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Fecha: 23 de febrero de 2015

Cultural Literacy Iii | Uno Internacional

by Elaine Gallagher Hello, Readers. You’ve already seen «Cultural Literacy» with an introduction and an explanation, and historical dates. You also have seen phrases and […]

Elaine Gallagher 06 cegby Elaine Gallagher

Hello, Readers.

You’ve already seen «Cultural Literacy» with an introduction and an explanation, and historical dates. You also have seen phrases and idioms that most culturally- literate people know.

Now, you’ll see a list of names or figures, or places that most culturally-literate people know. If you don’t know them all, start growing. Your Internet link is waiting for you! Have fun!

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Achilles heel

Adam and Eve

Adonis

Adriatic Sea

The Aeneid

Aeschylus

Aesop’s Fables

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

The Alamo

Louisa May Alcott

Alexander the Great

Horatio Alger

Alice in Wonderland

Allies (World War II)

Allah

Alps

Amazon River

American Stock Exchange

Anderson, Hans Christian

Apaches

Appleseed, Johnny

Archimedes

Aristophanes

Aristotle

Astaire, Fred and Ginger Rogers

Athens

Atlas (Titan)

Audubon, John

Augustine, Saint

Augustus, Caesar

Auschwitz

Axis (World War II)

Aztec Empire

 

 

Babel, Tower of

Babylon

Bacchus

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Baghdad

Bahamas

Balzac

The Barber of Seville

Bard of Avon

P.T. Barnum

baroque

The Barrymores

Clara Barton

bass fiddle

bassoon

Bastille

bar mitzvah

Beatitudes

The Beatles

beaucoup

Beauty and the Beast

Ludwig van Beethoven

behaviorism

Alexander Graham Bell

Berkeley, California

Irving Berlin

Berlin Wall

bibliography

bicameral legislature

big bad wolf

big bang theory

Big Ben

big business

big dipper

biofeedback

blackball

Black Death

black hole of Calcutta

black holes

blacklist

black magic

black sheep

William Blake

blank verse

Blarney Stone

blood type

Boer

Bolshevik

Bombay

economic boom

sonic boom

Daniel Boone

John Wilkes Booth

Lucretia Borgia

Borneo

botany

Botticelli

bottom line

botulism

Bourbon Kings

bourgeoisie

boycott

Johannes Brahmes

brain trust

brainwashing

Brasilia

Brave New World

Charlotte Bronte

Emily Bronte

Bronze Age

Brown vs the Board of Education

John Brown

Brueghal

Brutus

Buddha

Paul Bunyon

buoyancy

bureaucracy

byte

Byzantine

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Next time, we’ll continue with more items, beginning with «C».

Have fun in Google!

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