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.
What makes your home town special? Share this with your GlobalLab friends and discover what they said about where they live.
"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.
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?
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
To make advertising slogans bright, interesting and memorable for consumers, many professionals work on advertising, using a variety of linguistic expressiveness means. Let's analyze Russian and foreign advertising slogans in terms of their stylistic, lexical, grammatical and phonetic features, and compare them for better understanding of the mentality of different peoples!
Let’s imagine that our entire planet is our home and we can choose any of its corners. Which place would you choose for yourself? Would it be a big city or a small village? Would you have enough courage to live on an island or on high mountains? Maybe you have your own criteria how to choose your perfect place? Let’s share it with each other!
The nature is a living organism. It feels the pain. It can suffer just as we do. The humanity has been exploiting it for many centuries. We have always seen the nature as an inexhaustible well of sources only. But now we know that one day sources will be run out. Ruthless exploitation makes a great damage to the nature. Our growing appetite cannot be satisfied by it. We should develop new ways of using the sources. These ways lead to Eco Economy.