Monday, March 19, 2012

St. Patrick's Day


March 18th, at 2 p.m.  we had English Speaking Club with two Peace Corps Volunteers Jun Blore and Andrew Brož. Our meeting was devoted to one of the American states - Ohio. There were 16 people, among them students and teachers.
Our session was devoted to St. Patrick’s Day which was celebrated on March 17th. We talked about peculiarities of this holiday, its history and where it’s usually celebrated. By learning information about this day we learned a bit of history and facts about Ireland. We listened to impressive Irish music, watched colorful Irish dances, observed how Irish people celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in their country and even had a  
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During our discussion we found out that this holiday is also celebrated in Ukraine, which appeared unexpected.  





And, of course, we continue practicing the TOEFL tests.






                                                         

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Ohio


March 11, at 2 p.m.  we had English Speaking Club with two Peace Corps Volunteers Jun Blore and Andrew Brož. Our meeting was devoted to one of the American states - Ohio. There were 15 people, among them students and teachers.
We talked about the history of this state, its geographical position, population and places of interest. The visitors heard some interesting facts about Ohio and knew what Ohio is famous for.
As we have already discussed some other American states during our previous club meetings, this time we compared what we knew before and what new we found out now.
It is always interesting for the visitors to get to  know some interesting and new information about foreign country and its people.