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Archive for November, 2013

You can’t have Thanksgiving without Pumpkin Pie! Posted by on Nov 28, 2013

Today is Thanksgiving Day in the United States and all around the country people are sitting down to eat a lot of food. There are many traditional foods cooked and served on Thanksgiving Day in America, including: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, and vegetables like carrots, sweet potatoes, and green beans. Even though…

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English tongue twisters (Video) Posted by on Nov 26, 2013

Time to get twisted up in some English words. Take a look at this video on tongue twisters and see how many you can say. It may take a little practice, but I am sure you can do at least one.

In the news: 50th anniversary of the assassination of JFK Posted by on Nov 22, 2013

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of former President of the United States John F. Kennedy. He was killed in Dallas, Texas on this day in 1963.  Because it has been exactly 50 years since this tragic day in American history there has been a great deal of news coverage and stories…

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Driving around the world (Video) Posted by on Nov 21, 2013

Let’s go for a drive! Check out this video about driving around the world.

Zion National Park Posted by on Nov 19, 2013

There are so many amazing national parks in the USA, and we’re visiting lots of them here at the English blog. Today we’re heading to southwest Utah! Name:  Zion Year Established:  November 19, 1919 Location:  Utah Season:  Open year round. Some services or facilities may close or reduce hours during parts of the year. Cost: …

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Let’s play a game called ‘Odd One Out’ Posted by on Nov 19, 2013

There is an expression in English, ‘odd one out’, which means that one member or item of a group is different and doesn’t fit the rest of the group. Today, I have some groups of words for you, in which you have to find the odd one out. Take a look at the groups of…

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Cheers to our favorite drink Posted by on Nov 14, 2013

According to this map, and my own research :), Americans like to drink beer. We aren’t alone in this, as you can see in this map, there are many other countries around the worlds, where beer is the most commonly consumed alcoholic beverage. Perhaps the country you live in is one of these places. In…

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