English Traditions - Halloween SpecialPart I: Matching Beasties
Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love the playful nature of the holiday with all its ghosts and goblins, parties, fun traditions and the smell of fall in the air.
Following you will find fun Halloween exercises which will help you improve your vocabulary and understand this holiday. Advanced students will find the classic frightening tale "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe challenging. The reading includes vocabulary reference help for the more difficult words explained following each section of the poem.
Let's begin by identifying some of the classic figures of Halloween lore.
Match the following words to the correct picture.