Free Essays on Summer Holidays

  1. True Meanings of Holidays

    Culturally, Americans have a common trend; the celebration of holidays. In most recent days, holidays have been condensed to a festival of bargains, retail finds and materialistic trinkets. We have reduced some of our most sacred holidays into giving and receiving gifts. Christmas, Valentine’s Day...

  2. Holiday and Vacation Time

    The words holiday or vacation have related meanings in different English-speaking countries and continents, but will usually refer to one of the following activities or events: A general leave of absence from a regular occupation for rest or recreation A specific trip or journey for the purposes of...

  3. Federal Holidays in the United States

    ------------------------------------------------- History In 1882, Matthew Maguire, a machinist, first proposed the holiday while serving as secretary of the CLU (Central Labor Union) of New York.[1] Others argue that it was first proposed by Peter J. McGuire of the American Federation of Labor in...

  4. Question 4 Public Holidays And Celebrations

    Public holidays and celebrations in Great Britain Great Britain is a country of customs and traditions. A lot of them have very long histories. Some of them are funny, some are strange. But they all are interesting and they are an essential part of the British way of life. There are fewer public...

  5. my summer vacations

    Summer vacations are always considered to be the reason of joy and happiness for the children as they eagerly wait for these vacations from the start of spring in the late April. Summers generally are considered to be unpleasant and undesirable for people but the most attractive thing is the long vacations...

  6. Coca-cola Happiness truck/ Coca-colaSanta

    advertisement clearly expresses the warm feelings of the holiday season, where as the Happiness Truck expresses the fun atmosphere Coke delivers. In Cola- Cola’s Happiness truck video it relays thoughts of happiness, joy, giving, and summer fun. Coca-Cola started the “Open Happiness” campaign in 2009...

  7. Hungary - Essay

    Plain in the western part of the country and the Great Hungarian Plain in the southeast. Temperatures range from -4 F in the winter and 104 F in the summer. Yearly amount of rainfall in Hungary is 26 inches. Hungry was once a Communist nation until 1989. Currently the government structure is the Parliamentary...

  8. Holidays Speaking Exam

    HOLIDAYS Can you see yourself in any of these situations? I can see myself in both situations because I’d enjoy been in whichever of those places. In Mexico, I lived on a Caribbean Island where I used to go to the beach almost every weekend. It was a nice way to relax with your family or friends after...

  9. The Bahamas

    The Bahamas is located at 24 15 N, 76 00 W. The Climate is subtropical to tropical. They do have dangerous weather at times usually in the summer and autumn, where hurricanes pass through or near the islands. Hurricanes cause a lot of problems, Tidal surges and high winds can destroy homes, schools...

  10. Summer Vacation

    for students to stop schooling and expect the “summer vacation” which is very important to them. After 9 months of hard work, they need time to relax before continuing their studies at a higher level. So, how can they have a useful and meaningful summer vacation? As we know, students have been taught...

  11. Austria Tsa

    den österreichischen Alpenländern"), in 1891 the Salzkammergut-Verkehrsverband touristic association was established. Today both municipalities and holiday regions have their own tourist associations (in spas and health resorts there is also a spa commission). Tourism in Austria at current levels ...

  12. Laigsburg Vloed

    the day. At night below freezing temperatures are common. The summer temperature ranges from 20 degrees to 34 degrees Celsius. Temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius are often recorded in the extreme north and south of the country in the summer. Namibia was once a colony of Germany and later occupied...

  13. Labor Day

    Day to me now- As a kid, I remember more than one adult rushing to explain that the holiday symbolized the end of summer. This confused me because even at the age of 9 I knew that there were three more weeks of summer in September, and the name of the occasion had nothing to do with beaches closing or...

  14. Understanding tourism and the tourist industry

    "enabling" factors, which make travel possible for them. Motivation identifies first the purpose of a visit, which includes three distinct categories; Holidays,(including visits to friends and relatives, known as VFR travel), Business (including meetings, conferences) and others (including study, religious...

  15. fcfgh

    Crime Story. Jim and Bob went to Eyemouth on holiday in the height of the Scottish summer. They had 3 kids and a ferret. In their holiday home on the bantry they saw a safe in the wardrobe with a massive lock sealing the safe from being broken into. Bob tried to get the combination but he couldn’t...

