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May 7, 2012

Korean festivals

Filed under: student presentations — richardlstansfield @ 4:30 am

GLOSSARY

[1]enthusiastic : showing lively interest ; extremely keen
[2]splendid : 1. very good; excellent.
2. magnificent; impressively grand or sumptuous.
[3]statue : a sculpted, moulded or cast figure, especially of a person or animal,          usually life-size or larger, and often erected in a public place to           commemorate someone famous.
[4]gravity : the observed effect of the force of attraction that exists between two massive bodies.
[5]physics : the scientific study of the properties and inter-relationships of matter, energy, force and motion

TEXT

We will present about korean festivals.

[1]In spring, many cherry blossoms festivals take place one of the most famous cherry blossoms festival takes place in yeo-ui-do for 10 days. Almost 500,000 people visited it this year. It is a very popular date course.

[2]The Jisan Rock Festival will take place in Incheon from July 27 to 29.
Although tickets are 250,000won, many people want to go audiences are very enthusiastic especially last year, audience members jumped in heavy rain. this year, Radiohead, The stone roses, Beady eye, Kim chang wan band and Taru promise wonderful performances. The Jisan Rock Festival will make summer cool.

[3]The goyang international flower festival takes place at Ilsan lake park from April 26 to May 13. The exhibition takes place both indoors and outdoors. indoors, There will be flowers gathered in one place and show the latest trend. outdoors, the K-POP garden, cartoon character garden, etc are very special. And in the shows, graceful east flowers and splendid west flowers will meet, and various flower culture events will open.

[4]Snow-flower festival takes place in Dae-Guan-Ryeong from January 13 to 21. There are many ice statues such as dragons, skates, whales, etc. It expresses the symbol of Pyeong-Chang. The tickets are 34,000 won. You can see ice statues, go snow boarding, make snowmen, take a snow train. There are many events that you couldn’t see before. Through this festival, many people have beautiful memories about snow.

[5]Inha-university festival takes place for 5 days. Many colleges and clubs open wine seller’s shop and sell drinks, different foods, and desserts. The special thing of Inha festival is The Gravity System made by Physics college students. Someone sits on the chair and goes up high, and someone throws the basketball to the board if the ball hits the board, the man who is sitting on the chair falls into the pool. So, many people get excited to see it. Another exciting thing in Inha festival is Pi-long Pi-long club. Student turns on the fun music and people start dancing like crazy.
At this time, The campus becomes active

REFERENCES

[1]http://tour.ydp.go.kr/SpFestival/main.html
[2]http://valleyrockfestival.mnet.com/2012/teaser/index.asp
[3]http://www.flower.or.kr/main/main.php
[4]http://www.snowfestival.net
[5]own idea

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

1.Which festival do you think is the best?

2.When would you like to go to a festival?

3.Whom would you like to go to these festivals with?

* Class # 90,
Group # 4,

12112632 김다은
12121416 한새벽
12122036 송동섭

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Teacher’s Note:

This vocabulary will be on Written Test #2:

splendid: (adjective) very good; excellent

gravity: (noun) the observed effect of the force of attraction that exists between two massive bodies

physics: (noun) the scientific study of the properties and inter-relationships of matter, energy, force and motion

This discussion question will be on the Final Speaking Test:

Which festival do you think is the best?

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