Showing posts with label YouTube. Show all posts
Showing posts with label YouTube. Show all posts

Thursday, 4 October 2018

HAPPY TEACHERS DAY!

Belarus celebrates Teachers Day on the first Saturday of October. Alongside with our country in many parts of the world the beginning of October is the time to praise people of this noble profession.


Wednesday, 3 October 2018

SMILEY WAS CREATED 55 YEARS AGO

A smiley (sometimes called a happy face or smiley face) is a stylized representation of a smiling humanoid face that is a part of popular culture worldwide. The classic form designed by Harvey Ball in 1963 comprises a yellow circle with two black dots representing eyes and a black arc representing the mouth (😃)


Monday, 1 October 2018

WAKE ME UP WHEN SEPTEMBER ENDS by GREEN DAY

Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong wrote this song about his father, who died of cancer on September 1, 1982. At his father's funeral, Billie cried, ran home and locked himself in his room. When his mother got home and knocked on the door to Billie's room, Billie simply said, "Wake me up when September ends," hence the title.


Thursday, 10 May 2018

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 himself wasn’t there to accept the prize. Lose Yourself went on to be nominated for five Grammys, winning two. The tune was created specifically for the movie 8 Mile which was based on the musician’s life.


Sunday, 1 April 2018

PETER CAPALDI’S 6O ANNIVERSARY

Peter Dougan Capaldi (born 14 April 1958) is a Scottish actor, writer and director. He portrayed the twelfth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who and Malcolm Tucker the spin doctor in The Thick of It, for which he has received four British Academy Television Award nominations, winning Best Male Comedy Performance in 2010. When he reprised the role in In the Loop, Capaldi was honoured with several film critic award nominations for Best Supporting Actor. 


As a director, Capaldi won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film and the BAFTA Award for Best Short Film for his short film Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life. He went on to write and direct the drama film Strictly Sinatra and helmed two series of sitcom Getting On.

Monday, 12 March 2018

GOODBYE by GLENN MORRISON

Glenn Morrison's hit single ‘Goodbye’ is a famous composition with numerous awards: it has been Certified Double Platinum and went Number 1 for 11 weeks in a row on the Canadian Artists Billboard Chart, as well as going Number 1 in Russia, Ukraine and the Belarus Billboard Charts.

 

Monday, 5 March 2018

RADIOACTIVE by IMAGINE DRAGONS

"Radioactive" is a very successful song by American rock band Imagine Dragons. It was very famous in a single version and became the opening track for their  debut studio album Night Visions (2012).

Saturday, 3 March 2018

JENSEN ACKLES’ 4O ANNIVERSARY

Jensen Ross Ackles, better known as simply Jensen Ackles, was born on March 1, 1978, in Dallas, Texas, to Donna Joan (Shaffer) and actor Alan Ackles. He has English, German, and smaller amounts of Scottish and Irish, ancestry. Many of his ethnic German ancestors lived in Russia. 


Friday, 2 March 2018

GO DOWN MOSES by LOUIS ARMSTRONG

A world famous classic, "Go Down Moses" is definitely familiar to lots of people in differents parts of the world. The most popular version of this song was performed by Louis Armstrong. 


Tuesday, 27 February 2018

MUSIC STYLES

Music is a very interesting phenomenon. It is loved by lots of people and there are so many different types of music around us. 

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?


Saturday, 17 February 2018

MY ROOM TOUR

Nice and cosy, big and small, warm and clean in their own way - a room can tell about a person more than thousands of words.  


Thursday, 8 February 2018

REPORTED SPEECH

When do we use Reported Speech? 
Sometimes someone says a sentence, for example "I went to the cinema yesterday". Later, maybe we want to tell someone else what the first person said.
Thus Reported Speech is how we represent the speech of other people or what we ourselves say. 

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).


Monday, 29 January 2018

HAVE ALL THE SONGS BEEN WRITTEN?

Listening to songs in English is a great opportunity to improve your pronounciation, vocabulary, and, of course, grammar. "Have all the songs been written?" by The Killers is not only an amazing romantic song but also a great example of using Passives. 


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. 



HAPPY TEACHERS DAY!

Belarus celebrates Teachers Day on the first Saturday of October. Alongside with our country in many parts of the world the beginning of ...