Country Studies

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

6 02, 2019

Learn About New Zealand

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Do these activities to learn more about New Zealand, an amazing English-speaking country. Insert the following words denoting outdoor activities into the corresponding situations: skiing, tramping, surfing, rock climbing, fishing, mountaneering ______________, or bushwalking as it is often called, is the best way of coming to grips with New Zealand's natural beauty. It gives the

6 02, 2019

About New Zealand

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Quick Facts About New Zealand Some Facts About Geography New Zealand is a very interesting English-speaking country. It has got total area of 269,000 square kilometers. It is situated to south-east of Australia in the Pacific Ocean. It consists of two main islands (North Island and South Island) and some smaller ones. Nearly 3.5 million

16 01, 2019

Ivan Marchuk, a Prominent Ukrainian Artist

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Ivan Stepanovych Marchuk  is a prominent  Ukrainian artist. Ivan Marchuk is one of the few Ukrainian artists whose name is known even to people who are far from art. The painter is known all over the world - The British newspaper the Daily Telegraph once ranked him as one of the top 100 geniuses of today.

13 01, 2019

London, the Capital and the Largest City of the United Kingdom

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Speak about London, the capital city of the UK. The capital of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is London. It is one of the biggest cities in the world. London is situated on the river Thames. The population of London is eight million people. The main districts of London are: the

11 01, 2019

National Symbols of the USA

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National symbols represent pride and values of the country. Do you know the national symbols of the United States of America? Bogdan has prepared a presentation which will help you learn the national symbols of the USA: the national flag 'Stars and Stripes' the Great Seal of the United States the national bird the national anthem

8 01, 2019

Vegetation and Wildlife of the United Kingdom

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Read and speak about vegetation and wildlife of the United Kingdom. The humid and mild climate of Great Britain is good for plants and flowers. Some of them have become symbols in the U.K. Probably you know that the poppy is the symbol of peace, the red rose is the national  emblem of England, the

8 01, 2019

The UK in Brief

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Speak about the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is situated on the British Isles. The country is divided into four parts: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The capital of England and of the U. K. is London. The capital of Wales is

8 01, 2019

The Island of Great Britain

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Great Britain is the name of the largest island of the British Isles. In everyday speech "Great Britain" is used to mean the United Kingdom. Geographically the island of Great Britain is subdivided into two main regions – Lowland Britain and Highland Britain. Lowland Britain comprises southern and eastern England. Highland Britain consists of Scotland,

20 12, 2018

Languages of the British Isles

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Read and do the exercises to learn about the languages of the British Isles. Memorize the following words. native – місцевий житель the British Isles – Британські острови Welsh – уельський, валійський Gaelic – гельський Manx – мова жителів острова Мен Cornish – корнуольський, корнійський dialect – діалект localized version – варіант мови, якою розмовляють