  16. tourism

    Summer internship project report A summer training project report Submitted in partial fulfillment Of the requirements of Post graduate diploma in management {Travel & tourism} {Approved by AICTE, govt. of INDIA} 2014-2016 Submitted By Rajdeep Singh Bundela Specialization: Tour Operations...

  17. Being a Teacher

    career. Another advantage is considered to be as the promotion they get from this job. For example, holidays which they are having are more than other jobs' holidays. Teachers have the summer holiday and also the weekends. This is an excellent aspect to encourage them and motivate them. An additional...

  18. narrative

    MY FAVORITE SEASON (or Holiday) 3.5 Essay There’s no doubt about it; my favorite season has just got to be summer. Summer is the time when I truly have personal freedom in my life. I can sleep as late as I like. I can go where I want to go, when I want to go, and finally, I can vacation when it...

  19. Travelling

    hobbies. Travelling is also an interesting way of spending holidays. In every season of the year airports, railway stations, seaports and bus stops are full of people travelling for long or short distances. You should organize your holiday. You should have enough money for travelling. Travel agencies...

  20. All About Amanda

    Sharpies. Hoodies. Hot Topic. Diamonds. Texting. Vans. Photoshop. Clandestine. Skulls. Striped knee socks. Apple products. Brass knuckles. Photography. Summer. Collages. Robots. Rocket ships. Crayons. Thin Mints. Skinny jeans. Hair dye. Organization. Mechanical pencils. Reading. Reeses Peanut Butter Cups...

  21. Simply The Best

    hear listen listen to Holiday & Holidays Q1 - They're away on _____ next week. holiday holidays Q2 - I met her ____ the summer holidays. on in Q3 - The school ______ start next week. holiday holidays Q4 - The first Monday in May is a _____ holiday in the UK. bank public ...

  22. The Lotto

    tradition. The town holds a lottery once a year where all the families gather around in a big crowd in the Village Square. The lottery is conducted by Mr. Summers, a man who often leads the town's activities such as square dances, Halloween parties, charities, etc. In the crowd, wives gabber about the daily gossip...

  23. This is a paper

    She told her mother, and they both agreed to wait to tell her father until after Christmas, as to not spoil the holiday. A few weeks had gone by after Christmas, Kirsten and her mom had a sit down talk with her father and proceeded to tell her father about the pregnancy. He was in shock at first, and...

  24. Weather and Summer

    My favorite season is summer. I like the other seasons as well, but summer is the best for me. First of all, I like summer because the weather is hot. Some people think that summer is too hot, but I just love it as it is. The sky is always blue and it hardly ever rains, and if it does, it is a warm...

  25. Summer vs Winter

    Summer VS Winter What is your favorite season? Is it summer, like mine, because of the warm weather? Or is it winter because of the cold weather and Christmas? Summer and winter have few similarities, yet have big differences. The first big difference between summer and winter is the weather. In the...

  26. Hostel and Holiday

    Holiday questionsHow often do you go on holiday? Where? Who with? When and where did you travel last? What was it like (destination, accommodation, programmes, food, etc.) Unfortunately, I can’t afford to travel as much as I would like to. I have neither the money nor the time for it. Still, I try...

  27. Greece

    Europe between Albania and Turkey. The land is mainly mountain ranges extending into the sea. Hot dry summers lead to warm wet winters. There is barely rainfall in Greece during the spring and summer and this leads to wildfires. April brings many of the colors and fragrances of spring. During the spring...

  28. Summer Vacation

     Holidays seem short but it is quite enough for my friends and me to go to holiday-house or another city for a change. Summer holidays are wonderful. There are many long sunny days. There is no school. There are new friends and many interesting things to see and to do. ...

  29. Academic Calender

    are Autumn Monday 23 September 2013 - Friday 13 December 2013 Spring Monday 6 January 2014 – Friday 4 April 2014 Summer Tuesday 22 April 2014 - Friday 23 May 2014 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS Christmas Wednesday 25 December 2013 Easter Friday 18 April 2014 Thursday 26 December 2013 Monday 21 April...

  30. The Origins of Halloween

    Though the initial meaning of Halloween had a lot to do with occult powers, spirits, and protection against evil forces, today it is more of a merry holiday, a little bit spooky, but still enjoyed both by adults and children. So, what are the origins of Halloween? Historically, the word Halloween is a...

  31. Summer Holidays

    necessary for our body similarly holidays are important for relaxation and change – they provide relief from the monotony of our daily routine. They are important for our mental and emotional well being. Holidays! Holidays! Holidays who does not wait for them? Holidays give us a break from our routine...

