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English Conversation Practice - What is Halloween?
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Practice Speaking - Select a Conversation Partner
SPEAK WITH SUE
SPEAK WITH ANNE
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SUE: "Hello, Anne."
ANNE: "Hi Sue."
SUE: "Can you explain something to me?"
ANNE: "Sure. What is it?"
SUE: "What is Halloween?"
ANNE: "Oh. It's a holiday that we celebrate once a year."
SUE: "Is it the same date every year?"
ANNE: "Yes. It's on October 31."
SUE: "What do people do on that day?"
ANNE: "People dress up in costumes and go to other people's homes to collect candy."
SUE: "Even strangers' homes?"
ANNE: "Yes. They knock on the doors and say 'Trick or Treat.' Then the home owner gives out candy."
SUE: "Do adults do it, too?"
ANNE: "Not many adults. It's usually just children."
SUE: "Isn't that unsafe?"
ANNE: "It can be. But parents go with them."
SUE: "I see. My son wants to do it this year. I didn't know what it was."
ANNE: "You don't do this in your native country?"
SUE: "No. I guess it's a new tradition we have to learn."
ANNE: "It's a lot of fun. Your son will enjoy it."
1. What does Sue ask Anne to explain?
2. What date is it on?
3. What do children wear on this day?
4. What are children given?
2. October 31
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