Saturday, August 30, 2008

Housewarming Party

Our Hosts, Bill & Mai Huei Shen

People throw a housewarming party when they move into a new house. The new owners invite their friends over to show off their new house. Housewarming parties are usually informal; there are no planned activities besides a possible tour.

Idioms:
throw a party: celebrate; have a large party
show off: someone who likes to make other people notice them

Wiki: Housewarming Party
Basic Information about Housewarming parties.

Bond's Blog: Housewarming Party
Peter Bond is a Canadian teaching English in Korea. In this post, he write about the happy mixing of Canadian & Korean customs during his housewarming party.

ESLPodcast 38 - Food for the Barbecue (audio)
I moved into the new apartment last month and decided to invite a few friends over for a house-warming party...


EnglishClub: Small Talk

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