Holidays

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

21 11, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving Day

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Learn American Traditions Elementary school Happy Thanksgiving Day! Thanksgiving Day is a special day in the USA. It is an important holiday in America. Americans celebrate Thanksgiving Day on the fourth Thursday in November. They give thanks for many good things in their lives. This is a family holiday. Families get together and have a big

23 10, 2019

Halloween Holiday of Fun

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Read about Halloween Holiday of Fun Level A1 Elementary In autumn British and American children like to celebrate a very nice holiday – Halloween holiday of fun. It is on the thirty-first of October. People put pumpkins on the window-sills or at the doors. They cut eyes, a nose and a mouth on the pumpkin

12 05, 2019

Mother’s Day Facts

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Mother's Day is the day to shower your mom with affection (and maybe take her out for a nice meal). Here you will find some Mother's Day facts. In ancient times, many cultures would celebrate a mother goddess whom they viewed as the mother of all. In ancient Egypt, Isis was worshipped as a mother

22 04, 2019

Easter in Luxembourg

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Student's Project Diana has prepared an interesting information about Easter in Luxembourg.   The way in which Luxembourgers celebrate Easter involves traditions shared with other countries, such as the religious aspect or the symbol of the rabbit and eggs, but there are also some specifically Luxembourgish traditions: Klibberen, the custom of Jaudes, the lovers’ egg, the Émaischen and Péckvillercher.

1 03, 2019

Mardi Gras Facts

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Read some interesting facts about Mardi Gras What is Mardi Gras? Mardi Gras facts tell the story of a celebration that has deep historical roots. Beginning during pagan celebrations, the festival has evolved into a crazy, fun-filled event that has to be seen to be believed. With balls, parades, masks and indulgence in food and

14 02, 2019

English Performance: The Princess and the Four Gifts

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A Good play for your English drama club to prepare a performance for Valentine's Day. English performances are beneficial for students in many ways: They help students gain self-confidence because acting in front of people is not easy. Acting boosts public speaking skills. Students develop pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar skills. English Performance: The Princess and

14 02, 2019

Americans Celebrate Saint Valentine’s Day

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Would you like to know how Americans celebrate Saint Valentine's Day? Roots of St. Valentine's Day St. Valentine's Day has roots in several different legends that have found their way to us through the ages. One of the earliest popular symbols of the day is Cupid, the Roman god of love, who is represented by

12 02, 2019

What Is Love? Proverbs, Sayings, Students Thoughts

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Learn proverbs and sayings about love and read students thoughts on what love is. I asked my seventeen-year-old students to answer a very easy and at the same time a very difficult question "What is love?" and was so touched to get the answers of deep understanding and wisdom. I'm sure it is love that

11 02, 2019

Valentine’s Day Quiz

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How well do you know Valentine's Day customs and traditions? Do this Valentine's Day Quiz When is Valentine’s Day celebrated? What is the origin of this holiday? Is Valentine’s Day a legal holiday? What flower is the symbol of love? What do radio stations play on Valentine’s Day?   What kind of day is Valentine’s Day?