your turn


  • Your turn

    Practise writing in English in our Your turn section. We ask you to write about lots of different things so find something that interests you and tell us all about it.


  • In the UK, many children help others in their community by volunteering, fundraising or donating. They might volunteer to visit a retirement home to talk to the old people living there, take some dogs for a walk at a local animal shelter, or clean up a local park. Children also do lots of...
  • In Britain, November 5th is Bonfire Night, the anniversary of a plot to kill the king. In 1605 a man called Guy Fawkes was part of a plan to blow up the English parliament, but he was discovered and didn't succeed. To celebrate this day, people usually go to a fireworks display and burn a model of...
  • Do you celebrate New Year's Eve where you live? What do you do on New Year's Eve? Do you have a special dinner or party? Do you stay awake until midnight? Happy New Year!
  • April 23rd is World Book Day in many countries. Do you celebrate World Book Day where you live? Do you like reading? What's your favourite book?

  • In the UK, April 1st is 'April fool's day'. This is a day when people play tricks on each other for fun. A trick is like a practical joke. Do you like playing tricks on people? Is there a similar day in your country? Tell us about a trick you have played on somebody!