his Last Supper with his disciples or (13) _____________________. The next day, Good Friday, Jesus was nailed to the (14) ____________________. At 3 o’clock in the afternoon church services around the world recall the last hours of his (15) _____________________. On Easter morning (16) _____________________ is celebrated. On the evening before, many people take part in processions with candles in the hands. On Easter Day the fasting period is over, and people get together with their families and friends and have big meals.