JULY FOURTH

America’s most important holiday is on July Fourth – it’s Independence Day! The 4th of July is America’s birthday and the day Americans celebrate their independence from Great Britain. This is the …

SUMMER IS HERE!

Summer is a very popular season. It starts around 21 June and ends around 23 September. The days are long and the nights short. There are three summer months – June, July, and August in our countries..

EMOJI YOUR ENGLISH!

Do you know which is the fastest growing language of all time? Think about it for a while. English or Chinese? No, it’s the emoji language…

SPECIAL DAYS IN JUNE

Get ready for the International Children’s Day 1 June Are you ready to celebrate your holiday? What do you usually do and eat? …

PROM: AN AMERICAN TRADITION

The school prom is a big event in the American school year. It´s a big party for graduating high school students….

ON THE ROAD

Summer is here and you’re probably planning your summer holiday although this year we might not travel much. …

LET’S TALK ABOUT EXTREME SELFIES

Ferdinand Puentes was flying in a small plane when it crashed close to the Hawaiian Islands in 2013. He was lucky enough to be saved by his life vest. What did he do? He took a selfie….

TOY VOYAGING

Some time ago there was a story that went viral on the Internet. A little boy lost his favourite plus elephant. His parents were …

FLAG DAY

14 June Flag Day is celebrated in the USA. It honours the U.S. flag. The flag is called the ‚Stars and Stripes‘ and it’s clear why….

MIDSUMMER’S NIGHT

24 June All across Europe, people used to celebrate the middle of summer. It was (and still is) celebrated on …

OCEANS

WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THEM? Oceans cover about 70% of the Earth. In the oceans there’s about 97% of all water. Life began in the ocean…

TREE RECORDS

In the USA we can see many natural wonders. But did you know that this country is the home to tree record breakers? I am speaking about three different trees…

TRADITIONS IN MAY

Traditions in May WELL DRESSING May is the time of well dressing in some parts of England. Wells in towns and gardens are decorated…

PUT ON YOUR RACING SHOES

When the Greeks beat the Persians near the town of Marathon in 490 B.C., a Greek soldier called Pheidippides ran all the way…

MAY

May is the fifth month. It’s named after Maia, the Roman goddess of fertility. May brings a lot of flowers.

MAY IS FAMILY TIME

Mother’s Day second Sunday in June Today is the day we celebrate our mothers and what they do for us. …

THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE

When you look at the map of the USA you see that this country stretches from the Atlantic in the east to the Pacific in the west….

I’M THE YOUNGER KID

‘Hello! I’m Lucas and I’m 12 years old. I have a brother, Tobias. He is three years older than me. My problem is my parents. They think I’m a baby! My brother has much more freedom1 than..

THOMAS JEFFERSON

Thomas Jefferson was the 3rd president of the United States. He was the author of the Declaration of Independence, first Secretary…

THE TITANIC

The Titanic was a famous ship that sank on its first voyage on April 15, 1912. Much has been written and many films have been made about this great tragedy….

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Everybody knows the name of William Shakespere… Shackspere… or was it Shaxper? Well, forget it. There are 27 different spellings of his name. (Willm Shakp is top.) If you can’t remember any of them,..

EASTER IN ENGLAND

After a few months of winter, we all joyfully welcome spring. Easter, the most important event for all Christians, comes with the beginning of spring. Easter is primarily a Christian festival, marking the death of Jesus Christ, and many people go to church….

1 APRIL – TIME FOR FUN

It’s the first of April, a day of fun and pranks. It’s April Fool’s Day. Some people love it and some hate it. How about you?…

FAMOUS FICTIONAL TEACHERS

FAMOUS FICTIONAL TEACHERS

Teacher’s Day is coming. Let’s read about six book and film teachers all kids and teens know. 3 FICTIONAL TEACHERS WE ALL LOVE A perfect teacher is what all students dream about. Read about three teachers we love in the films…

MARCH IN HISTORY

ASPIRIN DISCOVERED What do you do when you have a headache? Most people take an aspirin. It’s a famous pain killer. In the past, people used willow bark. Later they learned how to use the chemical in it, and that’s how aspirin was born. It also helps with heart attacks. But that is not all…..

MARCH 13 UNCLE SAM

UNCLE SAM’S BIRTHDAY On March 13, 1852, Uncle Sam first appeared in the press. He became so popular that he became the personification of the American nation….

EARTH HOUR

Last Saturday of March Turn off your lights between 8.30-9.30 p.m., it’s Earth Hour. Join millions of people all over the world and show that you care. People turn off the lights in their homes but also famous buildings and landmarks stay dark, such…

TEACHERS’ DAY

March 28th Different nations celebrate their teachers on different days of the year. In our countries, we honour our teachers’ work on the day when John Amos Comenius was born. What do you do on this day? Do you bring flowers or sweets to your teachers?…

MARCH IS READING MONTH

March is Reading Month It’s March, the Reading Month. Honestly, do you read books? Do you think your parent’s generation reads more than you?
Lots of experts are worried about people not reading enough today, …

SAINT PATRICK – PATRON SAINT OF IRELAND

Saint Patrick’s Day, a national holiday in Ireland, is commemorated on 17th March, the anniversary of Saint Patrick’s death.
Saint Patrick was born to Scottish parents in Wales….

