Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Reading: Why Denmark dominates the World Happiness Report rankings year after year

Good evening, my dear English readers!
Today there is an interesting text to enjoy!)))) Look up new words before reading the text. Avoid Google translate, use good English-English dictionary!)))))
Key words
  1.  consecutive 
  2.  buffer
Here is the link for the text:

 Comprehension check questions 

  1. What is "hygge"? 
  2. What can be called "hyggeligt"?
  3. What is "hyggelige"?
  4. How the equivalent of 'hygge' calledin Norway, Holland,Sweden and Germany?

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Vocabulary Task



1.     The classroom Game – a doll house _____of Judy’s own lore school classroom with stick figures who have for heads, small photos students and teachers.
2.     Mr Collins was _____ in his praise.
3.     The grasshopper took some of his _____ and Wiggily put back the dry peanuts in them, and then the little crab went off very happy.
4.     In science, asking the questions “why?” and “how?” about the most day-to-day things can require _____ and produce the most interesting answers.
5.     Was the remainder of the _____ at all injured?
6.     I ask you now, is such theory _____?
7.     Our client appeared to have taken fresh heart at the little glimpse of hope which had been presented to him, and he even broke into a _____ chat with me over his business affairs.
8.     Every _____ daily activities.
9.     _____ your car.
10.Don’t _____ on sleep.
11. This will cut-down on body odor, body _____ and hygiene – related diseases such as scabies.
12. The diacritical letters are with _____ and with a breve.
13.I went to the ______ - everyone was there except Dr. Gerard.

What is the difference?

Good evening, my dear English learners! Today there is a tricky task for you. ))) Please take a look at the link and explain what is the difference between the given words:

Comment your answer below. Enjoy it!

Punctuation: Comma

 In a series of three or more terms with a single conjunction, use a comma after each term except the last.
Ex: red, white, and blue

      gold, silver, or copper

     He opened the letter, read it, and made a note of its contents.

In the names of business firms the last comma is omitted.
Ex: Brown, Shipley & Co.

Exceptions in Possessive

Exceptions are the possessive of ancient proper names in -es and -is, the possessive Jesus', and such forms as for conscience' sake, for righteousness' sake. But such forms as Achilles' heel, Moses' laws, Isis' temple are commonly replaced by

  the heel of Achilles

  the laws of Moses

  the temple of Isis

Friday, March 16, 2018