Christmas Vocabulary Words In English (With Pictures, Pronunciation And TESTS!)

Lesson summary

Learn 50 of the most common Christmas words in English! Includes pictures, correct pronunciation and tests

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Introduction

Ho ho ho! Merry Christmas! What’s up guys and welcome to this special Christmas lesson. In this lesson, you are going to learn more than 50 words about Christmas and for each word, you will see a picture so you can see the meaning of the word. There will also be some tests to see if you can remember all of the words. So if you’re ready, let’s get started.

 

50 Christmas words

Angel. Angel. Bell. Bell. Candle. Candle. Candy cane. Candy cane. Carol. Carol. Caroler. Caroler. A carol is a song that people sing normally at Christmas. A caroler is a person who sings a carol. For example, ‘Carolers are singing carols in the park.’

 

Chimney. Chimney. Christmas. Christmas. Christmas is a celebration that happens on the 25th of December every year. People normally celebrate Christmas by spending time with friends and family and giving each other gifts.

 

Christmas card. Christmas card. Christmas Eve. Christmas Eve. Eve means evening. Christmas Eve is the evening before Christmas. That means Christmas Eve is the evening of the 24th of December.

 

Now it’s time for your first quiz! You will see five pictures. Choose the correct word for each picture. The pictures will only be on the screen for five seconds so if you need to pause the video, click … pause and then click play when you’re ready to see the answers.

 

Christmas lights. Christmas lights. Christmas tree. Christmas tree. Coal. Coal. Cookie. Cookie. Decoration. Decoration. Eggnog. Eggnog. Elf. Elf. One elf. Two elves. Two elves. Father Christmas. Father Christmas. Feast. Feast. Festival. Festival. ‘Festival’ is a noun and ‘festive’ is an adjective. Festive.

 

Time for another little quiz. You will see five pictures on the screen but this time there will be no words to help you. Say the correct word for each picture.

 

Fireplace. Fireplace. Firewood. Firewood. Gingerbread house. Gingerbread house. Gingerbread man. Gingerbread man. Icicle. Icicle. Jolly. Jolly. Jolly means very happy. Merry. Merry. Merry also means very happy. Merry Christmas. Merry Christmas. This phrase is used at Christmas to wish people a nice and happy time over Christmas. Mistletoe. Mistletoe. Mitten. Mitten.

 

It’s that time again! Now you will see a house which is full of different things. Name everything on the screen that you can remember. North Pole. North Pole. This is where Santa lives. Ornament. Ornament. Pageant. Pageant. Present. Present. ‘Present’ has the same meaning as ‘gift’. It’s something that you give to someone. Reindeer. Reindeer.

 

Reindeer help Santa to deliver presents on Christmas Eve. Rudolph. Rudolph. Rudolph is one of Santa’s reindeer. Rudolph is also sometimes called ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’. Why? Because he has a red nose.

 

Santa Claus. Santa Claus. Santa Claus can be called ‘Santa’. Santa is the man who delivers presents to children on Christmas Eve. Mrs. Claus. Mrs. Claus. Mrs. Claus is Santa’s wife. Santa’s elves. Santa’s elves. Santa’s sack. Santa’s sack. This is the bag which Santa uses to carry presents for all of the children.

 

Now you’ll see five sentences. Choose the correct word for each sentence. Remember, you can click pause to think about your answers and then click play when you are ready to see the answers.

 

Scarf. Scarf. Sleigh. Sleigh. This is what Santa’s reindeer pull through the sky to help Santa deliver presents. Do you hear that? There’s Santa now! Ow! Someone just threw a snowball at me. Was that you Santa?

 

Snowball. Snowball. Snowflake. Snowflake. Snowman. Snowman. Star. Star. Stocking. Stocking. Tinsel. Tinsel. Toy. Toy. Turkey. Turkey.

 

The next quiz is going to be a ‘correct’ or ‘incorrect’ quiz. I will show you a picture with a name for that thing. If the name is correct, say ‘correct’. If the name is incorrect, say ‘incorrect’ and say the correct name for that thing.

 

This is called a snowflake. Incorrect. This is a star. This is called tinsel. Correct. This is called a turkey. Correct. This is a turkey. This is called a sleigh. Incorrect. This is a scarf. This is a gingerbread man. Incorrect. This is a snowman.

 

Now let’s look at our last few words. Wrapping. Wrapping. This is a noun. This is what you use to cover presents. Wrap. Wrap. This is normally a verb. Unwrap. Unwrap. This is also normally a verb. So ‘wrap’ is when you put the wrapping on the present and ‘unwrap’ is when you take the wrapping off the present. Xmas. Xmas. ‘Xmas’ is short for ‘Christmas’. Wreath. Wreath.

 

Now it’s time for the final quiz. You will see some pictures from today’s lesson. Say the correct name for each picture. Good luck.

 

Conclusion

Thank you so much for watching! I hope you enjoyed the lesson and I hope you learned a lot of new vocabulary. Leave a comment down below and don’t forget to check out our English courses in the description below if you want to start off the new year by improving your English. Have a great Christmas, a happy new year and I will see you next year!

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