16 December 2011 / by Radmila Gurkova

What - No Santa Claus...?


"A Chicago news anchor enraged parents when she announced during a segment on children's gift expectations that Santa Claus isn't real.

During a conversation with her cohost about how long children should believe in Santa, Robin Robinson, a news anchor at Fox Chicago since 1987, argued that kids should learn early on that Santa isn't real." 

You can read more about this story by clicking here.


  • Would you be angry if your child heard this report?

  • Do all Spanish children believe in Santa Clause?

  • When did you first learn about Santa Clause?


Word Image Definition Example Listen
Anchor   A person who is the main broadcaster on a program of news, sports, etc. Princess Leticia used to be an anchor.  Listen
 Angry   To feel upset I am ANGRY when I shout. Listen 
 Apologize   To say that you are sorry I apologize for breaking your window. Listen
 Gift   A present A Christmas present gift Listen
Audience   A group of listeners or spectators Let's ask the audience. Listen
TV Viewers   People who watch tv The show Friends had many tv viewers. Listen 
 Slip-Up   Error, lapse What I said was a slip-up. I never intended to offend her. Listen
Overwhelming Overpowering in effect or strength As I entered the graveyard I felt an overwhelming desire to leave. Listen


If you think you're having a bad day, spare a thought for Robinson.....?

Listen to the first 10 seconds of this video and see if you understand what this expression means... Spare a thought click here for answer.



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