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Social occasions 2011 wheresjenny.comSocial OccasionsThe two or three-week period over Christmas and New Year is often a time when people socialize either going out, or entertaining guests at home. Some social occasions are formal, while others are informal parties for family or friends. Here are the names for some common social occasions:Social Occasions 2011 wheresjenny.comSocial Occasions

Carol concert= a Christmas occasion where people often go to church to hear carols sung. Carols are religious songs on the theme of Christmas. 2011 wheresjenny.comSocial Occasions

School play= a play where school children play the roles. Anativity playtells the story of the birth of Jesus. 2011 wheresjenny.comSocial Occasions

Office party= an evening or afternoon party organized by your place of work. It could include lunch, or drinks, or a "secret Santa" where each employee anonymously buys a present for another employee 2011 wheresjenny.comSocial Occasions

Family gathering= when family members meet for lunch, dinner, or the whole day. 2011 wheresjenny.comSocial Occasions

Pub quiz night= When a group of friends go to the pub to take part in a quiz. They organize themselves into teams, and try to get the most answers right to win a prize. 2011 wheresjenny.comSocial Occasions

Dinner WaltzDinner dance And Ball partyDinner dance= an old-fashioned, quite formal occasion, where couples eat dinner, then dance waltzes etc. 2011 wheresjenny.comSocial Occasions

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A lot of concerts are held globally forcharity. Youcan dothe...Fund raising event /charity do= "do" is a more informal way of saying "event". At these events, the aim is to raise money for a worthwhile cause. Often they involve a formal dinner, well-known speakers, or a raffle / auction (where people bid to buy an object.) 2011 wheresjenny.comSocial Occasions

Bingo= where people buy a card with numbers on it, then listen to an announcer reading out numbers. If you hear your numbers, you call "Bingo!" and win a money prize 2011 wheresjenny.comSocial Occasions

Cocktail party= a party in the early evening, where people dress quite formally for drinks.A drink-up= a party in a pub organized by your colleagues or friends. 2011 wheresjenny.comSocial OccasionsWhat are you going to write on the invitation?

Formal invitations:

We'd be delighted if you could attend our party on (date) at (place) at (time)

Moss Bros would like to invite (plus one guest) to the firm's annual dinner dance, to be held at (etc). 2011 wheresjenny.comSocial OccasionsInformal invitations:You're all cordially invited to attend the annual Moss Bros party.Please come to our party / lunch / dinner on (date) at (time).

Don't forget to add any essential instructions, such asdirections(= how to get to your house / office) or to ask people to bring something (Please bring a bottle) or on what to wear / do (i.e. if you're holding something like a Murder Mysteryevening where guests need to wear a costume and perform a role.)

2011 wheresjenny.comSocial OccasionsInformal invitations:

You're all cordially invited to attend the annual Moss Bros party.Please come to our party / lunch / dinner on (date) at (time).Don't forget to add any essential instructions, such as

directions(= how to get to your house / office)

Or to ask people to bring something (Please bring a bottle) or on what to wear / do (i.e. if you're holding something like a Murder Mysteryevening where guests need to wear a costume and perform a role.) 2011 wheresjenny.comSocial OccasionsYour turn to write a formal and informal invitation! 2011 wheresjenny.comSocial Occasions