Learning English with Stories: “Santa’s Christmas”

Today we are going to learn some English vocabulary by watching “Santa’s Christmas“, a story about what happened when Santa Claus became ill.

It’s a great story to remind us of what matters during Christmas: love, kindness, family and friends.

1. Read and understand the vocabulary
2. Watch the video 


Snow-covered – covered in snow. Covered means having a layer of something on top of something else.

Treetops – the highest part of a tree.

Lodge – a house or hotel in the country or mountains for people who are doing some outdoor activity.

Hustle and bustle – energetic activity.

Wondered – to have interest in knowing or learning something : to think about something with curiosity.

Reindeer – a large type of deer that lives in northern parts of the world.


Out of breath – breathing very hard because you have been running or doing hard physical work.

Sled – a small vehicle that has a flat bottom or long, narrow strips of metal or wood on the bottom and that is used for moving over snow or ice.

Hop – to move by a quick jump or series of jumps.

Knock – to hit something (such as a door) with the knuckles of your hand or with a hard object (such as a knocker) in order to get people’s attention.

Soft – smooth and pleasant to touch.

Quilt – a bed cover with stitched designs that is made of two layers of cloth filled with wool, cotton, or soft feathers.

Doorstep – a step or series of steps leading up to one of the doors that is used to enter or leave a building.

Pipe up – to start talking : to say something.

Fondly – in a loving way.

Hug – to put your arms around someone especially as a way of showing love or friendship.


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  1. Wow, wonderful story ..Thanks a lot..

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