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?

11 02, 2019

American Cherokee Legend of the Strawberry

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Read American Cherokee Legend of the Strawberry It's a good Valentine story for reading and discussion First man and First Woman had an argument. First Man said to First Woman, "Why are you so lazy? I told you to have my meal ready hours ago." First Woman said, "If you would have gathered fire wood,

10 02, 2019

Wealth, Success and Love

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Read the Legend of Native Americans "Wealth, Success and Love". It is a good story to read and discuss on the eve of Valentine's Day. A woman came out of her lodge and saw three old men with long white hair sitting in her front yard. She didn't recognize them. She said, "I don't think

9 02, 2019

Valentine’s Day Interesting Traditions

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Read some Valentine’s Day interesting facts to learn customs and traditions of English-speaking countries. Valentine’s Day happens every year on February 14. Red and pink hearts, along with chubby cupids, decorate stores, offices, and classrooms. Children often make cards to give to their friends and their families. Adults make or buy special cards for the