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  • Звенигород 11 сентября 2015 Год страноведения в Звенигороде
    Год страноведения в Звенигороде
    Год страноведения в Звенигороде

    Новости из г. Звенигород!

    BBEnglishSchool г. Звенигород поздравляет всех студентов с началом нового учебного года!

    В этом году мы познакомим Вас с графствами Великобритании и регионами стран, языки которых вы изучаете в нашей школе. Поэтому 2015-2016 учебный год  объявляется годом – страноведения.

    Все наши группы будут названы в честь английских графств и регионов других стран. Вы узнаете много нового о традициях, языковых особенностях и внутреннем делении стран и их регионов.

    Вот какие группы собрались в этом году!

    England

    Northern Ireland

    Bedfordshire

    Antrim

    Buckinghamshire

    Armagh

    Berkshire

    Tyrone

    Worcestershire

    Fermanagh

    Gloucestershire

    Wales

    Durham

    Flintshire

    Devon

    Гвинед (Gwynedd)

    Derbyshire

     

    Dorset

    Scotland

    Cumbria

    Fife

    Cambridgeshire

     

    Французский

    Kent

     Île-de-France

    Cleveland

    Aquitaine

    Hampshire

    Lorraine

    Cornwall

     

    North Yorkshire

    Немецкий язык

    Lancashire

    Hessen

    Leicestershire

    Brandenburg

    Lincolnshire

    Niedersachsen (нижняя Саксония)

    Greater Manchester

     

    Merseyside

     

    Northumberland

    Китайский язык

    Norfolk

    Пекин 北京

    Nottinghamshire

    Чунцин 重庆

    Oxfordshire

    Шанхай 上海

    Sussex

     

    Suffolk

    Испанский язык

    Somerset

    Navarra

    Staffordshire

    Andalucía

    Surrey

    Aragón

    Tyne and Wear

     Cataluña

    Wiltshire

     

    Isle of Wight

     

    Warwickshire

    Итальянский язык

    Hertfordshire

    Lazio

    Cheshire

    Calabria

    Shropshire

     

    Essex

    Греческий язык

    London

    Θεσσαλονίκη  (Салоники)

     

    Присоединяйтесь  к нам и вы не пожалеете о своем выборе!

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  • 11 сентября 2015 Русский язык и литература в Звенигороде!
    Русский язык и литература в Звенигороде!
    Русский язык и литература в Звенигороде!

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Хотите, чтобы Ваш ребенок в совершенстве владел родным языком?

    ВВEnglish School г. ЗВЕНИГОРОД

    Приглашает на курсы:

    РУССКОГО ЯЗЫКА,

    ЛИТЕРАТУРЫ,

    РАЗВИТИЯ РЕЧИ.

    На наших курсах  вы  получите прочные навыки грамотного письма, обогатите лексический запас, познакомитесь с лучшими образцами русской классической литературы.

    Занятия проходя два раза в неделю по выходным.

    Стоимость от 1800 руб. в месяц.

    За более подробной информацией обращайтесь по телефону:

    +7 (915)-197-14-19

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  • Краснознаменск 28 августа 2015 Welcome party "Back to School"
    Welcome party "Back to School"
    Welcome party "Back to School"

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Welcome Party!

    Коллектив BBEnglish School приглашает всех студентов на ежегодный праздник, посвященный началу нового учебного года Welcome Party  "Back to School".

    На этот раз Вас ждет награждение ребят сдавших международные экзамены и вручение сертификатов, мастер-классы, конкурсы, сюрпризы, чаепитие и отличное настроение!

    Праздник состоится

    12 сентября в 15:00

    по адресу

    ул. Шлыкова, д. 3, здание ЦПО, офис 107

     

     

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  • Краснознаменск 10 августа 2015 Условия акций
    Условия акций

    Дорогие наши клиенты! Практически каждый день мы видим, как кто-то из Вас приводит в наш языковой клуб своих друзей, коллег или знакомых. 

    Условия акций

    Внимание! Акция "Приведи друга"(Краснознаменск)

    Дорогие наши клиенты! Практически каждый день мы видим, как кто-то из Вас приводит в наш языковой клуб своих друзей, коллег или знакомых. Это не может не радовать, потому что мы делаем все возможное для Вашего комфорта и плодотворных занятий.

