Holidays

22 01, 2019

Silent Night

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Here is Veronika's Christmas project. This year she prepared "Silent Night" in English.

22 01, 2019

Ukrainian Unity Day

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January 22 is Ukrainian Unity Day (Den' Sobornosti). Ukrainian Unity Day is an observance and not an official public holiday in Ukraine. Businesses have normal opening hours. Unity Day is a Ukrainian observance that commemorates the Treaty of Unity signed on January 22, 1919. On this day the Act of the reunification of the Ukrainian

10 01, 2019

New Year Celebrations in the USA 

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Country Studies Learn about New Year celebrations in the United States. "Ring out the old, ring in the new," wrote Alfred Lord Tennyson, the nineteenth century English poet.  And that's exactly what    Americans do every December 31.  New Year's Eve is a time for merriment.  At midnight bells ring, horns blow, and friends exchange kisses. 

7 01, 2019

Ukrainian Christmas Traditions

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Would you like to know about Ukrainian Christmas traditions? Christmas Eve, Sviata Vecheria Ukrainian Christmas festivities begin on Christmas Eve (January 6) and end on the Feast of the Epiphany (January 19). The Christmas Eve Supper or Sviata Vecheria (Holy Supper) brings the family together to partake in special foods and begin the holiday with many customs

6 01, 2019

New Year’s Day and Winter Holidays

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Year 2 Let's learn to speak about New Year's Day and winter holidays. Vocabulary fir-tree - ялина pine-tree - сосна We decorate fir-trees and pine-trees for Christmas and New Year. lights - вогні There are many little lights on the Christmas Tree. poem - вірш We learn poems. recite a poem - декламувати вірш Children recite poems

6 01, 2019

New Year Wishes

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May the Season Bring You Every Happiness! Here are some New Year Wishes. New Year greetings come to you Along with hearfelt wishes too. May all you do meet with success, And bring you every happiness! Each time an old year closes And we start a year that's new We think of those we care

6 01, 2019

Liza’s Letter to Santa

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Dear Santa, My name is Liza and I am 12 years old. I am from Ukraine, a beautiful country in Europe. I hope that you and your elves are all rested up from delivering presents last year. I want you to know that I have been good this year and I listened to my parents.

6 01, 2019

Hogmanay  and  First  Footing

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Read about Hogmanay  and  First  Footing to learn Scottish traditions. Lang may yer lum reek! May you live long and well! At midnight on 31st December throughout Great Britain people celebrate the coming of the New Year, by holding hands in a large circle and singing a song: Should old acquaintance be forgot, And never

5 01, 2019

The Recipe of Ukrainian Kutya

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Kutya is the main dish of Ukrainian Christmas dinner. There are many recipes of kutya. You will find some unusual recipes of kutya, which are popular in different regions of Ukraine. The classic recipe is kutya with wheat, poppy seeds, honey and nuts. However, it is often made from barley, rice, and millet. Ingredients 2 cups

5 01, 2019

Christmas in Ukraine

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Speak about Christmas in Ukraine Year 5 My favourite holiday is Christmas. It is a beloved family holiday in Ukraine and in our family. Christmas is celebrated on the 7th of January. This holiday is very special. The most interesting part of Ukrainian Christmas is Christmas Eve (Sviat Vechir). Sviata Vecheria, or Holy Supper, is