Lesson 2.50.4 – Year 2 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

American Holidays and Celebrations #20: Flag Day

Like people from all over the world, Americans celebrate a variety of holidays and celebrations. Watch each video and read along each article to learn about American Holidays and Celebrations.

  1. Directions: Watch the video below and write a short summary of what you learned in the comments section below.

3 thoughts on “Lesson 2.50.4 – Year 2 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

  1. Hello ,Hind from Iraq.’
    Flag Day /June 15
    National Flags are not merely symbols of country . Their colors and goals flags have powerful connotations . They speak to people and politicians . Flag show identity and are flown by international carriers, and transport vehicles for this purpose.Flag show national pride: it is interesting to point out that the United States did not even have a standardized flag until 1912 called the “ Stars and Stripes “ or “old Glossary , the flag is one of the more complicated in the world, requiring 64 pieces of fabric to make the current Flag. Has thirteen red resenting the original 13 states) and fifty stars (each star representing one of the states of Union) on a blue background.The American flag had changed designs more then any other flag in the world .
    We take the stars flags from heaven the red from our mother country separate it by white stripes, thus showing that we have separated from here.
    NewYork was the first state to proclaim June 14 as flag , to be celebrated as an annual event . In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Flag Day a national celebration .
    The flag is one of the nation’s most powerful and significant symbols and as such is celebrated every June 14the in the United States.

  2. Lesson 2.50. 4 Year 2
    American celebration and holiday
    ” Flag Day ”
    ” The Star-Spangled Banner”
    Like countries from all over the world United State has its flag and national anthem” The Star -Spangled Banner”
    The fag is one of the nation’s most powerful and significant symbols and such is celebrated every June 14 in the United State. The symbolic nature of the fag is what inspired the U.S. national anthem. In September 1814, during the war of 1812, between British and Americans a lawyer named Francis Scott Key watched a fiery battle in Baltimore Harbor, the morning after the battle he saw a flag waving and was inspired to write a poem, this poem became national anthem,” The Star -Spangled Banner”…. read more.

  3. Flag can represent freedom or control, danger or safety. Flags are best known as national symbol and they are used to air a country’s past, present and future. the national flag of united state consists of thirteen equal horizontal strips of red (top and bottom) alternating with a blue rectangle in the canton bearing fifty small five pointer stars. the fifty stars on the flag represent 50 U.S. states and 13 strips represent the thirteen British colonies thar declare independence from great Britian and became the first state in the u.s. the current U.S flag is the longest used flag.

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