    Мы благодарим Вас за рекомендации и уверены, что они не без оснований! Но наша благодарность выражается не только словами, но и действиями! Порекомендовав BBEnglish School знакомому, другу или коллеге, вы получаете скидку 20% на один месяц занятий!

    Условия акции "Приведи друга":

    • Скидка предоставляется на один месяц занятий.
    • Другом Участника Акции может быть любое физическое лицо, не являющееся клиентом BBEnglish School на период проведения Акции.
    • Скидка действует при условии оплаты занятий Вашим Другом.
    • Вы можете получить скидку за каждого приведенного нового Друга. Скидки суммируются.
    • Вы можете подарить одну полученную скидку одному Другу, которого привели в наш языковой клуб.

    Условия Акции «Учебник в подарок» (Краснознаменск)

    1. BBEnglish School оставляет за собой право изменять условия акции, а также определять количество и характер поощрительных призов.

    2. Участником акции считается клиент, впервые заключивший договор на посещение занятий студентом сроком на 1(один) учебный год в период с 15 августа по 15 сентября включительно и оплативший период обучения единовременно в течении 5 (пяти) рабочих дней после заключения договора.

    3. Участником акции предоставляется подарок в виде учебника, входящего в учебный комплект студента(учебник и рабочая тетрадь).

    4. В случае возврата уплаченных для участия в акции денежных средств по какой-либо причине, в любом объёме, а также в случае любых перерасчетов/переносов денежных средств на другой период обучения, стоимость учебного пособия по акции удерживается из суммы вышеперечисленных денежных средств.

    5. Акция распространяется на любое количество заключенных на данных условиях договоров, на любое количество студентов.

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  • 03 августа 2015 World Cat Day 03.08.2015
    World Cat Day 03.08.2015
    World Cat Day 03.08.2015

    World Cat-Day 2015

    August 8, 2015 in the World

    World Cat-Day, also known as Internation Cat-Day, ist celebrated throughout the world on August 08, 2014. It was founded in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and other animal rights groups. The cat is a small, furry, domesticated, carnivorous mammal that is valued by humans for its companionship and for its ability to hunt vermin and household pests. Although cat ownership has commonly been associated with women, a US poll reported that men and women were equally likely to own a cat.

    Here are some suggestions about how to celebrate this day from the point of a cat’s view…..

    Since it is World Cat Day, you are probably wondering why I am directing today’s post to you humans. Simple. I want to make sure that you know what to do for your cats today. After all, this is a holiday, just like Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, and certain things are required. But we cats can’t trust you humans to get it right without help. Cards and phone calls will satisfy mom and dad, but they won’t fly with your cat. So I thought I would be nice and helpful by suggesting a few things you can do to honor your cats on this very important holiday. Try these on for size:

    • Begin the day by serving breakfast in bed to your cat. In your bed, of course. But don’t bring her plain, old kibble or canned cat food. Make it a gourmet feast — finely chopped chicken and chicken livers, served in a cut glass bowl, or poached salmon with a couple of crickets as a tasty garnish. Or how about brunch for the late-risers? Sardines neatly laid out on fine china would be a simple but classy choice.
    • We cats are not big on cards — really! — so if you can’t find one that truly expresses your sentiments, don’t worry about it. We would much prefer gifts. What’s important here is the wrapping paper. Make sure you get extra-crinkly paper. Also make sure your gift requires a lot of it. If the World Cat Day presents you choose are small (which is perfectly acceptable — even kitties realize that “good things sometimes come in small packages”), then put them in big boxes so you have sufficient wrapping paper for playing in — plus the box serves as a bonus toy! Here is a tip on the right amount of wrapping paper: if there is so much that you could possibly lose your cat inside it, that is sufficient.
    • But just because we cats love wrapping paper, don’t skimp on the gifts. Hopefully you have been paying attention and you know which kind of toys your cat likes best. Some cats prefer small catnip mice that can fly through the air; others prefer something bulkier that can be bunny kicked into oblivion. Still other cats enjoy flying toys like Da Bird, or turbo scratcher type toys. If in doubt, get your cat a bunch of options, just to make sure that you hit pay dirt with at least one. A cat tree would be great if you want to splurge… but you still have to wrap it up.
    • Since this is such a special day, if you are going to get your cat treats as a present, get really special treats — real, freeze-dried meat, or maybe even fresh chicken or grilled salmon. These treats have the benefit of not only being yummy, but also being good for you! We cats are smarter than humans — we like food that is nutritious. If the treats are fresh, you don’t have to wrap them, but if they come in a package, the wrapping paper is de rigueur. I would suggest that you go out and catch some field mice or trap some moths or beetles, but that is probably beyond most humans.
    • Most importantly, here is the one thing your cats really want from you on World Cat Day: your time. Take time to play with your cats today. Don’t just toss a toy around for a couple of minutes. Make it a quality play session, and let your cat decide when she has had enough. If your cat is more of a couch potato, then let her doze on top of you without fidgeting, talking on the phone, or moving her because some body part of yours has fallen asleep. This will show your cat how much she really means to you, and that you really understand her needs. The more respect and regard you have for your cat, the more you will get in return. Or maybe not, but what did you expect?

