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20 Great American Cities (Part Two) Posted by on Feb 19, 2018

20 Great American Cities (Part Two)

There are plenty of great cities in the USA. We’re visiting many of them through posts and videos to give you a tour of the States and help you practice your English at the same time. In Part One, we took a look at some cities on the East Coast, in the Midwest, and in…

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20 Great American Cities (Part One) Posted by on Jan 29, 2018

20 Great American Cities (Part One)

There are many great cities in the USA. From the capital of DC all the way to the glitz and glamor of LA, there are incredible cities all over the country. Most cities in the US have their own unique nickname, such as the Big Apple for New York or the Windy City for Chicago…

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Get to Know Your Orchestra Posted by on Nov 17, 2016

As the holidays approach, symphonies around the U.S. get a little less serious. One of the great treasures of any community is its musicians. In the United States you will find bands, orchestras, philharmonics, symphonies, and ensembles of all sizes playing every weekend. Most towns have some form of a brass or jazz band in…

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East Coast Road Trip Video Posted by on Jul 27, 2016

The East Coast of the USA is a great place to travel. There are many famous cities and sites you can visit, and public transportation makes it easy to get around. Explore four iconic American cities on an East Coast road trip – Washington D.C., Philadelphia, New York, and Boston. In this short video, explore…

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Great American Cities – Milwaukee Posted by on May 12, 2016

After visiting Chicago, Detroit, and Cleveland, we’ve got one more Midwest city before we move on to a different region. Let’s learn about the Great American City of Milwaukee: Name – It’s believed that the name comes from the Algonquin word¬†Millioke.¬†There are a few different ideas for the meaning – “gathering place by the waters”…

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Exploring the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Posted by on Apr 21, 2016

We already introduced the Great American City of Cleveland earlier this month. Now it’s time to explore one of the city’s most famous attractions – the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: “One of the most popular places to visit in Cleveland is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This museum dedicated to rock…

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Great American Cities – Cleveland Posted by on Apr 7, 2016

Continuing in our Great American Cities series, our next stop is also a Midwest city – Cleveland. In many ways this city has suffered the same fate as Detroit. It’s a part of America that has become known as the Rust Belt – once great cities that were driven by manufacturing who have seen those…

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