Country Studies

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

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

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

29 03, 2019

United Kingdom Political System

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Read to speak about the United Kingdom political system The  British  Monarchy  Today The United Kingdom is a parliamentary monarchy. This means that it has a monarch (a king or a queen) as its Head of State. The monarch reigns with the support of Parliament. The powers of the monarch are not defined precisely. Everything

29 03, 2019

British Parliament and the UK Electoral System

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Read and speak about the British Parliament and the UK Electoral System The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy. This means that it has a monarch (a king or a queen) as its Head of the State. But the Queen is formally at the head of the State. In fact the country is ruled by

28 03, 2019

Political System of the United Kingdom

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Read and speak about the political system of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The United Kingdom is a constitutional or parliamentary monarchy. It means that it has a monarch (either a king or a queen) as its Head of State but the monarch has very little power. The Queen (or King)

27 03, 2019

Political System of Ukraine

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Speak about the political system of Ukraine Ukraine is a sovereign state. Its independence was declared on August 24, 1991. Before that it was one of the 15 republics of the former Soviet Union. Political system of Ukraine is a democratic political system which means that its executive branch is headed by the President with