Black Friday– Level 3

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Let’s continue practicing English with the history of Black Friday.

1. Watch the video

2. Read the text

What is Black Friday?

  • The trend of launching the Christmas shopping season the day after Thanksgiving was probably started by the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
  • It became unwritten rule that stores would never start Christmas promotions before the day after
  • A business that is showing a profit is known as “operating in the black.”
  • The local police began to use the phrase to describe the horrific traffic and overcrowded sidewalks.
  • Since 2004, Black Friday has assumed the top spot and will probably not relinquish it any time soon.

3. Take the quiz

Match the word with its meaning