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.

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

19 03, 2019

Ukraine Geograhical Position

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Speak About the Geographical Position of Ukraine Ukraine is a sovereign state in the south-eastern Europe. It proclaimed its independence on August 24th, 1991. It has its own territory, government, national emblem and anthem. The territory of Ukraine is 603.7 thousand square kilometers. Ukraine stretches for almost 900 kilometers from north to south, and for

8 03, 2019

Princess Olha of Kyiv

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Princess Olha Princess Olha of Kyiv was the only woman among rulers of Kyivan Rus. Her life made one on the brightest pages of our history. She was a beautiful woman, a loving wife, a caring mother and an outstanding ruler. After the death of her husband, Prince Ihor, she ruled the country very successfully

7 03, 2019

Kyiv Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square)

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Maidan Nezalezhnosti, the Heart of Kyiv Among the squares of Kyiv Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) stands out as the most attractive one. Any season of the year here you can meet people of different ages, races, nationalities from Ukraine and from other countries. Such a diversity proves the fact that the square possesses a special

6 03, 2019

Khreshchatyk, the Main Kyiv Street

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The Main Street of Kyiv Khreshchatyk, the main Kyiv Street, is the symbol of the capital of Ukraine. It became the main street of the city 200 years ago. How has the street got its name? Many years ago there was a valley surrounded by a thick forest with a stream across it on the

5 03, 2019

The History of Kyiv

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Read about the history of Kyiv Who Founded Kyiv? The history of Kyiv is very interesting. Kyiv, like Rome, gets its name from a character in a legend – Rome comes from Romulas and Kyiv comes from Kyi. Kyi was one of four siblings. The legend says that in the fifth century, a family of

5 03, 2019

Kyiv, One of the Most Beautiful Cities in the World

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Kyiv Read the text about Kyiv, one of the most beautiful cities in the world and find out: the date of Kyiv foundation the names of the founders three events that influenced the life of Kyiv’s inhabitants the name of the main street and its length the names of historical monuments and museums mentioned in

2 03, 2019

Ukraine, a European Country

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Read the text about Ukraine and do the tasks. Pre-reading Look at the map and say which seas border Ukraine. Name a river, a lake, a mountain. Say some facts you expect to read in the text. Look at the map and find your town/ city/ area. Say its name in Ukrainian, and then in