Jingle Bells

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Jingle Bells is the most iconic Christmas song all-time, everybody recognizes this melody and matches it directly with Christmas; but, did you know that the original Jingle bells song was not meant to be for Christmas? The original version of this song was …

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Song

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! The story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer started in 1939 with  Robert May. He worked for Montgomery Ward, a department store. Every year, they gave away free Christmas colouring books, they decided to create their own book. They gave the task of writing …

Do They Know It´s Christmas

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Christmas and new year´s eve songs have always been a tradition. All around the world there are chants or carols related to this celebration. During this activity we will review some of the most popular and rehearse a group performance with members and …

White Christmas

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! This is a famous song that comes from an old movie called “White Christmas”. At first glance it is a beautiful and calmed melody. When you start reading the lyrics then, there’s a feeling of something missing. It was written by Irving Berlin …

Silent Night

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Christmas had changed immensely over the centuries but when we talk about the way that this celebration is carried away nowadays, we definitely can´t ignore one of its important elements, the Carols. Without them, Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas. From angel-singing, bell-ringing ebullience to …

Waiting for Christmas to Come

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Carols date from thousands of years, first sung in Europe, they began as pagan songs to celebrate Winter Solstice, which takes place on December 22nd. The word “Carol” means dance or sing a song of praise and joy, and they used to be …

Jingle Bell Rock

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Jingle Bell Rock” was composed by Joseph Carleton Beal and James Ross Boothe. Beal was a Massachusetts-born PR professional and longtime resident of South Ocean Avenue in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and Boothe was an American writer in the advertising business This is considered the first mainstream …

Vasily Vasilievich Andreyev

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Vasily Andreyev was born in Bezhetsk, Tver Governorate, Russia to the family of an honorary citizen of Bezhetsk and merchant of the first guild, Vasily Andeyevich Andreyev and his wife, the noblewoman Sophia Mikhaylovna Andreyeva. When the boy was one year old, his father died. The family moved to Saint Petersburg, …

Balalaika

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Balalaika is a traditional Russian instrument with a wooden triangle-shaped body and three (or rarely six or four) strings. It is sometimes called a “Russian three-string guitar.” For centuries, balalaika was a popular village folk instrument played by skomorokhs (a kind of jester-musician) to entertain people. Together …

Anastasia Sokolova

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Anastasia  Sokolova  is  a  dancer  from  Ukraine.  Her  specialty  is pole  dancing.  She´s  an  amazing  pole  dancer.  Her  beauty  and  dancing  makes   her  a  wanted  lady.  Anastasia  Sokolova   is  one   fine  young  dancer. Anastasia  watched  a  movie   and  saw  pole  dancing.  She  wanted  to  …