Category Archives: Traditions

Thanksgiving – 4th Thursday of November

Thanksgiving Day is a harvest festival celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada. Traditionally, it has been a time to give thanks for a bountiful harvest. While it may have been religious in origin, Thanksgiving is now primarily identified … Continue reading

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Saturday 12th: Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day – also known as Poppy Day or Armistice Day (the event it commemorates) or Veterans Day – is a Commonwealth holiday (observed in all Commonwealth countries except Mozambique) to commemorate the sacrifices of members of the armed forces … Continue reading

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Remember, Remember, the 5th of November

ESO Students, We give you again the post we published last year about Guy Fawkes’ Gunpowder plot. Enjoy it: In 1605, thirteen young men planned to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Among them was Guy Fawkes, Britain’s most notorious … Continue reading

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Spaniards ignore laws on pig slaughter

The following article was published by El País in English on Sunday 27th March 2011. As St. Martin’s day is drawing near we thought that it would be a good idea to bring it back. That home-killed taste: Spaniards ignore … Continue reading

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Halloween 2011

Labor School Students, Halloween is approaching and to celebrate it at LaborEnglishZone we give you again a very interesting post on the origins of this holiday. Have a nice Halloween and enjoy the post! Photo by our Primary Physical Education … Continue reading

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Labor Universe Tour 2011 – It’s a Celebration

Labor’s Living a Celebration!! We are celebrating at Labor School. On Friday 3rd we are holding our traditional open-doors festival day and theme celebration: The Universe this year! Everybody is welcome. Have fun! No copyright infringement intended. For educational, non-commercial … Continue reading

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April Fools’ Day

April Fools’ Day or All Fools’ Day is a day celebrated in many countries on April 1st. The day is named for the custom of playing practical jokes and hoaxes of varying sophistication on friends, family members, enemies, and neighbours, … Continue reading

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