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Archive for June, 2016

Slow food vs. fast food in America Posted by on Jun 28, 2016

Let’s take a deeper look at the American fast food culture and the emerging slow food alternative, by exploring the history of fast food and what slow food really means. America is often thought of as the world capital of fast food. There are a lot of fast food restaurants in this country for sure…

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Streets, Beats & Eats – Boston Posted by on Jun 23, 2016

Explore Beantown with us in this short video. Learn about the city’s history on the Freedom Trail, hit a Sox game, eat some chowda, sip on craft beers, and dance the night away. “Start your day with a stroll along the Freedom Trail, a 2 1/2 mile long path that takes you by 16 historic…

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Wild animals in North America Posted by on Jun 21, 2016

North America is home to some amazing and unique wild animals. People come from all around the world to see these animals, and to hunt some of them, in their native, American habitats. Many of these animals can only be found in deep forests or in National Parks in America, while others are commonly seen…

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English computer vocabulary Posted by on Jun 14, 2016

Computers are a big part of our everyday lives – at work, at home, out shopping…we encounter them everywhere. You are likely on one right now! It is certainly a good idea to know the names for different parts of the computer, for many reasons, but especially if you have a problem and need something…

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East Coast Road Trip Posted by on Jun 9, 2016

20 Great American Cities (Part One)

For the past year or so, we’ve been covering “Great American Cities” all over the country. We’ll continue the series next month, but today we’re going to take a road trip. Going on a road trip is a big part of American culture, and what better time to do it than in the warm summer…

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Remembering Shakespeare Posted by on Jun 7, 2016

This year marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and the English-speaking world is remembering this amazing author in many ways. Although there is some debate about who the man William Shakespeare actually was, most people know him as one of the greatest English poets, playwrights (a person who writes plays), and actors that ever…

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