Christmas has a long history and it has been celebrated by different people in many different ways. In the UK, having a special Christmas meal with family and friends is a very important custom for many.

Besides turkeys, what other traditional Christmas food do you know? In this video, get to know some of the traditionally served Christmas food in the UK, like mulled wine, mince pies, Christmas pudding, etc.


Do the Preparation task first. Then watch the video. Next go to Task and do the activity. If you need help, you can read the Transcript at any time.

Task 1

Watch the video and then test your comprehension with the task below.






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hey Adam,
im using chrome , though i can see exercises ,the video is not working, i used to watch some other videos successfully. dont know why , this seems to be an interesting one, wouldnt like to miss it!!

hi,I come from China,I think Christmas is different from  Spring Festival.It's a little hard for me to understand the talk  in this video.cause speaking too fast and some new words ,especially the words about Christmas food,but It's  interesting

 i'm not Christian but when Christmas come, I'm also eager and interested in activities such as: eating cakes with family, decorating christmas tree, going around churches...i think if there's a little snow, that's greater! 

i am come from Vietnam so we are not chrismart but we have Tet. at that day,we clearn  and decorate with number family. and visit our relation.

 Christmas is a wonderful time of the year and it is one of the most inspiring holidays with lots of presents and beautiful decorations(eg.the christmas tree,the sparkle lights),it's just amazing...

i love this's christmas time and we have presents to take...:)

Happy Christmas for every one and happy new year

its really interesting!

It's quite interesting!
Actually I love to eat christmas foods, but sadly I haven't tasted these foods the above yet.
Perhaps, someday If I visit to UK,
I hope to try these unique and fantastic christmas foods.