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15 04, 2019

Beauty and National Pride of Wales

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Wales Read about beauty and national pride of Wales Wales is situated on a peninsula of Great Britain. It is bounded on the north by the Irish Sea, on the south by the Bristol Channel, on the east by the English counties and on the west by St. George's Channel. The Welsh call their country

11 04, 2019

Pubs, Important Part of British Life

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British Pubs Read about pubs, important part of British life, to know more about British customs and traditions. What is a pub? The word pub is short for public house. There are over 60,000 pubs in the UK (53,000 in England and Wales, 5,200 in Scotland and 1,600 in Northern Ireland). One of the oldest

9 04, 2019

Fleet Street, Former Home for the British Newspapers

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From the History of Fleet Street Student's Project Fleet Street, former home for the British newspapers, remains a methonym for the British national press.    Fleet Street, synonymous with printing and journalism for many years, was for centuries the home of the newspaper industry. Fleet Street is a road in central London. It is named after the River Fleet, one of

4 04, 2019

USA State System

Speak about the USA State System The United States is a federal republic consisting of fifty states. Each state has its own government. The present constitution was proclaimed in 1787 in Philadelphia. Under the Constitution the federal government is divided into three branches. The executive branch is headed by the President. He is head of

4 04, 2019

American Press

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Read and speak about American  press Because of the great size of the USA, local newspapers are more important than national ones. Only the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune and the Walt Street Journal are read over a large part of the country. But there are other newspapers that have a wide interest and

1 04, 2019

Government and Politics Vocabulary

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Learn Government and Politics Vocabulary Get ready to speak about political systems of different countries and discuss political life. Note: Policy – is a set of ideas or plans that is used as a basis for making decisions, especially in politics, economics or business. Politics – are the actions or activities which people use to

1 04, 2019

USA Political System

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Let's learn about the USA political system The United States is a democracy. But what do Americans mean when they use this word? Abraham Lincoln, one of the best-loved and most respected American presidents, said that the United States had a government "of the people, by the people and for the people". No one has

1 04, 2019

Political Animals

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Can you be called a political animal? What is your attitude to politics? How much do you know about current affairs? Who are political animals? Political animals are people who are interested in social and political issues, especially those who actively participate in politics. Do 'political animal' quiz to find answers to these questions. 1. How

31 03, 2019

Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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I’d like to share my impressions of the book I’ve recently read. It’s Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (29 June 1900 – 31 July 1944) was a French writer, poet, aristocrat, journalist, and pioneering aviator. He became a laureate of several of France's highest literary awards and also won the U.S. National Book Award. He

31 03, 2019

England, the Largest Part of the Untited Kingdom

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Read and speak about England, the largest part of the United Kingdom England, the largest part of the United Kingdom, is one of the four parts which make up Great Britain. It is also the most industrial and most densely populated part of the UK. The greatest concentrations of population are in London, Birmingham and northwest