ANIMAL RECORDS

Animal Records THE FASTEST ANIMAL The cheetah lives in Africa and some parts of Iran. This cat is smaller than other big cats but it is the fastest. The cheetah can run at over 100 kilometres per hour (kph) but not very long. …

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

One of the most beautiful places to visit in the U.S.A. is Yellowstone National Park. Located mainly in Wyoming, it was the first national park in the world. The park extends over into Montana and Idaho too. The wildlife there is famous, along with Old Faithful, a geyser…

WORLD WILDLIFE DAY

3 March the day to go wild for wildlife Our planet is home to millions of animals and plants. So far about 1.7 million have been discovered and named, but we don’t know about millions more! The planet is a real treasure that should be protected….

SAINT DAVID’S DAY

Visit Wales  Wales lies in the west of the UK and is also called Cymru. Cardiff is the capital city. Wales has a lot of mountains, too. The official animal is a red dragon. Catherine Zeta Jones is Welsh, and so was Roald Dahl. Wales has more castles per mile than any other country…

JOE BIDEN

Meet the 46th American President name: Joe Biden birthday: 20 November 1942 became president: 20 January 2021 Meet Joe Biden, the 46th president of the United States. His full name is Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. He was born in Scranton,…

FIRST PHONES

March 10 marks the day when the first phone call ever was made. Before you read on, think a little. How a phone? What do you use you mostly use your phone for? ..

LOVE IS IN THE AIR ON ST. VALENTINE’S DAY

Love is in the air on St. Valentine’s Day February 14th Called the most romantic day of the year, St. Valentine’s Day is the holiday for all people in love. Shops get ready with roses, sweets and ….

FEBRUARY IS AWARDS MONTH

Each year in February we see the celebration of the best film, television and music at various awards1 events. These events include the BAFTAS, Grammys and Brits awards ceremonies….

DAVID COPPERFIELD BY CHARLES DICKENS

Charles Dickens was one of the most prominent English writers, and his novels are famous. Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, A Christmas Carol and other …

CELEBRATE THE CHINESE NEW YEAR!

Celebrate the Chinese New Year! 2021 is the Year of the Ox. This holiday celebrates the beginning of Spring and is popular in China,…

IT’S GROUNDHOG DAY!

Groundhog Day is a funny US holiday. Groundhogs are little animals that live underground. If a groundhog comes out of …

HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS IN JANUARY

JANUARY IS THE NATIONAL HOBBY MONTH
I think it’s a great idea to start a new year with a new hobby. A hobby is an activity you do for pleasure. You can do sports, crafts, read, or have a pet… Anything that you like doing…..

WINTER

Winter is here! When winter starts, the whole world changes. How about you? Do you like summer or winter better? Explain why…

AUSTRALIA DAY

Australia Day 26 JanuaryOn the other side of the Earth it is hot right now. It’s summer in Australia. Australians celebrate Australia Day on 26 January…..

Pancake Day

IT ´S PANCAKE DAY!

It ´s Pancake Day! It’s a day where people make lots of pancakes with all sorts of toppings and play all sorts of pancake-related games. Why do we have a day where everyone eats the same thing…

Top Park

TOP PARKS

Top 3 City Parks of the World
It’s autumn and it’s a great time to go for a walk. Let’s visit three famous city parks.

Learn foreign language

I CAN’T LEARN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

I Can’t Learn Foreign Languages
Hi! My name is Kate. I have been studying English at school for a few years now, but I still feel I’m just a beginner.

autumn

WELCOME AUTUMN!

September means that autumn is coming. Is it your favourite season or not? We asked five kids and teens what they like doing in autumn.

Food Day

FOOD WASTE

16 October is World Food Day so let’s talk about food and food waste. What is it? It’s food we throw away. Did you know that people throw away one third of all food?

Scary place

PLACES THAT WILL SCARE YOU

Autumn can be pretty spooky with its rain and short, dark days. Let’s visit some places which will give us a good scare.

Halloween

HALLOWEEN

Halloween is becoming popular in our country, too. How much do you know about this holiday?

Hello!

Hello! Activities 2019-2020

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Hello! Testy

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ROALD DAHL - The BFG

ROALD DAHL – The BFG

Most of you will know Roald Dahl’s books. Roald Dahl is one of the most popular writers in the world. …

Britain´s Secret Beauties

BRITAIN´S SECRET BEAUTIES

Of course, not many places can be really secret now, when we have GPS and Google maps. Still, there are places which are less famous (and crowded) than, …

Hello! Nahrávky 2019-2020

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

13 September is Roald Dahl Day because he was born on this day in 1916. That’s why we’ve prepared a reading activity for you based on Dahl’s famous book…