English lesson 🇦🇺 – Words to talk about CELEBRATIONS 🎉


Hello and welcome to today’s English
lesson in today’s lesson we’re looking at words and expressions we use in
English when we talk about celebrations let’s go to the intro now as I said
today’s lesson is looking at words and expressions we used to talk about
celebrations of course we’re coming up to a time of the year when a lot of you
will be celebrating you will be having work celebrations family celebrations
you will be celebrating a special time of the year and even if it’s not your
special time of the year for celebrations these words can come in
handy to help you improve your English vocabulary skills now we’re going to
look at some of the main verbs that we use so we can celebrate you can host the
celebration you can throw a celebration you can hold a celebration and you can
have a celebration yesterday we had a celebration at work because somebody was
leaving the company so we had a celebration or we held a celebration or
we threw a celebration yesterday at work now in order to celebrate people can do
different things for example you can party okay you can party or you can have
a party to celebrate you can go clubbing with your friends if
you want to celebrate New Year’s Eve maybe you go clubbing with your friends
you go to a nightclub you go clubbing maybe you go out for a drink or you go
out for a meal to celebrate something maybe an anniversary a birthday you go
out for a drink or a meal or you can wine and dine okay you can wine and dine
now there’s a lot of different ways to celebrate for example you can have a
ball you can have a school ball or some other type of ball normally it’s a
formal okay where you dance and have dinner that’s
called a ball you could have a fare you could have a festival maybe some type of
music festival to celebrate or some other type of celebration that involves
a festival you can have a banquet a banquet normally is a big meal for many
people a banquet you can celebrate with a banquet you can have a gathering of
people where friends of yours get together for a gathering also you can
call that a get-together a little bit more informal this term a get-together
we had a get-together on the weekend you can have a send-off for somebody who is
leaving maybe a friend of yours or a work colleague or a school colleague is
leaving you have a send-off celebration you can have a housewarming celebration
now a housewarming celebration is common when you move into a new house you can
have a house warming celebration or you can have a fund raiser where you try to
raise money for a specific cause and you celebrate by having a fund raiser now
some of the informal words for a celebration you can call it a piss-up a
piss-up a piss-up is an informal celebration where
normally you get quite drunk there’s a lot of alcohol involved a piss-up or a
booze up booze is another word for alcohol peace is a word for alcohol as
well so a piss-up or a booze up you can have a do you can have a formal do or an
informal do also another word for celebration you can have a shindig it’s
an informal word it’s not used all that often nowadays but you can have a
shindig or you can have a bash a bash ok another informal word so a lot of these
words here are informal piss-up booze updo shindig and bash informal words
abrasions or parties let’s say now some of these expressions or idioms that we
can use when we talk about celebrations so you can let your hair down you can
let your hair down when you let your hair down you relaxed you celebrate
freely okay you let your hair down you have a whale of a time a whale of a time
is a very good time you have a fantastic time at the celebration you can have the
time of your life the time of your life again you have a fantastic time at the
celebration you can have a ball okay you can have a ball not related to the ball
that I mentioned before but if you have a ball it just means that you have a
great time you have a ball did you enjoy the party yesterday absolutely I had a
ball you can have a night on the town you have a night on the town where you
go into the center of the city or to an area where there’s a lot of pubs and
restaurants and bars etc you can have a night on the tiles again where you go
out to various places you have a night out of your home in the center of the
city on the tiles you can go on a bender to go on a bender means that the party
or the celebration goes on for a long time and perhaps you get very very drunk
you go on a bender okay maybe you can go on a two or a three day
bender according to your abilities when it comes to celebrating and you can also
paint the town red again when you go out into the city into the town and you
paint the town red you have a great time celebrating with your friends with your
relatives with your colleagues you paint the town red so all of these words and
expressions we can use when we talk about celebrations in English now thank
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  1. Celebration ? Come on man , we're having final examination -_-

    .By the way , I need some help as the English final exam after a couple of days

    Best,

  2. Thank you so much! I think it would be better to put vocab items under headings: verbs, nouns, informal, idions etc…..

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