Last time I went on a walking tour was last summer. My friends and I decided to go and find some picturesque place on the bank of the Siversky Donets. You know there is a fine pinewood on its banks. So we took all necessary things for sleeping and cooking

The British Parliament is the oldest in the world. It originated in the 12th century as Witenagemot, the body of wise counsellors whom the King needed to consult pursuing his policy. The British Parliament consists of the House of Lords and the House of Commons and the Queen as its

Managing the government spending properly has always been a concern for all countries in the world. Some nations spend a lot of money on outer space explorations, while others focus on providing the basic needs for their people. As far as I am concerned, I believe that governments should spend

The purpose of the Civil War was to restore the Union of the Individual states and to preserve the Constitution. However, Congress was determined to make emancipation the primary issue of the war. Just before the outbreak of the Civil War, two issues faced the nation. The first was the

Newspaper is one of the most important mass media of communication in modern world. The press always focuses public attention on all the most important questions of social, economic, scientific and cultural life. Most newspapers in our country come out daily, besides there are some weekly newspapers too. Many newspapers

My favourite singer is Michael Jackson. I like his songs very much because they are full of energy and very melodic. I also like the way he dances. There were nine children in Michael’s family. They lived in a small fourroom house. Later he lived in a house which has

Tre common ideas people have about the weather in Britain are: “It rains all the time, it’svery damp”; “There’s a terrible fog in London, just like in Sherlok Holmes’…”, “The sun never shines in July or August”. Britain has a variable climate. The weather changes so freq uently that it

We have four rooms in our house. But my favourite one is our study which is the biggest room. It is full of wonderful things: books, pictures, collections of coins, a video and computer. There is a very old writing table in the study. My great granddad bought it in

A: I have a reservation. My name is John Sandals. B: May I see your ID, please, Mr. Sandals? A: Certainly. Here it is. B: Thank you. Do you have a credit card, Mr. Sandals? A: Yes, I do. Do you accept American Express? B: Sorry, sir, just VISA or

Halloween is a festival that takes place on October 31. In the United States children wear costumes and masks and go trick-or-treating. Many of them carve jack-o’-lantens out of pumpkins. Fortunetelling and storytelling about ghosts and witches are popular activities. Halloween developed from new year festivals and festivals of the

Cambridge is one of the best known towns in the world and it can be found on most tourists’ lists of places to visit. Cambridge is famous for its university, which started during the 13th century and grew steadily, until today there are more than twenty colleges. The oldest one

Most people like to leave their places on holidays. Some prefer a quite rest in the country or at their dachas. Others go to the seaside and enjoy swimming and sunbathing on the golden beaches of the South. A lot of people are crazy about travelling and feel great visiting

My native town is Chita. The Chita Region is in the south-east of Siberia, in Zabaikalye. Its territory is about 430000 sq. km. Zabaikalye is far away from the big economic centres of the west of the country, but it’s close to the Russian Far East. The Region is a

From my point of view, there are many factors affecting whether to choose an item made by hand or by machine. The main factor to make a judgment is whether we use the item for our daily life or for collection and decoration purposes. For items used in our daily

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