How to Participate in a Secret Santa Gift Exchange

Snow is falling, store windows are filled with shiny toys and gifts, and carolers are out in full force. That could only mean one thing: the holidays are just around the corner! Like some other parts of the world, many Americans participate in Secret Santa exchanges at school, at work, or with families and friends. …

A First-timer’s Guide to Celebrating Thanksgiving in America

Once the last of the Halloween candy has been consumed, Americans have another food on their minds: turkey! On Thursday, November 22, many Americans will gather together with family and friends to give thanks for their blessings, and a turkey is the star of the show. If you’ve recently moved to American to learn English, …

Join in the Party With These American Halloween Traditions

Halloween may have roots in European lore, but celebrating the spooky holiday in America is a unique experience. Since cultural immersion helps with learning English, check out these ways to celebrate this centuries-old tradition in American fashion. Trick-or-Treating Trick-or-treating may be the most popular of Halloween traditions. This is because it includes free candy! Children …