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Carnival

Did you know  Carnival had its origin as a pagan festival in ancient Egypt, then this popular festival was adopted by the Roman Catholic Christian church in Europe as the festival of Carne Vale. The word Carnival is made up of two Latin words: carne, meaning flesh,  and vale, meaning farewell. The Carnival marks the beginning of Lent. Nowadays it’s celebrated in many countries around the world.
Here you have links to the 5 most popular Carnival in the world:

a) Carnival in Tenerife                  b) Carnival in Notting Hill (London)

c) Carnival in Venice     d) Carnival in Rio de Janeiro    e) Carnival in Cadiz

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Safer Internet Day

On February 11th it’s Safer Internet Day in UK, Have a look at these two contents on the web of the British Council Learn English, some READING and a VIDEO, it’s about how to stay safe. You can read about online safety and watch a new video about cyberbullying. Once you’ve read the information and have watched the video, tell us what you think about this topic. We’re waiting for your comments!