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  • Et Carnaval
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  • What does Mardi Gras mean? Mardi Tuesday GrasFat So the meaning is Fat Tuesday ! Mardi Gras is the French for Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day .
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  • And what about Carnaval ? This is related to Mardi Gras and both are celebrated on the same day in France. People dress up in costumes, wear masks, and eat pancakes.
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  • What do French school children do at this time of year? During the days leading up to Mardi Gras each child makes a mask at school and a costume at home. un masque un costume
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  • On Mardi Gras they get into their costumes and put on their masks at school and walk in a procession into the town. la ville
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  • A band starts to play in the town square. une fanfarela place de la ville
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  • and the children get to sample pancakes at the market. des crpes le march
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  • un perroquet une reine un roi un plongeur sous- marin un pirate
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  • Luc est dguis en Lucie est dguise en Denis est dguis en Eloise est dguise en Pirate est dguis en roi perroquet plongeur sous-marin reine pirate
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