Christmas Superstitions- 1st Conditional

A LESSON PLAN FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS

Level: Intermediate
Topic: General
Grammar Topic: Conditionals
Type: Lesson Plans
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Published: 14th Dec 2007

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First Conditionals Christmas and New Year Superstitions Bluff 

Student A 

Choose one of the questions below and tell your partner the whole sentence with three options (a, b and 

c)- the one true option that is written there and the two false options you have made up. Your teacher will 

tell you if you should write them down first and read them out or just do it as a speaking activity. 

 

If you find a ring in your Christmas pudding, you will   

a) be the next person at the table to marry 

b) 

c) 

 

If you put a piece of Christmas cake under your pillow, you will   

a) 

b) dream of your future husband. 

c) 

 

If the first person to enter the house after midnight on New Year’s Day is a dark haired, man you will 

a) have good luck 

b) 

c) 

 

If the first person to enter the house after midnight on New Year’s Day is a red head and/ or a woman, 

you will 

a)  

b) 

c)have bad luck 

 

If you open the door at the strike of 12 midnight on New Year,   

a) 

b) 

c) good luck will come into the house and bad luck will leave 

 

If a child is born on New Year’s Day, the family will become 

a) 

b) rich 

c) 

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2007 

 

If you dance around a tree in the open air on New Year’s Day, you will   

a) remain healthy for the rest of the year 

b) 

c) 

 

If a girl sees a man passing her window when she first looks out on New Year’s Day, she   

a) 

b)will get married before the end of the year 

c) 

 

If you sweep the house on New Year’s Day,   

a)  

b) 

c) you will sweep the good luck out. 

 

Continue with other superstitions you know. If you are all from the same country or region, you can get 

together to test your teacher.

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2007 

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