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

31 03, 2019

Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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I’d like to share my impressions of the book I’ve recently read. It’s Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (29 June 1900 – 31 July 1944) was a French writer, poet, aristocrat, journalist, and pioneering aviator. He became a laureate of several of France's highest literary awards and also won the U.S. National Book Award. He

30 03, 2019

“Gone With the Wind” by Margaret Mitchell

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My Favourite Book “Gone With the Wind” by Margaret Mitchell I've recently read a book “Gone With the Wind” by Margaret Mitchell which has made a very deep impression on me. It makes really unforgettable reading. The author of the book, Margaret Mitchell, was born in Atlanta, Georgia, into a family of the president of the

25 03, 2019

J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter Creator

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Read and speak about J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter Creator J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter Creator, is the pen name of Joanne Rowling, one of the most famous modern British novelists. Her series of fantasy books about Harry Potter brought her fame, world recognition and popularity. They became the best-selling books in the history of literature. All “Harry Potter”

22 03, 2019

Roksolana by Pavlo Zahrebelny

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My Favourite Literary Character I am fond of reading and there are many literary characters that I like. Now I'f like to tell about one of them. She is Roksolana by Pavlo Zahrebelny. Some words about the author Pavlo Zahrebelny ( born on August 25, 1924 in Soloshyne village, Poltava region – died on February 3, 2009 in

21 03, 2019

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

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Who is your favourite literary character? Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe is my favourite literary character. Briefly about the Author Daniel Defoe  (c. 1660 – 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy. He is most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe, which is second only to the Bible in its

19 03, 2019

Lina Kostenko the Most Famous Ukrainian Poetess

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Lina Kostenko Lina Kostenko the most famous Ukrainian poetess, was born on 19 March 1930 in Rzhyshchiv, Kyiv oblast. She one of the earliest and most outstanding of the sixtiers (shistdesiatnyky), the Soviet Ukrainian writers of the post-Stalinist thaw. She studied at the Kyiv Pedagigical Institute and graduated from the Gorky Institute of Literature in Moscow in 1956. Her first poems were published

14 03, 2019

How to Retell the Text

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How to retell the text (article, extract, story) What is retelling for? Retelling is a great way to share information about a text with other people is a good way to remember what you’ve read helps to make sure that you really understand a text. Retelling is an important foundational skill for language learners. It

13 03, 2019

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

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Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet  by William Shakespeare is a tragedy written early in his career about two young lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as

12 03, 2019

The Legend of Lady Godiva

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Enjoy reading the English tale about Lady Godiva Lady Godiva (in Old English Godgifu,meant "gift of God"; Godiva was the Latinised form) is a key figure in the history of Coventry, a city in England. The original Lady Godiva was an 11th century noblewoman married to Leofric, the powerful Earl of Mercia and Lord of Coventry. The