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Embassy English 2 November 2017 - by Minouche Duval, Academic Manager, Embassy English Brisbane

Halloween at Embassy English Brisbane


Halloween originated two thousand years ago in France, Ireland and the United Kingdom with the ancient Celtic festival called Samhain (pronounced So-in). The 31 October was the last day of the Celtic year and the new year was celebrated on November 1st. Halloween marked the beginning of winter and it was believed that at this time the worlds of the living and the dead overlapped and that is why it is associated with ghosts of the dead coming back. In Brisbane vampires, skeletons, witches, superheroes, kings, wizards and Scream masked ghosts invaded Embassy English Brisbane

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The best dressed costumes went to Dasom, Enrico and Min.

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Dasom                                                      Enrico                                                          Min

Students worked together in their classes to decorate the doors with spiders, cob webs, blood, bats, ghosts, skulls and bones and even an Egyptian mummy.

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This added to the spooky atmosphere!

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The following three classes won a pizza lunch as a prize because of the great effort they put in to the day.

Meghan’s Upper Intermediate class won best door and class effort.

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Justine’s Upper-Intermediate class won best class effort for the Scream Masks.

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Jasmine’s Communication elective class won scariest door with a mummy out the front.

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The IELTS class took a short break from test preparation and dressed up as super heroes.

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The advanced class were very cute and some students dressed up as pumpkins.

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The English for Academic Purposes class graduated in Harry Potter wizard gowns.

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The staff at Embassy English Brisbane revealed their true selves!!

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I wonder what creatures will visit next year in 2018!

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