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22 01, 2020

British Traditions

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Funny British Traditions Hi, I'm Ira and I'm interested in everything connected with Britain. I am fond of reading about British traditions. British traditions vary from the weird to the wonderful, from the traditional to the popular, and from the simple to the grand. I'd like to share some with you. Read and enjoy! Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling

15 12, 2019

Birmingham UK Second City

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Birmingham Read about Birmingham UK Second City  Birmingham is commonly referred to as the nation's "second city". Birmingham is situated in the centre of the upland area in the valleys of three small rivers: the Tame, the Cole, the Rea. These rivers flow into the Trent, a big navigable river. The name "Birmingham" comes from the

8 11, 2019

British Yorkshire Pudding

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Learn more about British food Read some interesting facts about British Yorkshire pudding Yorkshire pudding is a British specialty. Yorkshire pudding, a common British side dish made of a simple batter (egg, flour, and milk) that is baked, traditionally, in a large, shallow tin with roast-beef drippings. It was devised in northern England in the mid-18th

25 03, 2019

Heavy Metal Subculture

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Learn about Heavy Metal Subculture What Is Heavy Metal? Heavy metal music is a genre of harsh-sounding rock music that places emphasis on excessive drum and guitar instrumentals, and raging vocals. Heavy metal, also referred to as black metal and death metal, emerged in the 1960s and 70s in the United Kingdom and the United States.

11 03, 2019

Some Interesting Facts About New Zealand

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Some Interesting Facts About New Zealand Student's Project Ira would like to share with you some interesting facts about New Zealand, an amazing English-speaking country. The Maori name of New Zealand is Aotearoa which means the land of the long white cloud. New Zealand was once governed as part of the territory of New South

5 03, 2019

The History of Kyiv

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Read about the history of Kyiv Who Founded Kyiv? The history of Kyiv is very interesting. Kyiv, like Rome, gets its name from a character in a legend – Rome comes from Romulas and Kyiv comes from Kyi. Kyi was one of four siblings. The legend says that in the fifth century, a family of

13 01, 2019

Ukrainian Ecological Movement Zelenyi Svit (Green World )

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Zelenyi Svit The ecological movement Zelenyi Svit (Green World ) started in Ukraine in 1988, following the environmental  disaster caused by the Chornobyl nuclear reactor in 1986. Today, Zelenyi Svit campaings on wide variety of environmental issues and is part of the international network called Friends of the Earth – the largest group of non-governmental

19 12, 2018

Look Before You Leap

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“Look before you leap” is a popular saying. Is it important to think before you act in every situation? Say no less than 20 sentences. I know the meaning of a popular English saying “Look before you leap”. It means that we should think of the consequences before we act Every sensible man thinks of

6 12, 2018

Greenpeace

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Learn about Greenpeace Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organization with offices in over 40 countries and with an international coordinating body in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Greenpeace is known for its direct actions and has been described as the most visible environmental organization in the world. Greenpeace has raised environmental issues to public knowledge, and influenced both the

21 05, 2018

Plastuny, Ukrainian Scouts

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Would you like to know about one of the youth organizations in Ukraine? I'll tell you with pleasure. PLAST is a Ukrainian youth organization based on the principles of the Boy and Girl Scout movement. It was founded in the city of Lviv in 1911 by two teachers Oleksandr Tysovsky and Ivan Chmola, and Petro