History of Easter Eggs


Listening — Intermediate Level
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  1. Easter eggs are also called   .

  2. The oldest tradition is to use dyed and   chicken eggs.

  3. For Christianity, Easter eggs symbolize the   tomb of Jesus.

  4. These cultural relationships may have   early Christian and Islamic cultures in those areas.

  5. The Christian church officially adopted the custom regarding the eggs as a symbol of the   .

  6. The Easter eggs tradition may also have merged into the   of the end of the privations of lent in the West.

  7. Eggs were originally   during Lent as well as on other traditional fast days.

  8. This surplus if any had to be eaten quickly to prevent   .

  9. In Greece, women traditionally dye the eggs with onion skin and vinegar on   .

  10. A modern custom is to substitute chocolate eggs or plastic filled eggs with   .


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Do you celebrate Easter? if yes, how do you do it?

  2. How do your Easter eggs look like?

  3. Who usually enjoy Easter eggs? Why?


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