  32. Compare how winter and summer holidays affect the environments in and around holiday resorts. Where in your opinion is the greater threat to the environment?

    with big paychecks, cheap tickets, golden handshakes. With all this extra money, people can afford to go on holiday. Back in the 1900s, it was only the very wealthy who went away on holiday, now; vacations can be taken by millions, at affordable prices. Every year huge numbers of people from all corners...

  33. Coping with Stress

    loss and what you’ll do from that moment on. This week I’ve dealt with trying to get plans together for the Thanksgiving Holiday. I have to figure out where I want to spend the holiday, how I’m going to get there, and how I’ll get back to school. Unfortunately it’s been quite stressful because plane tickets...

  34. San Luis Potosi and Aguascalientes

    some holidays that each city has, also they are different in the behavior of their citizens, and the last difference is in the way that each city celebrates its fair. The first difference between San Luis Potosí and Aguascalientes is the weather. In San Luis Potosí the weather is mild. In summer and...

  35. my favourite destination

    Essays My Favourite Holiday Des... ...My Favourite Holiday Destination I have been to several places around the world, Mumbai and... 11 Pages October 2010 My Favourite Holiday Des... ...My Favourite Holiday destination My favourite place is our granny and grandfather’s summer... 2 Pages January...

  36. My Courtyard House

    to for fear of some wild cats jumping into my house and walking around the bathroom. However, it was still the house that warm in winter and cool in summer. And the most important, the excellent place for children to play. The courtyard in my house always attracted many neighbors and children to come...

  37. Practise Test+Key

    with an intense wind which is capable of lifting trees, cars and even heavier objects such as | |homes into the air. These storms occur mostly in summer and can be identified by their strong wind and lack of rain. Tornadoes normally travel at | |around 60 kilometers per hour and the winds can reach...

  38. Holidays: Philosophy of Mind and Beautiful Holiday Spots

    all cultures have their holidays. Originally from the words, ‘holy’ and ‘day’, holiday is defined as a day free from work that one may spend at leisure to celebrate a particular event. Today we have mainly public holidays, school holidays and religious holidays. Public holidays are when the general public...

  39. This Is What I Call Bestfriends But More Like Long Lost Sisters!

    numbers so she would have mines and i would have hers. We went home and texted one another, finally growing closer and closer. Throughout the summer holidays me and sophie were always communicating in someway if it wasnt through text, it was through phone call. 1st year came, and i was all excited...

  40. How I Spent My Holidays

    How I Spent My Holidays Holidays come in a period where people have leisure time. In most places, it is called summer time. It comes after working periods, i.e. the time students go to school or people go to work. Last holiday my family and I except my dad had gone to Jamine. The journey was...

  41. How I Spent My Holidays

    HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATION MY SUMMER VACATION STARTED ON APRIL 13. DURING HOLIDAYS, I WAS READING STORY BOOKS AND I SAW SO MANY CINEMAS. THEN I WENT TO DIFFERENT CLASSES TO ENHANCE MY KNOWLEDGE SKILLS DURING HOLIDAYS. ON MAY 1 WE STARTED OUR JOURNEY WITH MY FAMILY TO KOLKATA. IN KOLKATA I SAW...

  42. Greenland

    for a whole three months!), it is never totally dark. Greenland enjoys more hours of summer than anywhere down south, but the weather is nowhere near as warm, even though the light is much more intense. Greenland summers won't give you an all-over tan, but your face and neck will turn a beautiful shade...

  43. School Holidays

    chool holidays are not too long. Children are forced to attend school between 9am and 3:30pm every weekday which is fine in primary school, but when it gets to secondary school, children often have to contend with bullying and humiliation in school on a regular basis as well as a greater workload. Christmas...

  44. Example of Dialogue "Holiday Making in Britain"

    Exam Dialogue №1 Holiday Making in Great Britain Gv: Excuse me, is this seat free? May I sit down here? Ul: Sure. Sit down, please. Gv: So, is this your first visit to England? Ul: Yes! It’s my first time here. Gv: Where have you already been in England? Ul: I went to London a couple of weeks...

  45. Disadvantages of Computers

    RYAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, LUDHIANA HOLIDAY HOMEWORK 2010-11 CLASS – X GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: ( Compile the Holiday Homework of all subjects in separate beautiful hand made folders. ( The entire home work should be in the child’s own handwriting. ENGLISH I. For some years there has been...

