Today’s word is: extravaganza – the meaning of extravaganza is: A very elaborate and expensive show or performance, excessive and lavish celebration or performance, an elaborate party, festival or artistic fantasy.
In this English vocabulary lesson, you will learn how to use the word extravaganza. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.
The Sharma family had arranged a destination wedding for their daughter. It was nothing less than an extravaganza. All their relatives and guests had a separate cottage to stay. There were dance performances by the best artists across the continent and the food preparation was monitored by world famous chefs. The guests also displayed international designer wear. It was like a fairy-tale wedding.
Listen carefully on how we can use the word extravaganza in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.
Example number 1 of 8: It was Diwali night (Diwali is one of the most popular Indian festival. An open terrace restaurant, arranged for a fireworks extravaganza for its guests who were dining at the restaurant that night. This means that guests could dine and watch fireworks at the same time. Isn’t that magnificent?
Example number 2 of 8: The closing ceremony for the conference of architects also included an Indian classical dance extravaganza.
Example number 3 of 8: Every year the film festival concludes with an extravaganza. It includes stand-up comedy, live performances by well-known singers and dancers and speeches by distinguished (highly respected) filmmakers.
Example number 4 of 8: The display of students’ science experiments was an extravaganza for all those who love chemistry.
Example number 5 of 8: The annual awards ceremony of a certain insurance company, usually has a musical extravaganza as a part of the celebration.
Example number 6 of 8: All employees of Woodcraft event management agency spent sleepless nights. Do you know why? Because they had to organize a promotional extravaganza for their client. In order to coordinate such an event requires immense hard work and coordination between several people and teams.
Example number 7 of 8: Have you seen a fashion show either on T.V. or in person? Now, do you know where I am drawing your attention to? Yes! Exactly, isn’t it an extravaganza and a treat for fashion lovers?
Example number 8 of 8: A jungle theme restaurant has opened on the outskirts of the city. It has the look and feel of a real forest with animal sounds running in the background. And yes, it is an extravaganza for people who love nature and the wild.
Today we learned the word extravaganza which means – A very elaborate and expensive show or performance, excessive and lavish celebration or performance, an elaborate party, festival or artistic fantasy. Can you frame 3 sentences with extravaganza and type in the comments box? We are waiting.
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