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14 02, 2019

English Performance: The Princess and the Four Gifts

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A Good play for your English drama club to prepare a performance for Valentine's Day. English performances are beneficial for students in many ways: They help students gain self-confidence because acting in front of people is not easy. Acting boosts public speaking skills. Students develop pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar skills. English Performance: The Princess and

14 02, 2019

Americans Celebrate Saint Valentine’s Day

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Would you like to know how Americans celebrate Saint Valentine's Day? Roots of St. Valentine's Day St. Valentine's Day has roots in several different legends that have found their way to us through the ages. One of the earliest popular symbols of the day is Cupid, the Roman god of love, who is represented by

12 02, 2019

What Is Love? Proverbs, Sayings, Students Thoughts

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Learn proverbs and sayings about love and read students thoughts on what love is. I asked my seventeen-year-old students to answer a very easy and at the same time a very difficult question "What is love?" and was so touched to get the answers of deep understanding and wisdom. I'm sure it is love that

11 02, 2019

Valentine’s Day Quiz

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How well do you know Valentine's Day customs and traditions? Do this Valentine's Day Quiz When is Valentine’s Day celebrated? What is the origin of this holiday? Is Valentine’s Day a legal holiday? What flower is the symbol of love? What do radio stations play on Valentine’s Day?   What kind of day is Valentine’s Day?

11 02, 2019

American Cherokee Legend of the Strawberry

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Read American Cherokee Legend of the Strawberry It's a good Valentine story for reading and discussion First man and First Woman had an argument. First Man said to First Woman, "Why are you so lazy? I told you to have my meal ready hours ago." First Woman said, "If you would have gathered fire wood,

11 02, 2019

Conditionals of Three Types

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Learn what Conditionals of three types are, have practice doing execises and use them in your speech. What are Conditionals? Conditionals of three types are two parts sentences which are connected with the word 'if'. With all conditionals, when we start the sentence with 'if', we must use a comma. When 'if' is in the middle

10 02, 2019

Wealth, Success and Love

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Read the Legend of Native Americans "Wealth, Success and Love". It is a good story to read and discuss on the eve of Valentine's Day. A woman came out of her lodge and saw three old men with long white hair sitting in her front yard. She didn't recognize them. She said, "I don't think

10 02, 2019

Great Pyramid of Giza

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The Great Pyramid of Giza, Man-made Wonder Diana's Project about one of the seven wonders of the world Two thousand years ago, the Ancient Greeks listed the "Seven Wonders of the World". They described the biggest and most impressive structures around the Mediterranean Sea at the time. The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of

9 02, 2019

Kiwi, National New Zealand Bird

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Read lots of interesting facts about kiwi, which is New Zealand national bird. Kiwi, the Country's Symbol The small, isolated island of  New Zealand is home to many unusual animals, including the kiwi. These small birds are the national bird of New Zealand and this is the only place in the world you’ll find them, outside

9 02, 2019

Valentine’s Day Interesting Traditions

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Read some Valentine’s Day interesting facts to learn customs and traditions of English-speaking countries. Valentine’s Day happens every year on February 14. Red and pink hearts, along with chubby cupids, decorate stores, offices, and classrooms. Children often make cards to give to their friends and their families. Adults make or buy special cards for the