1. What is the definition of Christmas according to the text?
A sacred religious holiday, a worldwide cultural and commercial phenomenon and represents the anniversary of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth.
2. When did Christmas start?
It started two millennia ago, when Jesus was born.
3. Who is Jesus of Nazareth?
He was a spiritual leader whose teachings form the basis of the Christianity.
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. (False)
2. Waiting for Santa Claus to arrive is a part of Christmas celebrations. (True)
3. Chistmas day is on December 25th. (True)
4. Jesus of Nazareth was a spiritual leader. (True)
C. Translate the words below into Portuguese. / Traduzam as palavras abaixo para o português.
1. Worldwide: mundial
2. Birth: nascimento
3. Sharing: compartilhar
4. Gifts: presentes
D. Como se diz "feliz natal" em inglês?
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