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New Year teaching material: poems, songs and traditions



Sonn
Russian Federation

New Year teaching material: poems, songs and traditions
 
Edmund Spenser - Amoretti LXII: "The weary yeare his race now having run". A wonderful New Year poem by famous British poet. Happy New Year!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNldzi3LQok

Robert Burns - Auld Lang Syne
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAFhUEjf6po

Hogmanay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMk-j0vkmGo

Hogmanay Show (1983, 38 minutes)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A4Pjd1bMOE

First Foot tradition (origin)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCi6scWQdYU

Best wishes and happy New year!

2 Jan 2014      



almaz
United Kingdom

Very interesting links, Natalia. Re. Auld Lang Syne, there may be a few more which might help:

The original words with´Inglis´ translation and typical Scots pronunciation

And the BBC programme shown the other night:




2 Jan 2014