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Black Friday around the world

Black Friday around the world The term „Black Friday” was actually first associated with a financial crisis, not sales shopping. Two Wall Street financiers Jim Fisk and Jay Gould, together bought a significant amount of US gold in the hope of the overall price soaring and in turn being able to sell it for huge profits. On Friday 24 September, 1869, in what...

HOW to Improve Your Vocabulary Daily

Do you find it difficult to remember new words in English? English has the largest vocabulary of any language in the world. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced speaker of English, you are always growing your vocabulary.  Always encountering tons of new words. And new ways to say words that you already know. The richer...

Lekcja pokazowa dla dzieci i młodzieży

Active learning among students / Aktywna nauka wśród uczniów One of the most important reasons to modernise the classroom is to provide students with opportunities for active learning. By definition, this means challenging students to get them involved in the learning process. This means using various methods to engage students more intensively thus making lessons...

National Moon Day History

In 1971, President Richard Nixon proclaimed National Moon Landing Day on July 20th to honor the anniversary of man’s first moon landing. However, no continuing resolution followed. Enter Richard Christmas. He took up the baton by launching a “Chrismas Card” writing campaign. The Michigan native wrote to governors and members of Congress in all 50...