24 05, 2019

USA Geography Briefly

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The  United  States  of  America Speak about the USA geography briefly. The USA is the richest and one of the most developed countries  in the world. The USA is situated in the central part of the North American continent. In the north the US is bordered by Canada, and in the south it borders on

28 09, 2018

Education in the USA      

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Education in the United States of America is compulsory for children from the age of 6 till 16 (or 18). It involves 12 years of schooling. A school year starts at the end of August or at the beginning of September and ends in late June or early July. The whole school year is divided

23 02, 2018

Presidents’ Day in the USA

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The third Monday in February is Presidents' Day in the USA. In February, the United States honors two great American presidents:  Abraham Lincoln, on February 12th, and George Washington, on  February 22nd.  These two days are combined into one legal holiday on the third Monday in February, called Presidents' Day. Both presidents have been honored

7 02, 2018

St. Valentine’s Day in the USA

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Read and speak about American traditions to celebrate St. Valentine's Day.                          Festival of Romance and Affection Valentine's Day is celebrated on February 14th as a festival of romance and affection.  People send greeting cards called "valentines" to their friends, sweethearts, and members of their

6 02, 2018

Valentine’s Day in English-Speaking Countries

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Speak about Valentine's Day celebration in English-speaking countries. Here is a sample. I'd like to speak about St. Valentine's Day which is celebrated on February 14 as a festival of romance and affection in English-speaking countries. It is a day for sweethearts. St. Valentine's Day has ancient roots. People send greeting cards called "valentines" to

2 02, 2018

Groundhog Day

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Groundhog Day is celebrated on the second of February. Groundhog Day is a popular observance in many parts of the United States. Although some states have in some cases adopted their own groundhogs, the official groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, lives at Gobbler’s Knob near Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The town has attracted thousands of visitors over the years

15 01, 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Martin Luther King, Jr., a Leader of the Human Rights Movement On January 15th, people in the United States celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.  He was a great civil rights leader who fought against racial discrimination.  He said that people should be judged by their character, and not the color of their

21 11, 2017

Thanksgiving History and Traditions

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Thanksgiving, a holiday deeply rooted in American history People all over the world like holidays. So do people in America. Though American nation is so young and consists of so many ethnic communities, traditions and customs play a great part in a nation. Technically there are no “national” holidays but most of them are celebrated

2 08, 2017

Birthday celebrations in the USA

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             In the United States most people celebrate their birthdays on the day of the month they were born. Birthdays are celebrated with family and friends. Invitations are sent for a party.  A birthday cake with candles is served.  The number of candles represents the age of the birthday person. 

13 06, 2017

Flag Day

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June 14 - Flag Day in the USA Americans celebrate Flag Day on June 14. On this day they honor the ideas that their nation's flag stand for - freedom, liberty, and justice for all. On June 14, 1777, the United States adopted its first flag. Today Americans honor the U.S. flag each year on

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