The Origin of the Easter Bunny

Hello everybody. Have you ever asked yourself what the origin of the Easter bunny is? I would like you to know something about it. Do you celebrate this ancient tradition? Read this and find out its origin. It is commonly thought that the word Easter comes from a pagan figure called Eastre who was celebrated Read more about The Origin of the Easter Bunny[…]

Christmas Time

Hello everybody, Winter is here and Christmas is just around the corner. Many streets of Mataró become vibrant and are already decorated to embrace this especial time. We can see children and adults downtown looking at decorations for their Xmas trees and cribs. Some leisure activities will be held outdoors for those who are not Read more about Christmas Time[…]

Thanksgiving Day

Hello everybody, There is an important public holiday in the USA this Thursday. Can you guess which one? Exactly, I’m referring to Thanksgiving Day. Although it isn’t celebrated in the UK very much, that day has got a special meaning for many Americans. Schools, offices and most of businesses close for Thanksgiving. It’s originally associated Read more about Thanksgiving Day[…]

Halloween origins

Hello everybody, Summer is finished and people came back to their daily routine: teachers and students back to school and adults to work. Here comes autumn and Halloween is just around the corner. It’s time to eat chestnuts, sweet potatoes and small dense cakes, well-known as “panellets”. We can see stalls of “castanyeres” in the Read more about Halloween origins[…]

Summer English Lesson XXIII. Object pronouns

Hi students, Well, this is the last lesson of the summer. We’re going to talk about object pronouns. As you can see it’s very easy to remember. So let’s get into work.   Object pronouns take place of nouns. (She meets John. She meets him.) Obejct pronouns go after the verb.  (I love you.) You Read more about Summer English Lesson XXIII. Object pronouns[…]