Обычаи и традиции в Великобритании – Customs and Traditions in Great Britain

Почти у каждой нации есть своя репутация. Англичане считаются холодными и замкнутыми. В действительности у них спокойный, легкий характер, и они любят спорт. Но эти утверждения не могут быть универсальными. Великобритания состоит из Англии, Шотландии, Уэльса и Северной Ирландии. Между […]

До войны – Before the war

They lived in a small village of the Soviet Union. Their house was not big, but very beautiful and cosy. There was a big garden around this house. They usually walked and worked there. When Misha was seven, he went […]

Holidays in Great Britain

Every country and every nation has own traditions and customs. It’s very important to know traditions and customs of other countries. It helps to know more about the history and line of different nations. English are proud of their traditions […]

There is no bad weather, there are bad clothes

Englishmen say “There is no bad weather, there are bad clothes”, it means that they like all the seasons, all kinds of weather. Every season is good in its own way. Each person likes this or that season. It depends […]

The Climate of the British Isles

The position of Great Britain gives it a temperate climate. Britain lies in the eastern part of the Atlantic Ocean. It is surrounded by the sea which makes the climate warmer in winter and cooler in summer. The Gulf Stream […]

What about heart attacks?

When I started running seven years ago, I could manage only about a quarter of a mile before I had to stop. Breathless and aching, I walked the next quarter of a mile, then I jogged the next quarter of […]

Jules Verne (1828- 1905)

In 1958 an atomic submarine, the “Nautilus”, made history by sailing under the polar ice cap and crossing the North Pole. In a book written about 100 years ago another “Nautilus” cruised under the ice cap at the South Pole. […]

When in Rome, do as Romans do

When going abroad to different countries with various cultures and religions one should tolerate and accept not only laws and regulations, but also unspoken rules of people behavior. Moreover, one must act according to these very rules, so as not […]

Моя биография – My Biography

Позвольте представиться. Мое полное имя – Наталья Николаевна Иванова, конечно, это звучит чересчур солидно для девушки моего возраста. Я родилась 7 мая 1980 года в деревне Бакино Чутовского района Полтавской области. Два года тому назад наша семья переехала в Полтаву, […]

Wim Wenders

Wim Wenders’s early films include the allegorical murder drama Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter (The Goalie’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick, 1972) and the equally cerebral Alice in den Städten (Alice in the Cities, 1974), about an epic case […]

Климат и природа Канады – Climate and the Nature of Canada

Канада занимает северную часть Севере – Американского континента. Страна омывается Тихим океаном на западе, Атлантическим океаном на востоке и Северным Ледовитым океаном и его морями на севере. Поэтому климат и природа Канады очень разнообразны. Северная часть находится в субарктической и […]

My Favourite TV Programme. Моя улюблена телепередача

Моя улюблена телепередача “Поки усі вдома”. Моїм батькам і братові вона теж подобається, так що ми дивимося її всі разом. У цій програмі ми зустрічаємося з цікавими людьми. Вони розповідають нам про себе і свою роботу, знайомлять із членами своїх […]

Enrico Caruso

The famous Italian singer Enrico Caruso sang in many countries of Europe. He visited Russia, France, Germany, Spain and many other countries. Everywhere he was a great success and his name was well-known all over the world. Caruso knew that […]