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Цікаві факти про літо та квіз!

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Літо – найкращий час не тільки для відпочинку, але й щоб прокачати свою англійську!
Ми підготували для Вас підбірку цікавих фактів про літо англійською та квіз, який Ви можете пройти, щоб перевірити свої знання.

  • The date of the beginning of summer is different depending on climate, tradition and culture, but when it is summer in the Northern Hemisphere, it is winter in the Southern Hemisphere, and vice versa.
  • In many countries the first day of summer is between June 20th and June 22nd every year. The first day of summer is called the summer solstice, and the day can be different because of the Earth’s rotation.
  • Watermelon is one of summer’s best summer treats. Did you know that watermelons are not a fruit, but a berry? There are also some scientists who say, they belong to the cucumber family of vegetables.
  • In the USA and many other countries the last day of summer is September 20th. The first day of autumn begins on September 21st.
  • Did you know that the Eiffel Tower grows by more than six inches in summer? The tower is composed of 7,000 metric tons iron which expands with the heat.
  • The first modern Olympic Games were held in the summer in 1896 in Athens, Greece.
  • A June fun fact is that the month of June is named after the Roman goddess Juno.
  • People call very hot summer days “dog days”.
  • Frisbees, invented in the 1870’s as a pie plate, but in the 1940’s, college students began throwing them around. They have since stopped being used for pie plates and are now a summertime staple.
  • For a July fun fact, Roman general Marc Antony named the month of July after Julius Caesar.
  • July is the national blueberry month.
  • Mosquitos are the most active during summer months. Mosquitos have been on earth for more than 30 million years.

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Summer Quiz. Test your knowledge!
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