"Really?”, "Good gracious!", "Are you kidding?", or "What a shame!". What do all these expressions have in common? Any one of them might be heard as a response to information a person hears.
‘My little sunshine’, ‘sweetie’, ‘honey’– why do parents use such nicknames when talking with their children? Let’s see exactly which terms of endearment are used in different languages and cultures.
Just like people, house pets are given names, which are called zoonyms. Together, we can collect zoonyms from all over the world and compile the first ever pet name classification.
Are people in the habit of complimenting others very often? And, if so, are they sincere in their comments? How can we play a part in increasing the number of compliments given?
How do you commonly greet your friends? Let’s compile a map of how we greet each other in our countries.
Are idioms a dime a dozen or are they on their way out? Are they widely used or becoming obsolete? As cultures evolve, how do idioms keep pace?
This project will help you learn more about famous people and the ways of becoming famous.
In this project we offer you to open the doors of the rooms of your own to the GlobalLab students.
This project will help us learn more information about our hometown and present it to each other.
The world of animals is big and various. There are a lot of different kinds of domestic and wild animals there. Let's help each other learn more about our smaller friends.
Before going outside, we are interested in what the weather is like today. In this project we try to collect information for giving a talk and writing about the weather.
School is very important for pupils, their parents and also teachers. Let's share ideas what school is for you.
One of the most popular ways of spending free time is eating out. This project helps learn about our favourite places of eating out.
Free time is very important for everybody. It's time to rest. Let's learn what spare time means for you.
Reading is one of the most popular past time with people. Let's know more about yourselves with help of your favourite book characters.
Family is the most important thing in the world. They say If you don't have a family, you have nothing. Let's share ideas about your family and what it is for you.
A lot of words and whole expressions have appeared in the Russian speech recently. Sometimes these words are incomprehensible to us, and it seems that some people speak a peculiar language, which, indeed, has a name - "Runglish". Do you or your friends speak such a language?
What do you know about eco clothes?What else would you like to know about them? Are your clothes environmentally friendly?
Money is an essential part of people's culture. Banknotes and coins reflect the history, development and achievements of the country they belong to. What do you know about the money of different countries?
Our environment is in danger. Ecological problems are considered to be the most important on our planet. What do you know about them? What can we do to protect the environment?
They say charity begins at home. What do you know about ways of helping people?
Online shopping is becoming more and more popular. Books, clothing, household appliances, toys, hardware, software, and health insurance are just some of the hundreds of products that can be bought in an online store. Do you use online sites and shops to make purchases?
School days can be the best days of a child's life. Children can learn a lot of interesting things at school and they can obtain friendship there that will last a lifetime. Let's share ideas about school and what it means to you.
All countries have their traditions and customs. They are a part of the national culture. Let's help each other to learn more about special days in different countries.
People of all nationalities have their customs and traditions. A folk costume is one of them. What do we know about traditional costumes of different countries?
Who is Mother Goose? A water bird with a red beak or an elderly woman from Oxford? Why do little children so much love her stories or as they are also called “rhymes”?
Why would Humpty Dumpty sit on a wall if he knew he was likely to fall and break himself into a million pieces? Why ask Baa Black Sheep if he had wool, when he’s a sheep and he has plenty of wool? As you have already guessed, we are going to talk about Nursery Rhymes. What is so attractive about them? Are they so popular as they used to be?
We all know such sights in Moscow as the Kremlin and Red Square, the Bolshoi Theatre, Ostankino TV Tower, the Moscow City Business Center, Zaryadye Park. But would you like to introduce less-known, but no less interesting places in Moscow. Are you eager to learn more about the city?