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Readings, videos and other contents related to history, seasonal festivals and cultural facts about English speaking countries.

Love a tree day!

Did you even know this day existed? Each year, on the 16th of May in the US, the moment to celebrate “National Love a Tree Day” arrives. One of the reasons why it is celebrated in May is because this

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It’s Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo is an important holiday in the United States that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s  victory over France at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. It’s a holiday to celebrate Mexican culture, drink a lot of margaritas and eat

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World Book Day and Sant Jordi Celebration!

23rd April, Sant Jordi is now celebrated around the world as it is World Book Day. This is in remembrance of the deaths of two of the world’s most important authors, William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes. Check out local

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TIME!

This month we want to emphasize the importance of time. Spare time, overtime, free time, crunch time, bad times and good times. We’ll look at time from all sorts of perspectives. Time is precious and it flies. We need to

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Read it, read it, read it, read it

It’s important that teachers find new ways to motivate their students,  especially when the students are kids. Read on to find out about how one stellar teacher in North Carolina, Mr. Bonner, motivates his students. Mr Bonner is a teacher

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