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I’m Georgiana; founder of SpeakEnglishPodcast.com. My mission is to help YOU speak English fluently.

In today’s episode:

  • I’ll talk about Black Friday. I’m sure many of you would like to know why is it called like that and where do people celebrate Black Friday. Is it only an American tradition?
  • Next, through a point of View story, you’ll practice grammar without memorizing any rules, and you’ll even get to have some fun.

Very well. Let’s get started!

Have you noticed that this week everyone talks about the BLACK FRIDAY?

But, most importantly, have you ever wondered why it is called BLACK Friday?

The day after Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday. Most stores come out with tantalizing sales to attract shoppers to their stores. People wait in line hours before the shops open to grab the bargains of the year.

Black Friday’s the name given to the shopping day after Thanksgiving. It was originally called Black Friday because so many people went out shopping and caused traffic accidents and at times even violence.

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