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terça-feira, 9 de outubro de 2012

Showcase 2

This shocase is about the Presidential elections in USA on November 6. There is a display of  magazines with front covers of former presidents of the USA:

Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)

Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)

George Bush (1989-1993)

Bill Clinton (1993-2001)

George W. Bush (2001-2009)

Barack Obama (2009-)

                        Barack Obama        Mitt Romney

                    Democratic Party        Republican Party  

President Obama is the incumbent.

Did you know that the Democratic Party is historically represented with a donkey and the Republican Party with an elephant

Did you know that Madeira Wine was used to toast the Declaration of Independence and that it was regularly served by George Washington to his guests? 

The other showcase is about the importance of learning English.

English is the official language of 44 countries.

English is one of the six official languages of the United Nations.
English is spoken worldwide by 500 million native speakers.
English is the most studied language in the world as a foreign language.
English is very important as a Lingua Franca used by people        who aren´t native speakers of English.
English is used daily all over the world in music, films, internet, faxes, emails.
English is the leading language of science, technology, commerce, air transport, sport, tourism.

English is the mother tongue of some of the best universities in the world.

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