Dark tourism.

Тема: Around the World.

Wikipedia definition:   Dark tourism (also black tourism or grief tourism) is tourism involving travel to sites associated with death and tragedy.People visit war sites, notorious places, torture chambers, cemetries, former prisons.

Have you ever heard of  Dark Tourism?

Have you ever visited sites of pain and horror?
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Как работает система образования в США

Обучение в стране — одно из самых дорогих в мире, но при этом уровень грамотности в США — 99%. Американцы предпочитают платить за знания, повышая, таким образом, свою будущую зарплату.

Количество школ в США: 138 180

71,5% — государственные
Обучение бесплатное. На одного учителя — 16 учеников.

24,15% — частные (80% из них религиозные)
Стоимость обучения — от 6000 до 60 000 долларов в год (в среднем 17 500 долларов).
На одного учителя — 11 учеников.

4,35% — чартерные



Многие мои ученики и подписчики блога жалуются на то, что не могут найти сайты или учебники, где подробно, доступно и главное )) по-русски объяснялась бы английская грамматика.

Не секрет, что русский и английский языки очень отличаются по своей структуре, а носители этих языков  — мировоззрению. Задача преподавателя — построить мостик от одного языка к другому, через понимание и впитывание, а не только научить лексике и построению предложений.

Поэтому ОПРОС ))

Подготовка к ОГЭ/ЕГЭ 2017, 2018, 2019

Подготовка к ЕГЭ/ОГЭ по английскомй языку по скайп.
Автор блога EnglishStrategies приглашает учащихся на индивидуальные занятия английским языком по скайп.

Вебинар. Готовимся к сдаче Устной части ОГЭ по английскому языку

27 окт. 2015 г.

Наталия Ивановна Галанина, ведущий методист издательства «Макмиллан»

Правила написания письма на английском


Правила написания письма на английском языке


The definition of bullying is undeserved, hostile behavior among school aged children from early primary grades up to high school and even college that starts a power imbalance. Bulling is constantly repeated over time. Bullying causes severe damage physically, emotionally, socially, and mentally to the person being bullied. It is considered an imbalance of power, whether it is with popularity, strength or knowing information about someone that may be private or embarrassing. It can come in many different forms such as leaving someone out, threats, physical attacks, and verbal attacks. Someone can also be cyber bullied, which is when the bullying is online through instant messages, social media, or via texts.

(from http://nobullying.com/ )



Тема: Youth Problems

I’ve never understood bullying. Why do people have to make the life of another person so miserable? Why do they think they have the right to punch and kick someone they think is weaker than them…



Conversation Questions on Bullying




Are you feeling any better? (Talking about colds and flu)




Тема: Healthcare

Autumn has arrived with its beautiful display of gold and red leaves. Unfortunately, it has also brought with it….



Winter is Coming. Have fun!



Тема: Environment (Seasons and Weather).

All-level winter exercises and worksheets, quizzes, songs, games, puzzles.




Тема: Holidays and Celebrations.

Thanksgiving is a very American holiday. It is also called Thanksgiving Day. It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November every year. It used to be a religious holiday to give thanks to God. There are two versions of the origins of this holiday…

More on this topic:

Guy Fawkes Night.

Тема: Holidays and Celebrations. (Guy Fawkes Night ).






Guy Fawkes Night is a very British celebration. It celebrates a failed attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament (that’s where Big Ben is) in London. This was probably one of the first examples of terrorism, only it didn’t work. It all happened on November the fifth, 1605. A group of Catholics who were unhappy with their Protestant rulers wanted to bring the government down. ..


Bonfire Night



Тема: Holidays and Celebrations

Every November people in Britain go out and celebrate Bonfire Night. What is it? Watch the video and find out all about it!

Vocabulary to talk about education



Тема: Education

  • to attend classes: to go to classes
  • bachelors degree: an undergraduate course which usually lasts 3-4 years
  • boarding school: a school where pupils live during term time
  • distance learning: a way of studying where tuition is carried out over the Internet or by post
  • face-to-face classes: as opposed to distance learning the traditional way of studying in a classroom with colleagues and a teacher
  • to fall behind with your studies: to progress less quickly than others


Ireland — the facts… and myths!

british council


Тема: Around theWorld.

Ireland is divided into thirty two counties, but it has two main parts: the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The north, also known as Ulster, is part of the United Kingdom (so its currency is the pound) and its capital is Belfast. However, the republic (or Eire) is independent, and its capital is Dublin. Therefore, its currency is not the pound, but the euro.

Ireland is the third largest island in Europe…



Vocabulary to talk about books and films



Тема: Entertainment. Уровень: Intermediate.

…I like reading … especially English novels … it’s a great way to improve your vocabulary and there are so many fantastic authors to choose from … one book that came highly recommended by my teacher was The Mayor of Casterbridge … I was studying at a school in The UK at the time and she said it would give me a picture of what life was like years ago in the area I was living … well I have to say I absolutely loved it  … it was a real page-turner … it’s a historical novel and the setting was a fictional town called Casterbridge … but actually it was based on