Есть множество интересных способов провести свободное время. Я думаю, каждый в какой-то степени увлекается чтением книг, просмотром телепередач, катанием на коньках и лыжах или спортом. По моему мнению, люди, которые ничем не увлекаются, скучны и неинтересны. Я люблю играть в компьютерные игры и гулять по лесу, потому что это помогает

The Dutch were the first Europeans to settle Manhattan. To protect themselves from attacks, they built a sturdy wooden wall. Although it is now long gone, this wall gave its name to a street in Lower Manhattan and the street, in turn, became synonymous with American capitalism. The street, of

The age between 14 and 17 is considered to be one of the best periods in people’s life. Grown-ups remind it with excitement and tenderness. But most teens wouldn’t agree with this opinion if they were asked. They’re sure and that’s quite true that they are overwhelmed with different problems.

About a decade ago, people were eagerly looking forward to ushering the new century-the 21st century with the hope of seeing a fresh beginning of human civilization. There is no denying that with the development of the IT industry and numerous other industries, people»s life is getting more and more

Я живу в современном многоквартирном доме в спальном районе города. Это двенадцатиэтажное здание, расположенное вдали от магистрали с детской площадкой, скамейками и небольшим прудом на прилегающей территории. Мне нравится это место, потому что оно действительно утопает в зелени, что нетипично для больших городов. Моя квартира находится на верхнем этаже, поэтому

The tradition of Maslenitsa dates back to pagan times, when Russian folk would bid farewell to winter and welcome spring. This holiday combines pagan and Christian beliefs of the Russian people. On the pagan side, Maslenitsa marked the welcoming of spring, and was all about the enlivening of nature and

We all need exercise. This is true for young people as well as for adults. Even if you don’t plan to make sports your main occupation. This is my opinion and I feel like it is true. As long as I can remember myself I was always keen on tennis.

Moscow is the capital of Russia, its political, economic, commercial and cultural centre. It was founded 8 centuries ago by Prince Yuri Dolgoruky. Historians have accepted the year of 1147 as the start of Moscow’s history. Gradually the city became more and more powerful. In the 13th century Moscow was

Venus is the second planet from the Sun, orbiting it every 224.7 Earth days. The planet is named after Venus, the Roman goddess of love and beauty. After the Moon, it is the brightest natural object in the night sky, Venus reaches its maximum brightness shortly before sunrise or shortly

On July 4 the Americans celebrate their national holiday — Independence Day. The United States gained independence as a result of gradual and painful process. By the mid 1700’s, it became difficult for thirteen British colonies in the New World to be ruled by a king 3000 miles across the

St Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It was founded in 1703 by Peter the Great as the «Window on the West». Thousands of workmen were brought from all parts of Russia to build a new city on

Jack London was born in 1876 in San Francisco His real name was John Griffit His father was a farmer. The family was extremely poor and the boy had to earn his living after school. He sold newspapers, worked at a factory. Later he became a sailor; during some time

Oscar Wilde is one of the most interesting representatives of British literature. He was born in 1856 in the Irish family. His father was an optician, an author of some books on Irish folklore. His mother was a poetess and was well-known in aristocratic society. After graduating from Oxford University

Difficult as it is to speak about ourselves, still in certain situations we have to introduce ourselves, regarding our biography, members of the family, friends and so on. So, I will try to introduce myself. First of all I would like to speak about my family, my parents, who play