Christmas

22 01, 2019

Silent Night

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Here is Veronika's Christmas project. This year she prepared "Silent Night" in English.

7 01, 2019

Ukrainian Christmas Traditions

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Would you like to know about Ukrainian Christmas traditions? Christmas Eve, Sviata Vecheria Ukrainian Christmas festivities begin on Christmas Eve (January 6) and end on the Feast of the Epiphany (January 19). The Christmas Eve Supper or Sviata Vecheria (Holy Supper) brings the family together to partake in special foods and begin the holiday with many customs

6 01, 2019

Liza’s Letter to Santa

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Dear Santa, My name is Liza and I am 12 years old. I am from Ukraine, a beautiful country in Europe. I hope that you and your elves are all rested up from delivering presents last year. I want you to know that I have been good this year and I listened to my parents.

5 01, 2019

The Recipe of Ukrainian Kutya

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Kutya is the main dish of Ukrainian Christmas dinner. There are many recipes of kutya. You will find some unusual recipes of kutya, which are popular in different regions of Ukraine. The classic recipe is kutya with wheat, poppy seeds, honey and nuts. However, it is often made from barley, rice, and millet. Ingredients 2 cups

5 01, 2019

Christmas in Ukraine

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Speak about Christmas in Ukraine Year 5 My favourite holiday is Christmas. It is a beloved family holiday in Ukraine and in our family. Christmas is celebrated on the 7th of January. This holiday is very special. The most interesting part of Ukrainian Christmas is Christmas Eve (Sviat Vechir). Sviata Vecheria, or Holy Supper, is

24 12, 2018

Christmas Story: The Manger Was Empty

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Read a heartwarming Christmas story The Manger Was Empty Retold by Casandra Lindell He arrived early on Christmas morning to give the church a thorough inspection, noting with approval that the aisles and seats had been swept and dusted after the midnight Christmas Eve service. Any lost purses, Bibles, and gloves had been collected and

24 12, 2018

The Gold and Ivory Tablecloth

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Read an amazing Christmas story "The Gold and Ivory Tablecloth" by Howard C. Schade At Christmastime, men and women everywhere gather in their churches to wonder anew at the greatest miracle the world has ever known. But the story I like best to recall was not a miracle—not exactly. It happened to a pastor who

24 12, 2018

Christmas Prayer

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Christmas Prayer by Robert Louis Stevenson Loving Father, help us to remember the birth of Jesus, that we may share in the song of the angels, the gladness of the shepherds, and the worship of the wise men. Close the door of hate and open the door of love all over the world. Let kindness

21 12, 2018

The Elves and the Shoemaker

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Enjoy reading the Christmas tale "The Elves and the Shoemaker" after the Brothers Grimm. Once upon a time, a poor shoemaker had no money to buy food for himself and his wife. All he had was enough leather to make one pair of shoes. He cut out shoes and left the leather on his workbench,

21 12, 2018

Easy Reading Before Christmas

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It's a good story for reading before Christmas. Reading Comprehension Level A1+ Read the text and do the tasks.                                                    “Enjoy Your Vegetables!” Mrs. Brown had a small garden behind her house, and in spring she planted some vegetables in it. She looked after them very carefully, and when the summer came, they looked very