Baking Cookies for Christmas

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! It’s tradition of this time of the year to bake Christmas cookies for all your friends and family. However, do you know the origin of this sweet custom? If you have been reading your blog, you might have an idea already. The changing …

The Origin of La Rosca

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! There are many Mexican traditions and La Rosca is one of the most delicious there is. It’s a tradition to eat a Rosca every January 6th to celebrate the arrival of the Three Wise Men to worship baby Jesus. Its origin is European …

Ice Skating

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Ice Skating is a 3,000 years old activity which first was used to cross over lakes or places with a big amount of ice and snow. Nowadays, it’s a very entertaining sport and considered part of the Olympics disciplines including Figure Skating and …

Building a Snowman

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! “Knock, knock, do you want to build a snowman? Come on let’s go and play…” The snowman has been a part of Christmas culture for many years. Even if we’re not from a region where it snows, we’ve seen this figure in many …

The Grinch

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! “Maybe Christmas doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas…means a little bit more.” The Grinch is an iconic character by Dr. Seuss who made you question the true meaning of Christmas. It’s a critique on the consumerism during Christmas season, which makes us …

The Christmas Tree

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! The Christmas tree is the most famous icon that represents the season. Even in countries where the Christian beliefs are not rooted like Japan, you can find this symbol as decoration. But, where does it come from? Do you know its history? Find …

Snowboarding

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! The snowboarding is a winter sport full of adrenaline and surreal air tricks. It’s a combination between skateboarding, surfing and skiing and involves descending a mountain covered with snow with a snowboard. It’s considered an Olympic and Paralympic official winter sport since 1998 …

A Little Bit of Christmas Everywhere

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Welcome to this activity created by Jr. Learning Advisor Mr. Julio Cesar Diaz from Reforma Branch. Please follow the instructions below and take note of all the pink words, you will need them for the special activity session.  Read the fragments of several articles …

Home Alone Film Series

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Home Alone is an iconic franchise that we cannot stop watching every year around Christmas season. The franchise started in 1990 with the first film directed by Chris Columbus. There are five movies, however, we’re going to focus in the first two which …