Where Is English the Official Language? The English language developed in Europe in the middle ages. It was named after a Germanic tribe, the Angles, that migrated to England. The language has been developing for over a thousand years. While its roots are Germanic, the language has adopted many words that originated in other languages. With words from many different languages making their way into the modern English lexicon as well. Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on International Women’s Day The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the occasion of International Women’s Day: “Today, we join people all over the globe to celebrate the remarkable achievements that women have made everywhere, and reaffirm our commitment to gender equality worldwide. “This year, Canada’s theme for International Women’s Day is #EqualityMatters, which reminds us that society is better – more prosperous, peaceful, secure, and cohesive – when women’s rights are respected, when women are valued and empowered, and when they lead the way in our communities. “While we have taken significant steps toward gender equality, we know that much more work needs to be done. Women around the world continue to receive lower pay and fewer promotions. They are denied legal control over their bodies and reproductive health.
United States – WebEnglish.se Related Native Americans, 7-9 Related topics: Thanksgiving, Year 3-7 Colonisation of North America 8-9 Background Native Americans Came to America in One Single Migratory came later than we originally thought—and in one single migratory wave. Colonization in the New informative text for the teacher about the British colonisation of the East… In "Intermediate" Daily Podcast for Kids - Episodes Episodes Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Highlights: Ryan’s World, Doggone Stuck, Surfing Surprise, Photo Roulette, Winter Returns and Skywalker’s Swan Song! In a Heartbeat This lesson plan is designed around a short film titled In a Heartbeat and the theme of love. Students learn and practice expressions using the word “heart”, watch a short film trailer, predict and write a story, watch and discuss a short film, and watch and discuss a video in which elderly people give their reactions to the short film. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes
Education System in the USA Introduction In the USA, children start school when they are five or six years old. Depending on the state, schooling is compulsory until the age of 16 or 18. Children younger than five can go to a nursery school or preschool. At the age of five or six, the children attend elementary school (also known as grade school or grammar school), which last six years. The fist year at elementary school is called kindergarten. JOKES & RIDDLES for Children (Clean Fun) from Brownielocks. Note: This page stretches due to the longest word in the US language (shown at bottom) When I was a ventriloquist, I not only wrote my own jokes, but I would also buy a lot of joke books (from bookstores, yard sales, etc.). It is impossible to present you with all the jokes I have. But, as I find jokes I enjoy, I will try to present them to you based on author, category or whatever. I also realize that my sense of humor might not mesh with yours.