14 08, 2022

Starry Night

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What Is the Message of the Starry Night? Describe a Painting Level B1/B2 Hi, I'm Katia and I got a task to describe a painting.  Today I want to tell you about the wonderful painting "Starry Night" which belongs to the brush of Vincent van Gogh. Vincent van Gogh was a fascinating artist who became

2 08, 2022

Review of the Exhibition

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Writing: Review of the Exhibition You recently saw the following post on your Facebook news feed: If you have been to an interesting art or museum exhibition, we would like to hear from you. Write a review of the exhibition, send it to us and we will post it on our Facebook page. Write a

7 06, 2022

St Sophia Cathedral

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St Sophia Cathedral, Historical and Architectural Monument St Sophia Cathedral stands as the oldest cathedral in Kyiv and one of the most amazing historical sites in Ukraine. Due to its rich history and stunning architecture, Saint Sophia Cathedral gained recognition on the World Heritage List. It also became one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine

7 06, 2022

World of Painting

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The World of Painting The world of painting is the expression of ideas and emotions with the help of shapes, lines, colours, tones, and textures which are used in various ways to produce volume, space, movement, and light on a flat surface. These elements are combined into expressive patterns in order to represent real or

3 06, 2022

Description of a Painting

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How to Describe a Painting There are lots of ways to talk about paintings. We can talk about color, texture, the subject matter, the historical context, etc. Let's learn how to make a description of a painting. A description of a painting may have the following structure: Details of the painting (title, artist, materials, size,

2 06, 2022

Painting Styles

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Types of Painting Styles There is a huge range of different painting styles that are incorporated into art. Classicism Classicism is a specific genre of philosophy, expressing itself in literature, architecture, art, and music. Classicism, in the arts, is used when talking about art from the Ancient Greeks and Romans and their influence. The art of classicism

18 04, 2021

The Taj Mahal

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The Taj Mahal, Man-made Wonder Hi, I'm Veronika. I've read about some man-made wonders: the Great Pyramid of Giza, man-made cave homes in Guadix, Spain, the suspension bridges in South America, the Mandir, a temple built by the Hindu community in London, and Machu Picchu. I'd like to share with you some interesting facts about

14 04, 2021

John Constable

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John Constable, an English Romantic painter and landscape painter John Constable is best known for his paintings of the English countryside around his home in Suffolk. His most famous paintings include Dedham Vale of 1802 and The Hay Wain of 1821. The area surrounding his home, on the Essex-Suffolk border in east England, is now

13 04, 2021

Vincent van Gogh

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The World of Painting Vincent van Gogh is a prominent artist of the 19th century. He depicted flowers and images of Paris in his early works. Later on he started to paint landscapes and portraits full of bright colours. The piece above is one of many copies of his paintings. It is called "Sunflowers". This

19 02, 2021

Speaking About Films

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Watch a good film - entertain yourself! Watching films is one of the most favourite pastime. Let's learn the vocabulary to be able to speak about films and their role in our lives. You will need this vocabulary to make a film review. Speaking about films is exciting! Word List Speaking About Films entertain - розважати The

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