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15 05, 2019

Letter of Complaint: Dissatisfaction with the Treatment in the Shop

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Have practice in writing a formal letter. Write the letter of complaint: dissatisfaction with the treatment in the shop Your Christmas shopping ended up as a complete disaster. The sales staff in Ramsgate Computer World were slow, impolite and on top of everything extremely uncooperative. You have decided to write a letter of complaint to

10 05, 2019

Typical English Homes

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Elementary School Year 4 Speaking Speak about typical English homes. I'd like to tell you about typical English homes. Some English families live in flats, but lots of people have got their own houses. There are two floors in a traditional English house. Two or three bedrooms and a bathroom are upstairs. The living-room, the

8 05, 2019

Cheshire Cheese British Oldest Cheese

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Hi! I'm Diana. Making a project about Fleet Street, I read about the Cheshire Cheese tavern popular with journalists and writers and got interested in Cheshire cheese. Brief Facts about Cheshire Cheese British Oldest Cheese Dating back to Roman times, it is Britain's oldest cheese and is mentiones in the Domesday book of 1086. Domesday

7 05, 2019

Semi-formal Letter Visit to Newcastle

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Writing a Semi-formal Letter You are writing a book about the English way of life and customs. You have recently returned from England where you spent two weeks collecting materials and data regarding your book. Write a letter to Mr and Mrs Jones who were your hosts during your stay in England. Express your thanks for:

26 04, 2019

The Great Plague of London

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What do you know about the Great Plague of London? During the hot summer of 1665, London was hit by a terrible disease known as The Great Plague. The disease had spread rapidly across parts of Europe and caused many deaths. Although there had been a plague epidemic (known as the Black Death) 300 years

26 04, 2019

Wales Land of Songs

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Wales Is a Land of Songs Read and speak about Wales In the west of Britain lies one of the most beautiful parts of the British Isles – Wales. The mountains and valleys are very beautiful. There are many sheep- and cattle-farms in the green valleys. The North Wales is a farming region; the South

26 04, 2019

Interesting Facts About Wales

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What do you know about Wales? Read some interesting facts about Wales. Welsh History 1301 – After defeating the native princes of Wales, King Edward I of England named his son “Prince of Wales”. Since then the eldest son of the king or queen of England has traditionally been given this title. The First Prince

25 04, 2019

The Great Fire of London

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Learn about the Great Fire of London In 1666, a huge fire that started in a tiny bakery burned down most of London – because it was so big, it was called the Great Fire of London. London was a busy city in 1666. It was very crowded. The streets were narrow and dusty. The houses

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