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Thank you for the lesson. Now I understand the meanings of Gregorian months.

Baba Sani

Got 100 ☺ Thanks Gill.


What an interesting class ! Excellent ! Thank you very much, teacher Gill !

Moises Jacobino

Thank you, Gill!! So interesting!!!


Thank you Gill for that great lesson. I got nine out of 10. I forgot Juno wasn’t an emperor but a goddess.
As a matter of fact, I wondered why october wasn’t the 8th month. With you, I got the explanation.
Good weekend. See you soon for mastering my english. Marie-Claude


What an informative lesson.Very good.By the way,
Happy New Year.


Very interesting Gill, Thanks so much. Greetings from Italy.


This lesson is so interesting Gill, Thanks!


thanks Gill great way to teach us…xoxo


Thanks for exiciting things that you teach us

coskun guzel

My first quiz, that was ok


very good,thanks!


thank you Gill for this lovely lesson

iVan Jiao

A very brilliant way to strengthen my ENG. Thank you, Gill!

Saul Joury

Yeah! 100%!
Interesting lesson!


Dear teacher, I studied Latin in high school but this lesson taught me that in life you never stop learning.
Beautiful lesson.
Thanks so much.

Riccardo S

Exellent lesson, thank you very much, Gill. I got 10/10


Thank you it was very interesting

Angela Ricciardi

Thank so much Gill. Splendid Lesson


10 correct out of 10.


Dear Gill,
actually there is a mistake in the clip. March was the first month of the year in the old Roman calendar adopted by Romulus, but it was Julius Cesar who changed the old Roman calendar and estabilished that there are 12 months in a year (the old Roman calendar had 10 months) and that the first month i January. In fact before the Gregorian calendar (that fixed a problem related to leap years) there was the Julian calendar (which for istance is still used by the Russian church).


    And there is another mistake, it’s true that Cesar was born in July but 44BC is the year of his death, 15th March 44 BC. He was born in 101/100 BC.


      Wow! It’s amazing all your knowledge, of course it’s a part of your culture because I suppose you are Italian.
      Sorry if my English is bad.


        Gregor was a pope that fixed leap year problem. Leap year was up till then every 4th year (Julian calendar). One calendar year is long 365 days few hours more etc. This few hours more gets every 4 year a new day 28 of February. But it shouldn’t get every 4 year, because of exact math. That little bit too much presented a problem after several hundreds of years. The problem was that seasons got mixed up. Like winter in July.

        Gregor fixed leap year problem with additional rules. Leap year is every 4th year unless the year can be divided by 100, then it is not leap year, but if year is divided by 400 then it is leap year again. So year 1900 was leap year (100 rule), but 2000 was not (400 rule).

        Gregor also took away few days to fix initial problem of mixed seasons.

        In video there is mistake, Gregor has nothing to do with swapping the months January and February at the beginning of the year.

        According to the Oxford dictionary: https://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2016/01/11/months-names/ “Two months were added to the end of the calendar year around 713 BC, and the beginning of the year was moved to 1 January in 153 BC.”


    yes, and that’s why one of the month was called by the name of Julius


    The another fact is that in ancient Russia the first month of the year was March despite of using Julian calendar where January was the first one. BTW, this is another mistake of the video))))


Very interesting, I don’t known the origin of their names.




Got 100, good lesson


i fail one question of the quiz and it was about latin numbers and i am not very good at it


Thx. Very useful


Good lesson and easy to understand. Thank you for uploading this lesson!




woow thats was totally new for me thanks a lot.


Щиро дякую! [shchyro dyakuyu] on Ukrainian) – Thank you so much! Usefull lesson


I really interested Jill


Thank you Gill.


Today was an interesting class of English about the history of the months. Thanks


Now I know the meanings of the months…….Thank you..


Hello Gill!

Very interesting lesson, I find this way of teaching quite educative, learning English throuhg history, this is sort of two lessons in one.

Thank you Gill, for this great video!


I am so interesting

Sang-eun You

Marvelous lesson! Gill, thank you so much for your great teachings.


Than you


thank you Gill


I got 10 correct out of 10.❃


Thx Gill, this lesson is helpful with the history =)


thank you very interesting lesson


The piece of cake. Actually who really like mythologic, (me) know about this. =)

Kayo Shin

Thank you so much, dear Gill! I love your historical lesson because I can learn so many interesting things with them. You always top expectations. Well done!

Eduardo França



Thank you so much teacher Gill. An excellent lesson. I didn´t know this before and much less in english language. My congratulations


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