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An Appalachian Christmas Posted by on Dec 20, 2018

One of the most distinctive and interesting cultural regions of the United States is Appalachia. It stretches southwest from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia to the Smoky Mountains which border Tennessee and North Carolina. This snow-capped, evergreen-filled area is the living embodiment of an American Christmas card. Because Appalachia is overwhelmingly Christian in its…

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White Elephant – A Fun Christmas Game Posted by on Dec 28, 2016

You may know about Christmas traditions like putting a tree in your living room and singing carols, but have you ever heard of a game called White Elephant? This is a fun and easy gift-giving game you can play with friends and family. See what it’s like playing White Elephant and learn the rules in…

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Christmas Through Emojis Posted by on Dec 19, 2016

These days, people are using emojis more and more to communicate. They’re fun, cute, and very easy to use. Look on social media or in your text messages, and you’ll probably see a whole lot of emojis. With Christmas approaching, there are a few you can use for the holiday. Let’s practice English and learn…

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5 Interesting Christmas Customs Posted by on Dec 21, 2015

In most English speaking countries Christmas is one of the most important holidays. There are many old traditions associated with Christmas, most notably attending mass to celebrate the birth of Christ. Another tradition that many know about is decorating a Christmas tree. On Christmas Eve, Santa Claus will down the chimney and leave gifts for…

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