Write a Carol Song

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Tips on How to Write a Carol Song You’re walking through the aisles of your favorite store and you hear the jingling of a melody you can’t quite place. You start humming along and search for the first lines of the text. Even …

Writing a Christmas Card

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Christmas cards have been around since the 1840s. They’ve had their ups and downs and, like all things that inspired Christmas, have often gotten caught up in the mass- commercialization. But in an age where digital correspondence is the norm and personal letters …

Christmas Vocabulary

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! This comprehensive Christmas and winter holiday vocabulary word list can be used in the classroom in so many ways. Use it to inspire word walls, word searches, puzzles, Hangman and Bingo games, crafts, worksheets, story starters, creative writing word banks, and a wide …

The Great Purge

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! The great purge or also known as the Great Terror was a movement and a campaign of political repression in the Soviet Union which happened in the year 1936 and it lasted until 1938. It implied a massive purge of the Communist Party …

Chechen Wars

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! In 1991, Chechnya declared independence and was named the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria. According to some sources, from 1991 to 1994, tens of thousands of people of non-Chechen ethnicity (mostly Russians, Ukrainians and Armenians) left the republic amidst reports of violence and discrimination against …

The Winter War

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! On November 30, 1939, the Soviet Union’s Red Army invaded the young nation-state of Finland, in the full expectation of routing the small, ill-equipped Finnish army and annexing the former Russian territory by the end of the year. But Finland held out for …

1980 Olympics and the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! The 1980 Summer Olympics boycott was one part of a number of actions initiated by the United States to protest the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. The Soviet Union, which hosted the 1980 Summer Olympics, and other countries would later boycott the 1984 Summer …