Merry Christmas (Tip of the Week 52)


Tip of the Week – Nick Ponter

Tip of the Week 52 from Nick Ponter of PS Sprachenservice is all about Christmas!

Typical vocabulary

Dates

24 December = Christmas Eve
25 December = Christmas Day
26 December = Boxing Day (Why?  Watch our YouTube video!)

Food

eggnog = der Eierlikör
spiced wine = der Glühwein
gingerbread = der Lebkuchen
Christmas bread = der Stollen
Christmas pudding/plum pudding = Plumpudding
turkey = Truthahn

Tradition

Father Christmas /Santa Claus = Weihnachtsmann
sled = Schlitten
reindeer = Rentier
chimney = Schornstein
Merry Christmas = Frohe Weihnachten
Christmas tree = Tannenbaum
to decorate = schmücken
tinsel = Lametta
mistletoe = Mistel
Christmas carol = Weihnachtslied
gift = Geschenk

The PS Sprachenservice Team wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

This is the last Tip of the Week for 2015.  See you all next year!

Nick Ponter