  46. Scholarship Essay - My Family Background

    all classes in the Japanese schools were totally in Japanese. Classes started at 9 a.m. and lasted until 4 p.m. every Saturday. On the Japanese holiday entitled “Children’s Day,” at the Japanese school I learned “Origami” and the Japanese national anthem. I was not the only American in the school...

  47. Why I Want to Teach? - Essay

    have the holidays with him. This is such a misconception, teachers are paid for the time they teach. During holidays teachers are essentially furloughed. Some teachers during this time to supplement their income will teach during the summer, others may supplement their income by getting a summer job just...

  48. Halloween

    into a happy celebration for the young and old alike. Halloween is on October 31, the last day of the Celtic calendar. It was originally a pagan holiday, honoring the dead. According to The History Channel on Halloween (2012), Halloween was referred to as All Hallows Eve and dates back to over 2000...

  49. The Ural Mountains

    humid subtropical climate and experiences four distinct seasons, the winters are damp and cold with cold Siberian winds blowing in from the northwest; summers are hot and humid with an average of 8.7 days exceeding 95 degrees Fahrenheit. I would choose Shanghai over the other two most populated cities because...

  50. Mens and Womens Shaving and Hair Removal UK 2014 - Industry size, share, trend, strategy and growth

    Figure 7: Trends in proportion of people spending extra money on  beauty, June 2010­June 2014 Over a quarter took a beach holiday in 2013 Figure 8: Last holiday type, November 2013 Figure 9: Mean annual temperatures and sunshine hours, summer (June­ August) 2000­13 New campaigns challenge social norms Who’s Innovating? View More Market Research Reports of this category:  ...

  51. Summer job

    talk about talking up a summer job. Does anyone of you want to take up a summer job? I am going to divide what I have to say in two parts. To begin with, I am going to tell you the benefits of taking up a summer job. Then I will go on to tell you how you should choose a summer job. I would highly...

  52. Effects of climate change on the UK

    likely over the next 100 years. More intense downpours can lead to a greater risk of flash floods and river flooding. Extreme flood events like in the summer of 2007 could become more frequent and severe, putting homes, businesses and infrastructure at greater risk. The government estimates that annual damages...

  53. Prepositions

    Time/Place/Movement PREPOSITIONS OF TIME Preposition Use Examples in months in July; in September year in 1985; in 1999 seasons in summer; in the summer of 69 part of the day in the morning; in the afternoon; in the evening duration in a minute; in two weeks part of the day ...

  54. maths

    based on average temperature patterns, occurs several weeks later than the start of the astronomical season.[3] According to meteorologists,[4][5] summer extends for the whole months of June, July, and August in the northern hemisphere and the whole months of December, January, and February in the southern...

  55. my dream holiday

    my dream holiday is canada europe and london....cause it is all about romance , lifestyle n work ... whom with my family friends n relatives in europe the view is beautyful, smoothing and romantic in canada my big family lives thier in london it is all about work..My Favourite Holiday Destination...

  56. Inquiry for Summer Holiday Work

    R PERRY Evening News 107 Wolfs Way Newtown NT7 OPE Dear Ms Perry 1 I am 3 writing to enquire about2 the possibility of holiday work with your company this summer. I am very interested in gaining some experience working for a newspaper. For the last two years I have been editor of the student...

  57. How to Take a Fall Road Trip

    How to Take an Affordable Fall Road Trip Autumn can be an ideal time for a great getaway, with the heat of summer almost gone and the chill of winter still distant. By taking a few easy steps, you can make a fall escape more affordable than you might expect. Road trips can be expensive and very stressful;if...

  58. Canadian Holidays

    There are ten federal holidays in Canada that could effect affect message transmission or delivery options for the senders in the United States and receivers in Canada. The first holiday is New Years day. It is celebrated on January 1st each year. It is a statutory holiday in all Canadian provinces...

  59. E-Mail Memo and Follow Up

    I am away I will be visiting a prospective site for our new branch in Illinois. I will need a couple tasks done by Wednesday, December 5. Have the summer review sent to the Amherst office, turn the sign in log to security, and lastly, plan for a potluck luncheon. There are not many tasks I have to add...

  60. Summer Vacation

    SPEND VACATIONS The summer holidays are the days of recreation and rest since these days come after hard work. These days come after the declaration of the school result. As the holidays began, I was enthused to plan for the period. I did not have to think much of the examination. I was only thinking...