Showing posts with label Britain. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Britain. Show all posts

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

TO BE, OR NOT TO BE...


"To be, or not to be" - these words are familiar to lots of people in different parts of the globe. The famous line is the opening phrase of a soliloquy spoken by Prince Hamlet in the so-called "nunnery scene" of genius William Shakespeare's play Hamlet. Act III, Scene I.



Monday, 26 February 2018

BRITISH HOUSES THROUGHOUT HISTORY

The home is a very important concept for the British. It is reflected in the famous saying "an Englishman's home is his castle".



Sunday, 25 February 2018

BRITISH VILLAGES

A picturesque British village is a place with  its tight-knit community, beautiful buildings and stunning, green surroundings. But is there a formula for the perfect British village?


Friday, 16 February 2018

SUPERSTITIONS: WHERE DO THEY COME FROM?

How do you feel about black cats? Would you open an umbrella indoors? Are you afraid of the number 13? You may believe in them or not, but you’ve probably heard about these superstitions.

Monday, 12 February 2018

BRITISH SPORTING TRADITIONS

Lots of sports were developed in the UK: football and tennis, boxing and hockey. People in different parts of the UK follow some unique sporting traditions. 

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

PANCAKE DAY

Warm, soft and so delisious... Pancakes have always been among our favourite dishes here in Belarus. Do the British like pancakes?




Monday, 5 February 2018

BRITISH ROADS

The United Kingdom has a well developed network of roads. The total length of these roads is about 262,300 miles (422,100 km). Road distances are shown in miles or yards and UK speed limits are indicated in miles per hour (mph).


Saturday, 20 January 2018

ANGLOPHENIA - THE CHANNEL FOR EVERYBODY WHO LOVES ENGLISH

There is a cosy channel on YouTube hosted by two wonderful ladies where you can find stories about the British way of life. It is a destination for real Anglophiles: those who greatly admire England and Great Britain. We can find a lot useful information for our studies there. 



SONGS IN MOVIES: EMINEM "LOSE YOURSELF"

The track Lose Yourself became the first hip-hop song to win Best Original Song at the Academy Awards (Oscar) in 2002, though the rapper ...