1. What is the definition of Christmas according to the text?
Christmas is both a sacred religious holiday and a worldwide cultural and commercial phenomenon.
2. When did Christmas start?
It's started two millennia ago.
3. Who is Jesus of Nazareth?
Jesus of Nazareth is a spiritual leader whose teachings form the basis of Christians' religion.
4. What do popular customs include?
Popular customs include exchanging gifts, decorating Christmas trees, attending church, sharing meals with family and friends and, of course, waiting for Santa Claus to arrive.
B. Mark True or False.
1. Christmas is a only commercial phenomenon. ( F )
2. Waiting for Santa Claus to arrive is a part of Christmas celebrations. ( T )
3. Chistmas day is on December 25th. ( T )
4. Jesus of Nazareth was (and still is) a spiritual leader. ( T )
C. Translate the words below into Portuguese. / Traduzam as palavras abaixo para o português.
1. Worldwide: mundial, por todo o mundo.
2. Birth: nascimento; origem.
3. Sharing: colaboração, divisão (s.) ou distribuindo; dividindo; repartindo (v.).
4. Gifts: presentes, lembranças; dons naturais.
D. Como se diz "feliz natal" em inglês?
"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us." - Gandalf