Q1. What is this a picture of ?
A1. This is a picture of a scarecrow with a pumpkin head next to an ice cream parlor sign.
* scarecrow(n.) 稻草人
* pumpkin(n.) 南瓜
* parlor(n.) 商店
Q2. During which season can you see similar decorations in the U.S.?
A2. You can see similar decorations during the fall in the U.S.
* decoration(n.) 裝飾
Q3. Why are Americans happy when fall comes and the leaves start turning color?
A3. When fall comes and the leaves start turning color, Americans are happy because it's the start of the long holiday season.
Q4. When is the long holiday season?
A4. The long holiday season is from the end of October to the end of December.
Q5. What are the four holidays from the end of October to the end of December?
A5. The four holidays from the end of October to the end of December are Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
* Halloween(n.) 萬聖節
* Thanksgiving(n.) 感恩節
Q6. When is Halloween?
A6. Halloween is on October 31.
Q7. How is Halloween celebrated?
A7. Halloween is celebrated by dressing up in costumes and trick-or-treating.
* celebrate(v.) 慶祝
* dress up 盛裝打扮
* costume(n.) 服裝
* trick-or-treat(v.) 不給糖就搗蛋
Q8. How is Thanksgiving celebrated?
A8. Thanksgiving is celebrated by families getting together and having a turkey dinner.
Q9. What do people do during Christmas season?
A9. During Christmas season, people decorate their houses with lights, put up a Christmas tree, and exchange gifts with each other.
* put up...設置…
* exchange(v.) 交換
Q10. What is the last holiday of the long holiday season?
A10. The last holiday of the long holiday season is New Year's Day.
Q11. What does New Year's Day celebrate?
A11. New Year's Day celebrates the passing of the old year and the coming of the new year.
Q12. What happens after New Year's Day?
A12. After New Year's Day, everything goes back to normal.
* normal(n.) 常態