Nowadays people seem to read newspapers mostly. Many people are fond of reading detective stories or spy thrillers. I myself prefer books about politics, history, travel-books and biographies. It is my dream to become a student of the department of foreign languages and to be able to read the books
Speed, excitement, danger. You can find all these in the different extreme sports that have become popular last 10 years. Take bungee jumping. You jump off a bridge and you fall and fall, and then, just before you hit the ground or water, an elastic rope pulls you back. In
Every city has one or more zoos. For a while, people think that a zoo is no useful purpose. If I were faced with this issue, I would think that zoos are useful. In the following discussion, I would like to reason and provide evidence to support my viewpoint. The
Our classroom is situated on the second floor of our school building. It is very light because it has three big windows and the walls are covered with light green wallpaper. The windows look to the south that’s why in spring and early autumn it can be quite hot. From
Moscow is the capital of Russia. It was not always the capital. In ancient times the capitals of Russia were also Kiev and Novgorod. After Peter the Great built Saint-Petersberg it was the Russian capital. And in the XX century during the Civil war first Soviet government moved to Moscow.
It is necessary to say that great contribution to the development of the world science and culture, literature, music and painting was made by the Russian people. The names of Russian scientists and writers, poets, composers and painters are world-famous – Pushkin, Lermontov, Chehov, Levitan. This chain can be endless.
A friend of mine is my former schoolmate. Her name is Ann. She lives in a nice cottage. It’s a stone house. In front of it there is a green lawn and a flower bed with roses. In the yard they have a garage. The house is not very large.
They say that “Life is a big headache on a long noisy road.” This statement truly explains life nowadays. Life in the twenty first century is full of stress. From dawn to dusk, everyone has to go through a rigorous schedule. Even children are not exempt from this rush. Everyday
Употребление наркотиков серьезное заболевание современного общества, оказывающее губительное влияние на целые группы населения и отдельные семьи по всему миру. Но что гораздо страшнее, большой процент употребляющих наркотики – это молодые люди, неспособные осознать риск, которому они себя подвергают. Каждый год употребление наркотиков выливается в миллионы заболеваний и несчастных случаев. Употребление
Some people may believe that going to classes should be optional, but I really disagree with them about it. I do not understand how a university student can expect to learn much knowledge if he does not attend classes. Although self-study is a good way to acquire knowledge, students, I
The USA is the most powerful and highly developed country of the world. It is situated in the central part of the North American continent. Its western coast is washed by the Pacific Ocean and its eastern coast is washed by the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. The
Getting a job is a very hard period in the life of most people. Companies choose an employee from hundreds of candidates according to special rules, that is why there are special “typical” factors, influencing on employer”s choice. Among such factors are: age, sex, experience, family background and marital status,
Этим летом я сдаю выпускные экзамены. Что касается моей будущей профессии, я могу сказать, что уже сделала свой выбор. Я хочу быть преподавателем иностранного языка. Работа учителя иностранного языка чрезвычайно разностороння. Обучение языку – первостепенная задача. Но что гораздо важнее, на уроках иностранного языка обучающиеся учатся думать. Кроме того, преподаватель
The Great Barrier Reef on the coast of Queensland is a garden underthe sea. There are 1,400 different kinds of fish, and more than 300 kinds of coral. Tropical fruit and flowers grow on the beautiful islands. It’s not surprising that more holiday-makers come to Queensland every year. Tasmania, the
The State Tretyakov Gallery is one of the best-known picture galleries in Russia. It takes its name from its founder Pavel Tretyakov, a Moscow merchant and art connoisseur. In the mid-19th century, Tretyakov began to collect Russian paintings. He visited all the exhibitions and art studios and bought the best
In the modern society, people are taking a fresh look at whether companies should offer employees job security for their entire lives, since many businesses are now realizing that job security make employees less motivated to work and this leads to less profit for the company. Even though job security
Have you ever walked in a forest? How good it feels to breath the cool fresh air! Every one should admit that forests are very important to our life. But forests are disappearing quickly all around the world. We should act now to save them. Forests are essential in protecting
We talk to various people from different countries about their attitudes about TV. Does TV educate or stimulate? Or it is a drug or tranquilizer used to control the population. There are some views, e. g. “TV has been the greatest instrument of social democracy in Western European socialites”, –
Ireland is an island on the west side of Europe. The capital of Ireland is Dublin. There are about 5 million people in the Republic of Ireland. It is a small country but a lot of people know about it. In many countries there are Irish priests and nuns. People
When did man first begin to think of space travel? Man began to think of space travel in the second century A. D. At that time a Greek, Lucian of Samos, wrote a fantastic story about a man who was carried to the Moon by a storm. In his second