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FAMOUS LETTERS

Marzo 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Parliamo questo mese di una lettera scritta da uno scrittore famoso, F. Scott Fitzgerald, a sua figlia, Scottie Fitzgerald.

Here is part of the letter that was written by Fitzgerald, the author of “The Great Gatsby”...

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Learning English through… ORCHESTRAS

Marzo 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Parliamo questo mese di una delle orchestre più famose e prestigiose del mondo: La London Symphony Orchestra.  The London Symphony Orchestra was created in 1904 by a group of musicians who abandoned the Queen’s Hall...

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BIOGRAPHICAL MOVIES

Febbraio 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Parliamo di “Saving Mr Banks”, un film non-animato della Disney in uscita in Italia a febbraio.

 

Not everyone knows that before Julie Andrews made her into a singing heroine with tunes like “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and “Feed the...

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ROLE-PLAYING GAMES

Dicembre 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Parliamo questo mese del gioco di ruolo più famoso al mondo che quest’anno compie 40 anni: Dungeons & Dragons  Dungeons & Dragons (D&D in short) is a game in which each player takes on the...

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Learning English through… CHRISTMAS EPISODES

Dicembre 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Big Bang Theory is at the moment the most-watched TV Show in the U.S. and the most popular comedy in the entire world. The show centers around a group of 4 nerdy physicists (Sheldon,...

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THANKSGIVING RECIPES

Ottobre 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Novembre è il mese di Thanksgiving negli Stati Uniti e quindi parliamo di una delle ricette più famose associate ad esso: il turkey gravy.

The turkey gravy is a sauce that generally gets served together with...

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OXFORD DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH

Ottobre 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Despite its name the idea to create the dictionary wasn’t born at Oxford but in London and, more precisely, within the Philological Society of London. The members of the society decided, in 1857, that the...

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Learning English through… OXBRIDGE

Settembre 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

The term Oxbridge to indicate Oxford and Cambridge together derives from two people that never actually graduated from either of them. The first use was reported in a novel called Pendennis by William Thackeray who...

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LA NASCITA DEL FIGLIO DI WILLIAM E KATE

Luglio 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Parliamo questo mese dell’evento più atteso dell’estate: la nascita del figlio di William e Kate.

What will happen in the middle of July when UK will have the new heir to their centuries-old monarchy? This is...

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MUSIC FESTIVALS

Maggio 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Parliamo questo mese di uno dei festival musicali più importanti del mondo: Il festival di Glastonbury che si svolgerà quest’anno dal 26 al 30 giugno a Pilton, in Inghilterra.
In describing this festival, The Daily...

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