British Holidays – Remembrance Day

British Holidays – Remembrance Day

hi everyone I’m Gina Remembrance Day in the UK is the 11th of November and this is a day when we honor the memories of those who died fighting for their country in this lesson you’re going to learn about how the war dead are commemorated in the UK on the 11th of November at […]

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Learn American Holidays – Memorial Day

Learn American Holidays – Memorial Day

hi everyone I’m Alisha Memorial Day in the United States dates back to the Civil War it’s one of the two major u.s. holidays specifically associated with fallen soldiers it was more popular at the beginning of the 20th century than it is today but it’s still an important holiday in the US Memorial Day […]

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English Listening Comprehension – Talking About Vacation Plans in English

English Listening Comprehension – Talking About Vacation Plans in English

how are your English listening skills first you’ll see an image and here a question next comes a short dialogue listen carefully and see if you can answer correctly we’ll show you the answer at the end a man and a woman are talking about summer vacation what is the woman going to do on […]

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British Holidays – Guy Fawkes Day

British Holidays – Guy Fawkes Day

hi everyone I’m Gina remember remember the fifth of November gunpowder treason and plot if you live in the UK you will know that rhyme and what it means if you don’t then you soon well it refers to Guy Fawkes Day an annual celebration on the 5th of November in this lesson you’re going […]

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British English Holidays – April Fool’s Day

British English Holidays –  April Fool’s Day

hi everyone I’m Gina the first of April is April Fool’s Day a day to try and fool your friends with jokes and a day to have some light-hearted fun in this lesson you’re going to learn about April Fool’s Day in the UK there was a famous April Fool’s story about penguins published by […]

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British Holidays – Valentine’s Day

British Holidays – Valentine’s Day

hi everyone I’m Gina 14th of February is Valentine’s Day and it is an opportunity to show your loved ones how much you care for them in this lesson you’re going to learn about Valentine’s Day in the UK roughly how much to the British public spend on Valentine’s Day each year we’ll show you […]

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Learn American Holidays – Labor Day

Learn American Holidays – Labor Day

hi everyone I’m Alicia Labor Day is celebrated nationwide in the US on the first Monday in September it’s been celebrated since 1894 at the federal level and it’s the only u.s. federal holiday dedicated to American workers the holiday arose from a time of political crises in the US and partially in reaction to […]

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British Holidays – Christmas

British Holidays – Christmas

hi everyone I’m Gina it’s getting cold there are lights and decorated trees everywhere you look that can only mean that it’s nearly the 25th of December and nearly Christmas Day in this lesson you’re going to learn about how Christmas is celebrated in Britain if we think of Christmas we think of snow scenes […]

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British English Holidays – St. David’s Day

British English Holidays – St. David’s Day

hi everyone and Jeana there we Sant as it’s known in Welsh or Saint David it’s a patron saint of Wales and st. David’s Day is celebrated by the Welsh on the 1st of March in this lesson you’re going to learn about st. David’s Day why isn’t the Welsh flag represented on the flag […]

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British Holidays – New Year’s Day

hi everyone I’m Gina I’m sure that everyone watching this video know it’s about New Year’s Day and celebrates it but do you know how we celebrate in Great Britain in this lesson you’re going to learn about the British New Year which we celebrate on the 1st of January do you know how many […]

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