People worldwide keep pets. What kinds of pets do we keep in GlobalLab? And why? We’ll find out in this project.
What kinds of music do we like? Is music universal? Do we listen to music that’s local or international? Do we play instruments? Let’s find out.
Why do most parents insist that one eat breakfast? And, what kinds of foods are eaten first thing in the mornings around the world? Using the data we collect let’s discover and celebrate a variety of breakfast foods.
What makes your home town special? Share this with your GlobalLab friends and discover what they said about where they live.
You've submitted data about your towns, schools and classes. Now tell us a little about yourself.
"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.
How do streets get their names? Are street names chosen randomly or for a reason? Why is your street called what it is?
Heads? Or tails? We’ve all flipped a coin to settle a dispute, but is there really an equal chance that it will be heads or tails? Let's find out!
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.
If you have one or more pets, tell us about them and discover the kinds of animals other participants have as pets. Does anyone have a horse for a pet? A goat? A sloth? A macaw?
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?
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?
Everyone knows about the large predators of our planet, but there are those who are ten times smaller than them. Do you know such animals?
We are surrounded by a variety of objects. Each of them begins with a letter. Let’s create an alphabet exhibition of objects together!
It is said that charity begins at home, and people in different countries seem to have put these words into practice. What do you know about ways of helping people? The project can be prepared by pupils of 7-9 grades at the lessons or at home, e.g. Spotlight-8 , Module -2 "Culture corner", p. 37
Idioms are the most interesting issue of any language. English is very rich in idioms. They reflect the history, outlook, traditions,the character, customs, lifestyle and humor of native speakers.Knowing of English idioms enriches vocabulary, helps remember words, develops memory, and improves our understanding the culture of the Englishmen. But English idioms are difficult to remember. Let's try to imagine idioms and draw them to make the way of memorizing better.