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4 01, 2020

British Independent Schools

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What do you know about British independent schools? Most children at independent schools are day pupils but there are boys and girls who attend eight hundred independent schools in the UK as boarders. They work, play, eat and sleep in their schools. They learn to live in a community and think of their school as

17 12, 2019

Attitude to Fashion

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What's Your Attitude to Fashion? I'd like to share my attitude to fashion. I'm a bit on the plump side. I don't fit in those Barbie doll clothes everybody wears. That's why I see myself as a black sheep but I don't mind it too much. Black sheep are simply different, so what? Most of

16 12, 2019

William Hogarth English Painter

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Learning the language of any country is impossible without knowing its art. Painting of Great Britain helps you learn British culture and the British. Painting in England in the 17 - 19th centuries is represented by a number of great artists and during that period it was greatly influenced by foreign painters. The 18th century

15 12, 2019

Birmingham UK Second City

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Birmingham Read about Birmingham UK Second City  Birmingham is commonly referred to as the nation's "second city". Birmingham is situated in the centre of the upland area in the valleys of three small rivers: the Tame, the Cole, the Rea. These rivers flow into the Trent, a big navigable river. The name "Birmingham" comes from the

15 12, 2019

Reading Test 1 Year 4

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Elementary School Year 4 Do Reading Test 1 Year 4 to improve your reading skills. Read the text It Doesn’t Matter Bessie is a little girl. She is five. She does not go to school. She doesn’t know how to read and to write. But her sister Mary is a schoolgirl. She is ten. One

12 12, 2019

Christmas in Great Britain Elementary School

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Let's learn to speak about Christmas traditions in Great Britain First of all, let's learn the words celebrate - святкувати Christmas - Різдво Merry Christmas! - Веселого Різдва! Happy New Year!  - З Новим роком! send greeting cards - посилати вітальні листівки relative - родич decorate - прикрашати Christmas tree - ялинка hang - вішати Christmas stocking - Різдвяна панчоха Santa Claus - Санта Клаус bring - приносити present

30 11, 2019

American Pen-friend E-mail about School Lessons

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Writing Practice You've got American pen-friend e-mail about school lessons. Read and write back. Hi Oksana, Thanks for your letter. It was very interesting to read about your school. In the USA we don't have as many subjects as you do. Of course, we study English a lot. We read stories and books, watch videos, listen

29 11, 2019

The Pilgrims’ First Thanksgiving

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Easy Reading Read the story The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving by Ann McGovern A long time ago, some men and women, boys and girls, two dogs and a cat sailed on a ship across the sea. They left their old country because they could not pray the way they wanted. The people were called Pilgrims. The ship

28 11, 2019

The Devoted Friend by Oscar Wilde

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The Devoted Friend The Devoted Friend is a short fairy tale written by Oscar Wilde. The tale concerns Big Hugh, the miller, and his best friend Hans. The story is told by a linnet to a water-rat following a conversation about what it means to be a devoted friend. Enjoy reading The Devoted Friend by

25 11, 2019

Internet in Education

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Advantages and Disadvantages of the Internet in Education In this digital age, every school can access the Internet. The Internet is one of the most powerful educational tools which is always ready for use. Within seconds you can learn about new civilizations, travel to the past or the future, see fantastic pictures of nature, cities