Мой город Воронеж – My city Voronezh

Very long ago on the river Don Peter the Great has put the fortress which has become an exit to the Black Sea. Since then the fortress has developed, grown in size, and gradually has turned to the large centre […]

Asteroids

Quick quiz: How many planets orbit our Sun? If you said nine, you’re shy by several thousand. Scientists consider asteroids to be minor planets – some are hundreds of miles wide (and seldom round). Orbits Most, but not all, orbit […]

Твір з англіської мови Vinnytsia

Вінниця – місто, розташоване на берегах Південного Бугу, і є обласним центром з 1932 р. Місто займає площу в 6100 гектарів. Число жителів складає 391 700. Місто складається з чотирьох районів. Уперше в історичних документах згадується в 1363 р. як […]

Hammer Horror

Horror was also a popular genre in the 1950s English cinema. Hammer Films began in 1934 as a small studio specializing in commercial genre movies, then moved into a series of taut noir films in the early 1950s, many with […]

Francis Ford Coppola (1939)

Born in Detroit back in 1939, Coppola attended 22 schools in different parts of the USA because of his musician father’s travels. When he was eight, he contracted polio and spent almost a year in bed, his legs paralysed. “I […]

Learning Foreign Languages

Протягом багатьох століть люди вивчають іноземні мови. Люди в Європі почали вивчати іноземні мови в 11 столітті. Відомо, що Ярослав Мудрий знав багато іноземних мов. Але в ті часи вивчення іноземних мов було привілеєм багатих людей. Сьогодні мільйони людей в […]

Shakespeare’s works

Shakespeare’s literary work is usually divided into three periods. The first period of his creative work falls between 1590 and 1600. Shakespeare’s comedies belong to the first period of his creativ work. They all are written in his playfull manner […]

Clever Poor Man

One day a poor man was riding along the road. In the afternoon he was tired and hungry, so he tied his horse to a tree and sat down to have his dinner. A rich man came to that place […]

Спорт в нашей жизни – Sport in Our Life

Люди всего мира любят спорт и игры. Спорт оздоравливает людей, держит их в форме, делает более организованными и дисциплинированными. Некоторые люди занимаются спортом ради здоровья, а некоторые – профессионально. В каждом городе много стадионов, спортплощадок, бассейнов, футбольных полей. Практически все […]

ART – MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES

One calls the art the memory of the nation. It connects us with earlier generations, with the history of our own nation and the whole civilization. With the help of the art the person can be formed and the best […]

Обычаи и традиции в США – American Customs and Traditions

У каждой нации свои обычаи и традиции, свой стиль жизни. В Европе есть люди, которые прожили в своем доме и проработали на одной работе 20, 30 или больше лет. Но это не американский стиль жизни. Американцам нравятся перемены, они называют […]

The Lumière brothers

Four frames from the Lumière brothers’ brief comedy L’Arroseur arrosé (Tables Turned on the Gardener, 1895). The brothers Louis and Auguste Lumière are generally credited with making the first commercial breakthrough in combining the photographic and projection device into one […]

Anton Chekhov

My favourite writer is Anton Pavlovich Chekhov. In my opinion, he is the greatest Russian dramatist and short-story writer. I`m never tired of reading and rereading his plays and humorous stories. Chekhov was born in 1860 in Taganrog. In 1879 […]