Christmas Vocabulary and Words You Should Know

Christmas Vocabulary

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25[ as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.

This a list of key Christmas Vocabulary for English language learners and teachers

Christmas Greetings Vocabulary

  • Happy Holidays!
  • Seasons Greetings!
  • Merry Christmas

Santa Claus and Gifts

  • Northpole
  • Reindeers
  • Gifts
  • Presents
  • Christmas Cards
  • Stocking
  • Ribbon
  • Wrapping Paper
  • Toys


  • Candles
  • Ornaments
  • Christmas Lights
  • Bells
  • Holly
  • Tinsel
  • Christmas Tree
  • Mistle Toe
  • Mitten


  1. Nativity Play
  2. Shepherd
  3. Tradition
  4. Worship
  5. Crib


  1. Candy
  2. Candy Cane
  3. Hot Chocolate
  4. Cookies
  5. Milk
  6. Christmas Pudding
  7. Mince Pie
  8. Eggnog
  9. Feast

Other Words

  • Sleigh
  • Snow
  • Snowman
  • Christmas Eve
  • Decorations
  • Family Reunion
  • Snowflakes
  • Carol Singer
  • Chimney
  • Santa
  • Cracker
  • Berry
  • fireplace

Christmas Vocabulary: Phrases

These are some common christmas phrases used during the christmas season

  1. Christmas is the best holiday of the year
  2. Christmas is around the corner
  3. I am excited for christmas
  4. I have to buy presents for my daughter
  5. The gifts are by the fireplace
  6. My mother bought me beautiful toys
  7. There is a lot of snow outside
  8. I have to buy some candies for my kids
  9. Santa lives in the North Pole
  10. Christmas Dinner is a beautiful tradition
  11. My children wrote a Christmas List for Santa
  12. We are going to sing Christmas carols in the park

Christmas Conversation Questions

These are 25 Christmas conversation questions

Christmas Conversation Questions: Part A

  1. What did you get  for christmas last year?
  2. What do you expect to get for christmas this year?
  3. What do you remember the most about Childhood Christmas Celebrations?
  4. What do you usually do on Christmas eve?
  5. Does it snow where you live?
  6. Do you enjoy christmas?
  7. Do you usually give Christmas presents? Who do you give them to?
  8. Do you decorate the outside of your house for Christmas?
  9. Do you ever exchange present at work or at school?
  10. Do you go to church on Christmas Day?

Christmas Conversation Questions: Part B

  1. Do you have a christmas tree?
  2. How many presents do you usually give on Christmas?
  3. What do you eat on Christmas day?
  4. What’s Chritmas like in your country?
  5. How do you and your family celebrate Christmas?
  6. Have you ever made a snow man?
  7. What are your favorite christmas movies?
  8. When do you do your christmas shopping?
  9. Do you usually eat a lot of food on Christmas?
  10. Did you believe in Santa Claus when you were a kid?

Christmas Conversation Questions: Part C

  1. Has Christmas become too commercialized?
  2. Do you enjoy Christmas songs? Which is your favorite?
  3. Where wil you be spending the christmas holiday?
  4. Is your family planning to throw a christmas party?
  5. Are you looking forward to Christmas this year?

Quiz Time: Christmas Vocabulary and Words

How much Do you know about this key christmas vocabulay?

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Christmas Vocabulary and Words

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