     

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  • 07 июля 2015 фото отчет BBEnglish Camp 2015
    фото отчет BBEnglish Camp 2015
    фото отчет BBEnglish Camp 2015

    Уважаемые студенты!

    Смотрите в разделе «Галерея» фото отчет о том, как весело и интересно прошел лагерь в этом году. Это было незабываемое время развлечений, знаний,  и новых впечатлений!

    Ждем Вас в следующем году!   

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  • Звенигород 18 июня 2015 Внимание!
    Внимание!
    Внимание!

    Обращаем Ваше внимание

    на изменение телефона нашей школы в г. Звенигород.

    Новый телефон:

    8-915-197-14-19

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  • 18 июня 2015 Fathers' Day in United States
    Fathers' Day in United States
    Fathers' Day in United States

    This week we are celebrating Father's Day!

    Father's Day in the United States is on the third Sunday of June. It celebrates the contribution that fathers and father figures make for their children's lives. Its origins may lie in a memorial service held for a large group of men, many of them fathers, who were killed in a mining accident in Monongah, West Virginia in 1907.

    What do people do?

    Father's Day is an occasion to mark and celebrate the contribution that your own father has made to your life. Many people send or give cards or gifts to their fathers. Common Father's Day gifts include sports items or clothing, electronic gadgets, outdoor cooking supplies and tools for household maintenance.

    Father's Day is a relatively modern holiday so different families have a range of traditions. These can range from a simple phone call or greetings card to large parties honoring all of the 'father' figures in a particular extended family. Father figures can include fathers, step-fathers, fathers-in-law, grandfathers and great-grandfathers and even other male relatives. In the days and weeks before Father's Day, many schools and Sunday schools help their pupils to prepare a handmade card or small gift for their fathers.

    Public life

    Father's Day is not a federal holiday. Organizations, businesses and stores are open or closed, just as they are on any other Sunday in the year. Public transit systems run to their normal Sunday schedules. Restaurants may be busier than usual, as some people take their fathers out for a treat.

    Background and symbols

    There are a range of events, which may have inspired the idea of Father's Day. One of these was the start of the Mother's Day tradition in the first decade of the 20th century. Another was a memorial service held in 1908 for a large group of men, many of them fathers, who were killed in a mining accident in Monongah, West Virginia in December 1907.

    A woman called Sonora Smart Dodd was an influential figure in the establishment of Father's Day. Her father raised six children by himself after the death of their mother. This was uncommon at that time, as many widowers placed their children in the care of others or quickly married again.

    Sonora was inspired by the work of Anna Jarvis, who had pushed for Mother's Day celebrations. Sonora felt that her father deserved recognition for what he had done. The first time Father's Day was held in June was in 1910. Father's Day was officially recognized as a holiday in 1972 by President Nixon.

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  • 25 мая 2015 Memorial Day
    Memorial Day
    Memorial Day

     

     

     

     

     

     

    This week we are celebrating the Memorial Day in United States.

    Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May. It was formerly known as Decoration Day and commemorates all men and women, who have died in military service for the United States. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day and it is traditionally seen as the start of the summer season.

    What do people do?

    It is traditional to fly the flag of the United States at half mast from dawn until noon. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials, particularly to honor those who have died in military service. Many volunteers place an American flag on each grave in national cemeteries. Memorial Day is combined with Jefferson Davis' Birthday in Mississippi.

