Halloween Vocabulary and Questions

Halloween is a holiday celebrated each year on October 31, and Halloween 2020 will occur on Saturday, October 31.

These are some of the most common Halloween words

Black catgato negro
Boogeymanel coco
Broomstickpalo de escoba
Grim Reaperparca
Haunted HouseCasa embrujada
ScarecrowEspanta pajaros
WerewolfHombre lobo

Let’s learn more about Halloween words and vocabulary with the help of a reading, a quiz and conversation questions

Halloween Conversation Questions

These are some Halloween conversation questions that can help you generate conversation.

These are general questions about Halloween

  • Why is Halloween celebrated?
  • How is Halloween celebrated in your country?
  • Is Halloween an important day in your country? What does it mean to you?
  • How will you celebrate Halloween this year?
  • What are some good movies to watch during Halloween?
  • What are your favorite horror movies of all times?
  • Do you decorate your house for Halloween? What kind of decorations do you have?

These are general questions about Halloween

  • What symbols, animals or beings are associated with Halloween?
  • What costumes do people wear for Halloween?
  • Do you think it’s dangerous for children to go trick-or-treating?
  • What do you think is the best costume for Halloween?
  • Why don’t Christians celebrate Halloween?
  • Do you ever dress up in costumes? What’s your favorite costume?
  • Are there any holidays in your country that are similar to Halloween?

These are some conversation about Halloween parties

  1. Have you ever gone to a Halloween party?
  2. What costume did you wear?
  3. Did you ever go to a Halloween party?
  4. Did you play any Halloween games?
  5. Did you eat any Halloween food?

These are some conversation questions about horror movies

  • What horror movies have you watched?
  • Do you like watching horror movies?
  • What horror movies do you recommend?
  • What do you think about classic such as the exorcist and the shining?

Halloween Reading Comprehension Exercise

Halloween is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, Typical festive Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, attending costume parties, decorating, carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns, lighting bonfires, apple bobbing, visiting haunted house attractions, playing pranks, telling scary stories, and watching horror films.

Find out what these definitions refers to

  • The game is played by filling a tub or a large basin with water and putting apples in the water. people try to catch them with their teeth: _______
  • It is a mischievous trick or joke played on someone, generally causing the victim to experience embarrassment:______________
  • A custom on Halloween in which children knock on people’s doors and say “trick or treat” when the doors are opened to ask for candy:_______________
  • A bonfire is a large but controlled outdoor fire, used either  as part of a celebration:_____________
  • A house or other building often perceived as being inhabited by disembodied spirits of the deceased who may have been former residents or were familiar with the property:_____________________
  • Films  that often deal with the viewer’s nightmares, hidden fears and terror of the unknown:_________
  • A social event in which entertainment, food, and drinks are provided and people attend  to it dressed as horror figure:__________
  • Making something more attractive usually by putting something on it:____________
  • a pumpkin that has had its insides removed and a face cut into it for Halloween:____________

Halloween Video

This is a good video to learn more about Halloween

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