Halloween, the party that moves millions of dollars worldwide (B1)
Spanish writing exercise

Halloween, la fiesta que mueve millones de dólares en el mundo

Learn how Halloween means big business in different countries. In this exercise you'll practise the position of pronouns, the use of "se" to form passive sentences and superlatives.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "to scare", "mecca", "billion", "figure" and "Black Friday".

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Halloween is one of the most popular festivals in the world, and also one of the ones that raises the most money. Sometimes, they are numbers that are really frightening. Just in the United States, the mecca of Halloween, more than 9 billion dollars are spent every year, and this figure is increasing. In other countries like Spain, where until a few years ago the deceased were only remembered on November 1st, this Anglo-Saxon festival is celebrated with more intensity and is already part of the annual marketing campaigns along with Black Friday. Clearly Halloween has come to stay in this country.

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