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25 03, 2019

Heavy Metal Subculture

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Learn about Heavy Metal Subculture What Is Heavy Metal? Heavy metal music is a genre of harsh-sounding rock music that places emphasis on excessive drum and guitar instrumentals, and raging vocals. Heavy metal, also referred to as black metal and death metal, emerged in the 1960s and 70s in the United Kingdom and the United States.

11 03, 2019

Some Interesting Facts About New Zealand

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Some Interesting Facts About New Zealand Student's Project Ira would like to share with you some interesting facts about New Zealand, an amazing English-speaking country. The Maori name of New Zealand is Aotearoa which means the land of the long white cloud. New Zealand was once governed as part of the territory of New South

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

13 01, 2019

Ukrainian Ecological Movement Zelenyi Svit (Green World )

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Zelenyi Svit The ecological movement Zelenyi Svit (Green World ) started in Ukraine in 1988, following the environmental  disaster caused by the Chornobyl nuclear reactor in 1986. Today, Zelenyi Svit campaings on wide variety of environmental issues and is part of the international network called Friends of the Earth – the largest group of non-governmental

19 12, 2018

Look Before You Leap

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“Look before you leap” is a popular saying. Is it important to think before you act in every situation? Say no less than 20 sentences. I know the meaning of a popular English saying “Look before you leap”. It means that we should think of the consequences before we act Every sensible man thinks of

6 12, 2018

Greenpeace

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Learn about Greenpeace Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organization with offices in over 40 countries and with an international coordinating body in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Greenpeace is known for its direct actions and has been described as the most visible environmental organization in the world. Greenpeace has raised environmental issues to public knowledge, and influenced both the

21 05, 2018

Plastuny, Ukrainian Scouts

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Would you like to know about one of the youth organizations in Ukraine? I'll tell you with pleasure. PLAST is a Ukrainian youth organization based on the principles of the Boy and Girl Scout movement. It was founded in the city of Lviv in 1911 by two teachers Oleksandr Tysovsky and Ivan Chmola, and Petro

3 05, 2018

The Hippies

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A subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates itself from the parent culture to which it belongs, often maintaining some of its founding principles. Subcultures develop their own norms and values regarding cultural, political and sexual matters. Subcultures are part of society while keeping their specific characteristics intact. Examples of subcultures include hippies,

22 04, 2018

Goths, Youth Subculture

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Goth subculture is a youth subculture that developed in the 1980s in Britain from the punk-rock movement. Like the punks, goths are seen by society as rebels. Goths have a very distinctive dark look and they often shock people because of their appearance. Goths define themselves by their dark look. The typical goth will only

16 03, 2018

An email about the visit Informal Letter

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A friend from Britain is coming to stay with you for a weekend. Write an email about your plans for the visit.   Hi Bella, I am just writing to check that everything`s OK for your visit. I think you'll like Kaniv. On Saturday morning we are doing a car tour with my parents because