    Memorial Day has become less of an occasion of remembrance. Many people choose to hold picnics, sports events and family gatherings on this weekend. This day is traditionally seen as the start of the summer season for cultural events. For the fashion conscious, it is seen as acceptable to wear white clothing, particularly shoes from Memorial Day until Labor Day. However, fewer and fewer people follow this rule and many wear white clothing throughout the year.

    Public life

    Memorial Day is a federal holiday. All non-essential Government offices are closed, as are schools, businesses and other organizations. Most public transit systems do not run on their regular schedule. Many people see Memorial Day weekend as an opportunity to go on a short vacation or visit family or friends. This can cause some congestion on highways and at airports.

    Background

    Memorial Day started as an event to honor Union soldiers, who had died during the American Civil War. It was inspired by the way people in the Southern states honored their dead. After World War I, it was extended to include all men and women, who died in any war or military action.

    Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day. The current name for this day did not come into use until after World War II. Decoration Day and then Memorial Day used to be held on May 30, regardless of the day of the week, on which it fell. In 1968, the Uniform Holidays Bill was passed as part of a move to use federal holidays to create three-day weekends. This meant that that, from 1971, Memorial Day holiday has been officially observed on the last Monday in May. However, it took a longer period for all American states to recognize the new date.

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  • 18 мая 2015 Victoria Day in Canada
    Victoria Day in Canada
    Victoria Day in Canada

     

     

     

     

     

    This week we are celebrating Victoria Day in Canada!

    Victoria Day is a Canadian statutory holiday celebrated on the Monday preceding May 25 in every province and territory. It honours Queen Victoria's birthday.

    Victoria Day is also commonly referred to as the "May two-four weekend" or the "May long weekend" and it marks the unofficial start of the cottage season.

    What do people do?

    In some cities, fireworks displays or parades are held to mark Victoria Day. One of the most notable parades is held in the city of Victoria, British Columbia, which was named after Queen Victoria. Many people gather in parks to enjoy fireworks displays, which are particularly impressive in Hamilton and Toronto.

    For many people, the long Victoria Day weekend marks the end of the winter and the unofficial start of the spring or summer season.  After this weekend, gardeners can be reasonably sure that there will be no more frost until the autumn so they can sow or plant out delicate crops and plants.  For the same reason, people with recreational homes in colder parts of the country often go to them to open them up for the summer. In addition, many amusement parks and outdoor attractions open for their summer season this weekend. Notably, stores on Prince Edward Island are only permitted to open on Sunday between Victoria Day and Christmas Day.

    Public life

    Victoria Day is marked as a public holiday at a national level. Many people have a day off work and schools are closed. However, it is not one of the general paid holidays listed in the Nova Scotia Labour Standards Code and it is not a designated retail closing day in Nova Scotia. An employer may agree to provide employees with Victoria Day as a paid holiday in Nova Scotia.

    It is not listed in the Quebec government's list of statutory general holidays either, although National Patriots’ Day is celebrated in the province. Nor is Victoria Day listed as a paid public holiday in New Brunswick, but it is listed as a prescribed day of rest. It is not listed as a paid public holiday in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Newfoundland and Labrador Lieutenant Governor-in-Council can proclaim an additional day though. Moreover, different holidays can be set by collective agreements to substitute the public holidays designated under the province's law.

    Many stores are closed in many Canadian provinces and territories. However, there are some local variations. Post offices across Canada are closed. Public transport services may run to a normal or reduced timetable.

    Background

    Queen Victoria was born on May 24, 1819. Following the death of three uncles and her father, she became Queen of the United Kingdom on June 20, 1837 and reigned until her death on January 22, 1901. Victoria is still the longest-reigning monarch of the United Kingdom. During Victoria's life, the British Empire expanded considerably. However, her powers as Queen of the United Kingdom were reduced as the House of Commons became more important and powerful in British politics.

