Hello my lovely English conquerors! Check out this post I did a year ago in honor of Women's International Day. Be sure to give all the women you come in contact with extra love! March 8 marks a day of celebration for women around the world as it is Women's International Day. However, here in the U.S. we go big or go home . The ENTIRE month of March is recognized as National Women's History Month. In honor of Women's History Month, here is a quick listening practice activity.
Happy Galentine's Day to all the wonderful, beautiful, strong women in the world. This is a day to celebrate your girlfriends--- not a romantic relationship. Some of you are probably scratching your head wondering, 'huh? What are you talking about?' Well my friends, let me break it down for you. According to the Urban Dictionary, Galentine's Day is celebrated on February 13, the day before Valentine's Day. It's a day to celebrate the love you have for your lady friends. It's
Welcome to the month of February! We have officially completed the first month of 2019 and made it into a new month. For many of you, this month is recognized as the month of Love, Chocolates, Flowers, gifts for significant others, and that pesky Cupid- the flying baby with no clothes. However, here in the U.S. we also recognize this month as a celebration of Black History, figures, and the contributions that many Black Americans like Martin Luther King Jr. and Jackie Robinso
If you are currently living in the U.S. or are very familiar with American culture, you may be hearing Happy Halloween all over the place. Today, October 31, is a holiday in the U.S. characterized by pranks, candy, parties, having fun with friends, and dressing up as your favorite character for a day. This day is for children and adults alike, but mainly for the kids. Did I mention CANDY???? Lots of CANDY!!!!! However, have you ever wandered about the origins of this holiday?
March 8 marks a day of celebration for women around the world as it is Women's International Day. However, here in the U.S. we go big or go home . The ENTIRE month of March is recognized as National Women's History Month. In honor of Women's History Month, here is a quick listening practice activity. Watch the video and test your comprehension through this quick electronic quiz. Enjoy! Leave a comment below or on the Facebook group answering this week's discussion question: W
As another year comes to a close, we find ourselves preparing for a fresh start, setting new resolutions or goals, visualizing the changes we failed to make in the previous year, and of course making more time to reach our language dreams. But before all of this begins, you may be thinking about your annual New Year's celebration and all the traditions that go along with it. Many cultures celebrate in a variety of ways from circling around the block with a luggage to bring fo
If you live in the U.S. or have lived in the U.S. at some point in your life, you are probably familiar with the term Black Friday. Black Friday is a big day for many American consumers and the consumer industry. However, do you know how this famous day after the Thanksgiving holiday came into existence? This week let's continue the discussion on U.S. culture and holidays and talk about the history of Black Friday and why people go bananas for all of these great store deals.
Gobble, Gobble greets the turkey for it is turkey season for millions of Americans. Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and turkey will be a staple for many families this holiday season. In honor of Thanksgiving I would like to invite you on a journey to learn a little more about U.S. culture and the origins of this festive holiday filled with hearty food and delectable treats. I know you may understand that this day is about giving thanks and spending time with family. But d