Category Archives: Special Days

World’s Toughest Job

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Why is Friday the 13th considered bad luck?

Friday the 13th: Why is Friday the 13th considered bad luck?   Why we knock on wood and the truth about other common superstitions http://www.businessinsider.com/why-we-knock-on-wood-origins-of-7-other-common-superstitions-psychology-magical-thinking-2018-2

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April fools’ day

The Top 100 April Fool’s Day Hoaxes of All Time April 1st is known in many Western countries as ‘April Fool’s Day’. The idea is to trick other people, to try to make them believe things that are not true. If you succeed, … Continue reading

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Women’s Day

A bit of history: Women suffer countless microaggressions on daily basis. What are they?

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Love & Valentine’s Day

Watch History of Saint Valentine’s Day     Here’s another video to learn how to be romantic and creative on Saint Valentine’s Day! And another video with vocab: How many ways do you know to say ‘I love you’? More … Continue reading

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Blue Monday?

Have you heard the expression Blue Monday? Do you know the origin? Have you been through something similar these days? You can read more in this interesting article from The Sunday Times https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2549098/blue-monday-2018-most-depressing-day-year-2018/ There’s even a formula to explain it:

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HALLOWEEN

What’s the origin of Halloween? The British Council has a great online magazine with listenings and readings. This one is about Halloween. It is short and interesting.  Halloween jokes Listening on Halloween Sleeping beauty or a scary story? Watch ONLY during daytime…

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