    The monarch's birthday has been celebrated in Canada since before the beginning of Queen Victoria's reign. After her death, in 1901, May 25 became known as Empire Day. The sovereign's official birthday was still celebrated, often on the King's or Queen's actual birthday. In 1952, Empire Day was moved to the Monday before May 25 and since 1953, the official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II has been celebrated on this date in Canada. In 1958, Empire Day became known as Commonwealth Day, which was moved to the second Monday in March. The Monday before May 25 then became known as Victoria Day, which is a Canadian statutory holiday.

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  • 12 мая 2015 International Day of Families
    International Day of Families
    International Day of Families

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    This week we are celebrating the International Day of Families.

    The International Day of Families, annually held on May 15, celebrates the importance of families and the work started during the International Year of Families.

    What do people do?

    A wide range of events are organized at local, national and international levels. These include: workshops, seminars and policy meeting for public officials; exhibitions and organized discussions to raise awareness of the annual theme; educational sessions for children and young people; and the launch of campaigns for public policies to strengthen and support family units. In some countries, tool kits are created to help people organize celebrations aimed at a particular section of the population, such as school children or young adults.

    Public life

    The International Day of Families is a global observance and not a public holiday.

    Background

    The year 1994 was proclaimed as the International Year of Families by the United Nations. This was a response to changing social and economic structures, which have affected and still affect the structure and stability of family units in many regions of the globe. The International Day of Families, on May 15, is an occasion to reflect on the work started during 1994 and to celebrate the importance of families, people, societies and cultures around the world. It has been held every year since 1995.

    Symbols

    The symbol of the International Day of Families consists of a solid green circle with an image in red. The image consists of elements of simple drawings of a heart and a house. This indicates that families are the center of society and provide a stable and supporting home for people of all ages.

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  • 03 мая 2015 Children's Book Week
    Children's Book Week
    Children's Book Week

     

     

     

     

     

     

    This week we are celebrating Children's Book Week!

    May 4-10, 2015 -- the 96th anniversary!

    Children's Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading.

    Established in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes -- wherever young readers and books connect!

    Children's Book Week is administered by Every Child A Reader, a 501(c)(3) literacy organization dedicated to instilling a lifelong love of reading in children. The Children's Book Council, the national non-profit trade association for children's book publishers, is an anchor sponsor.

    Children's Book Week Highlights!

    Children's Book Week is a truly national celebration, with events taking place from coast to coast.

    In 2014, for the first time in the initiative's history, Official Events were held in all 50 states!

    Each year, the Children's Book Council enlists beloved children's literature illustrators to design the commemorative Children's Book Week Poster and Bookmark. Download the 2014 Book Week bookmark by Steve Jenkins and order your free 2014 Poster by Robin Preiss Glasser!

    Children's Choice Book Awards Gala! Launched by the Children's Book Council and Every Child a Reader in 2008, the Children's Choice Book Awards Program was created to provide young readers with an opportunity to voice their opinions about the books being written for them and to develop a reading list that will motivate children to read more and cultivate a life-long love of reading. Winners are announced live during Children's Book Week at the Children's Choice Book Awards Gala, the Academy Awards of children's literature. This year, voting will be open at ccbookawards.com from Tuesday, March 17 through Sunday, May 3.

    History

    Children's Book Week originated in the belief that children's books and literacy are life-changers. In 1913, Franklin K. Matthiews, the librarian of the Boy Scouts of America, began touring the country to promote higher standards in children's books. He proposed creating a Children's Book Week, which would be supported by all interested groups: publishers, booksellers, and librarians.

    Mathiews enlisted two important allies: Frederic G. Melcher, the visionary editor of Publishers Weekly, and Anne Carroll Moore, the Superintendent of Children's Works at the New York Public Library and a major figure in the library world. With the help of Melcher and Moore, in 1916, the American Booksellers Association and the American Library Association sponsored a Good Book Week with the Boy Scouts of America.

    In 1944, the newly-established Children's Book Council assumed responsibility for administering Children's Book Week. In 2008, Children’s Book Week moved from November to May. At that time, administration of Children’s Book Week, including planning official events and creating original materials, was transferred to Every Child a Reader -- a 501 (c)(3) literacy non-profit dedicated to instilling a lifelong love of reading in children -- and the Children's Book Council became a CBW anchor sponsor. 

    Today 

    The need for Children’s Book Week today is as essential as it was in 1919, and the task remains the realization of Frederic Melcher’s fundamental declaration: “A great nation is a reading nation.”

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