Country Studies

24 05, 2019

USA Geography Briefly

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The  United  States  of  America Speak about the USA geography briefly. The USA is the richest and one of the most developed countries  in the world. The USA is situated in the central part of the North American continent. In the north the US is bordered by Canada, and in the south it borders on

22 05, 2019

How Kyiv Was Founded

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Let's Read a Legend about Kyiv The town was first raised on the high hill near the River Dnieper fifteen hundred years ago by the Polyane, and after a few centuries it grew into the grandiose capital of the Old Rus state. Read the legend to get to know how Kyiv was founded. Once there

27 04, 2019

Old Kyiv

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Reading Comprehension For the students of grades 6 - 7. Read and speak about old Kyiv. Our capital is a very old town. Many foreign writers wrote about it many years ago. An Armenian writer did it in the 7th century; Arab writers did it in the 9th and 10th centuries. In the 11th century

26 04, 2019

Ancient Kyiv

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What do you know about ancient Kyiv? Read the text Long, long ago in the territory of our country there lived different Slavic tribes. They were peaceful and hardworking people. The Slavs lived by families in the villages and worked on land. In the 9th century the first big state of the Eastern Slavs appeared.

26 04, 2019

The Great Plague of London

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What do you know about the Great Plague of London? During the hot summer of 1665, London was hit by a terrible disease known as The Great Plague. The disease had spread rapidly across parts of Europe and caused many deaths. Although there had been a plague epidemic (known as the Black Death) 300 years

26 04, 2019

Wales Land of Songs

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Wales Is a Land of Songs Read and speak about Wales In the west of Britain lies one of the most beautiful parts of the British Isles – Wales. The mountains and valleys are very beautiful. There are many sheep- and cattle-farms in the green valleys. The North Wales is a farming region; the South

26 04, 2019

Interesting Facts About Wales

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What do you know about Wales? Read some interesting facts about Wales. Welsh History 1301 – After defeating the native princes of Wales, King Edward I of England named his son “Prince of Wales”. Since then the eldest son of the king or queen of England has traditionally been given this title. The First Prince

25 04, 2019

The Great Fire of London

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Learn about the Great Fire of London In 1666, a huge fire that started in a tiny bakery burned down most of London – because it was so big, it was called the Great Fire of London. London was a busy city in 1666. It was very crowded. The streets were narrow and dusty. The houses

24 04, 2019

Stratford-upon-Avon Shakespeare’s Birthplace

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Read about Stratford-upon-Avon Shakespeare's Birthplace Stratford-upon-Avon, commonly known as just Stratford, is a market town in the county of Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 91 miles (146 km) north west of London, 22 miles (35 km) south east of Birmingham and 8 miles (13 km) south west of Warwick.  The population is more than 27 thousand people. Stratford-upon-Avon lies at the very

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