Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated in the United States and Canada on the fourth Thursday of November. Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for all that we have in our lives. The holiday is also a time to celebrate the harvest and to commemorate the Pilgrim’s first feast in America.
The holiday is celebrated by Americans and Canadians with a feast of turkey, ham, and all the fixings. Americans traditionally give thanks for things like family, friends, and good health, while Canadians give thanks for things like nature, community, and their ancestors.
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English Vocabulary Learning Lesson 6 – THANKSGIVING
Vocabulary for the advanced English language learner. Lesson 6 topic: Idioms and sayings related to Thanksgiving.
One of the most important words in the English language during Thanksgiving is Thanksgiving. The word is derived from the Wampanoag word “thanksgiver,” and means “one who gives thanks.”
Thanksgiving is also a time to give thanks for the harvest. The Pilgrims celebrated their first harvest in America on Thanksgiving Day in 1621. During the harvest, farmers would gather their crops and bring them to market.