Today the life of many young people in Russia as well as in other countries of the world is influenced by popular culture. The young follow certain stereotypes that are imposed on them through TV, movies, and music. In their lifestyle they try to imitate the images of their idols.

Halloween, name applied to the evening of October 31, preceding the Christian feast of Hallowmas, Allhallows, or All Saints’ Day. The observances connected with Halloween are thought to have originated among the ancient Druids, who believed that on that evening, Saman, the lord of the dead, called forth hosts of

There are people in this world that prefer to live on their own, to stay as far as possible for the company of other people, to enjoy the silence and comfort of being alone, without anyone to bother them. For my part, I cannot imagine my life to be like

Groundhog Day is a holiday celebrated on February 2 in the United States and Canada. According to folklore, if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow on this day, it will leave the burrow, signifying that winter will soon end. If it is sunny, the groundhog will

‘Funny weather we are having’ is a statement of the obvious we have used for generations as a greeting. When the deep cold lasts long and heavy snow and blizzards give us the shivers we replace «funny» with something stronger, such as «terrible», «ghastly». Sometimes we ask what is happening

Kazakhstan, officially Republic of Kazakhstan, has the population of 15,186,000 people and territory 2,719,500 sq km, is situated in central Asia. It borders on Siberian Russia in the north, China in the east, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan in the south, and the Caspian Sea and European Russia in the west.

There are a number of holidays, which are celebrated in Great Britain every year. One of them is, of course, New Year’s Day on the first of January. It is not so popular in England as in our country, but it is rather popular in Scotland. On that day people

The word Hobby has become very popular and clear to everybody. Nobody seems to be without a hobby nowadays. A hobby is not only philately or coins. Look up the word Hobby in a dictionary. One meaning you will find is ‘a favourite pursuit’, so, if you like to swim

Шарлотта Бронте родилась 21 апреля 1816 года. Она посещала школу Клержи для девочек в Ланкашире в 1824. Однако в следующем году она вернулась домой из-за суровых условий и после смерти двух ее сестер. В 1831 она пошла в школу в Ро Хэд, где позже работала учителем. Однако она заболела, страдала

Выбор профессии является очень серьезным вопросом, который рано или поздно касается каждого человека, особенно в раннем возрасте, и данный вопрос требует абсолютно обдуманного подхода. Здесь учитываются как личная заинтересованность каждого человека, так и индивидуальные способности. Очень важно провести тщательный анализ соответствий личностных возможностей и качеств характера с теми, что требуются

Cancer Is a mysterious sign, filled with contradictions. They want security and comfort yet seek new adventure. They are very helpful to others yet sometimes can be cranky and indifferent. Cancer has a driving, forceful personality that can be easily hidden beneath a calm, and cool exterior. The crab is

When preparing to fly, passengers are requested to arrive at the airport 2 hours before departure time. They must register their tickets, get a seat assignment, and weigh and check their luggage. Most airlines have at least 2 classes of travel, first class and economy class. Economy class tickets are

Северная Ирландия является одной из четырех стран Соединенного Королевства. Она расположена в северо-восточной части острова Ирландия и включает в себя Ратлин и несколько мелких островов. Страна омывается Северным проливом и Ирландским морем. Население Северной Ирландии составляет 1,7 миллиона человек. Северная Ирландия состоит из 26 округов и 6 графств: Антрим, Армаг,

Smoking is highly injurious to health and its adverse effects on passive smokers is well established. I, therefore, strongly favor the ban imposed in many public places and office buildings in various countries. Smoking in public places and office buildings irritates and causes discomfort to non-smokers. Moreover, the passive smokers

My native city is Rostov-on-Don. It is the capital of the Don area. It was founded in 1749. It is situated on the right bank of the river Don. In the past Rostov was a small town with small population. But now the territory of Rostov-on-Don is 380 square kilometres

Young people in the USA also have their problems and hobbies. I would like to tell about some of them. At American schools there are many different circles for schoolchildren, for example, a school literature society, sports society, and so on. Many young American people are fond of sports. They

Один из моих любимых способов проводить свободное время, тот, что мне особенно нравится — это походы в кино. И я хотел бы рассказать о фильме, от просмотра которого я получил огромное удовольствие. Он называется «Игры разума». Рассел Кроу играет Джона Нэша, гениального математика, который воспринимает жизнь через призму чисел. Джон

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