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Happy Easter!

We want to wish all of you Happy Easter and in the meantime, get you acquainted with some Easter vocabulary.

DAYS before and during Easter:

Mardi Gras = Shrove Tuesday - the last day of carnival; English speakers eat a lot of pancakes on that day whereas in other cultures Berliner doughnuts (pączki) or angel wings (faworki) are more popular
Ash Wednesday - the first day of Lent
Palm Sunday - it begins the whole Easter time and commemorates the day when Jesus came into Jerusalem and was greeted by people with palm branches
Holy Week - the week before Easter Sunday
Maundy Thursday = Holy Thursday - the day which commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ and the Apostles
Good Friday - the day which commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and His death on Calvary
Easter Eve - the Saturday before Easter
Easter Sunday - the day of Christ’s resurrection


Easter palm

Easter chick



Easter Lamb

Easter Bunny / Hare / Rabbit

dyed eggs

Easter basket



egg dyeing - people use natural or artificial dyes and paints to decorate their eggs, which are later displayed in Easter baskets or put on Easter table for decoration

egg-rolling – children roll their eggs down the slope and the winner is the child whose egg will be whole after the rolling

egg hunt – children look for Easter eggs hidden somewhere in a park or a garden

O autorce:

Beata Szeruga

Business English Teacher, absolwentka Anglistyki Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego oraz Zarządzania Kadrami Akademii Ekonomicznej we Wrocławiu. Pasjonatka rozwoju osobistego, uwielbia dzielić się wiedzą i udoskonalać procesy. Uczy języka angielskiego od 1998 roku oraz pomaga w rozwoju dorosłych od ponad 12 lat. Obecnie zgłębia tajniki marketingu online oraz współtworzy nowe produkty i usługi dla Prolang.
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