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25 11, 2020

Thanksgiving Customs

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Read about Some Thanksgiving Customs Thanksgiving Day is on the fourth Thursday in November. It is a time for big family reunions and big dinners, a time to eat turkey, stuffing, corn, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. But between endless bites of food, Americans also take time to feel grateful for whatever is good in

8 11, 2020

English Olympiad Year 9 Reading Test 2

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English Olympiad For those students who are keen on learning English and would like to check themselves doing English Olympiad Year 9 Reading Test 2 Reading Comprehension Test for Year 9 Students You are going to read an article about baseball. For questions 1-6, choose the answer (A, B, C or D) which you think fits

30 10, 2020

Halloween Celebrations

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Halloween Read about Halloween celebrations in the USA today Halloween is celebrated by nearly all American children and over 70% of adults also participate in some Halloween activity. College students and other young adults may attend masquerade parties or Halloween parades. Many families carve pumpkins and decorate the outside of their homes with the traditional

10 05, 2019

Informal Letter My Stay in the USA

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Writing Have practice in writing an informal letter My Stay in the USA  You are a teacher of English takin a course in American Studies in Boulder, Colorado. You have decided to write a letter to your friend Vlasta about your stay in the USA. Write about: campus facilities new friends and teachers; atmosphere preparations

4 04, 2019

American Press

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Read and speak about American  press Because of the great size of the USA, local newspapers are more important than national ones. Only the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune and the Walt Street Journal are read over a large part of the country. But there are other newspapers that have a wide interest and

1 04, 2019

USA Political System

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Let's learn about the USA political system The United States is a democracy. But what do Americans mean when they use this word? Abraham Lincoln, one of the best-loved and most respected American presidents, said that the United States had a government "of the people, by the people and for the people". No one has

20 03, 2019

Washington DC City of Symbols

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Speak about the capital of the USA Washington D.C., the capital of the United States of America, is a city of symbols. The Capitol building is where the United Congress meets. The White House is the home of the president. The Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials were built to honor two of the United States’ greatest

20 03, 2019

Washington DC, the USA Capital

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Washington D.C. Washington is the capital of the United States of America. It is situated in the District of Columbia. Washington DC, the USA capital is like no other city of the USA. It’s the world’s largest one-industry city. And that industry is government. The White House, where the US President lives and works, the

18 03, 2019

USA Geography

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Speak about the USA geography, will you? The United States of America is the fourth largest country after Russia, China and Canada. It occupies the part of North America and stretches from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean. It also includes Alaska in the north and Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean. The total area of

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