Lower Intermediate Stories

Traditional Weddings in Australia

You are going to hear and read about traditional weddings in Australia.

Before you read, look at these sentences. What do you think? Are they true or false?

1. It is bad luck for the groom to see the bride in the 24 hours before the wedding.
2. The bride arrives at the church first.
3. The bride is always early.
4. The bride's father leads her into the church.
5. Music plays when the bride enters the church.
6. The bridesmaids and flower girls stand on the left of the bride.
7. There is a party after the wedding.
8. It is a tradition for the groom to cut the cake while the bride watches.
9. The bride gives flowers to the oldest single woman in the room.
10. After the wedding and the dinner and dancing the bride and groom go on a honeymoon.