Существует достаточно много национальных эмблем Соединенного Королевства, которое состоит из Англии, Шотландии, Уэльса и Северной Ирландии. Каждая страна имеет своего святого покровителя и цветочную эмблему. Национальный цветок Англии – роза. Она была принята в качестве эмблемы со времен Войны Роз. Это название гражданских войн, имевших место с 1455 по 1485

Что касается моего любимого актера, должна сказать, что я почитатель и преданная поклонница таланта Тима Рота. Мне доставляет большое удовольствие смотреть фильмы с его участием. Тим Рот – английский киноактер и режиссер, известный по ролям в таких фильмах как “Криминальное чтиво”, “Четыре комнаты”, “Планета обезьян”, “Невероятный Халк” и “Роб Рой”,

The United Kingdom is very small compared with many other countries in the world. However there are only nine other countries with more people, and London is the world’s seventh biggest city. When you travel about the country you can see how the scenery changes right in front of your

I am really fond of sport. I like tennis, swimming, figure skating, football, valley-ball. However, my favorite sport is soccer. I like football both in our country and in foreign countries. I think that this game is very strict and tough. There are many popular football-players, for example: Paolo Maldini,

There are two types of animals. We know wild animals. They are those that live in the woods, jungles and in the fields. They are: foxes, tigers, wolves, elephants, hares and so on. And there are animals that live near the people. They are called domestic animals. And some of

If you want to buy stamps, postcards, envelopes, to send a telegram or money order, to subscribe to newspapers or magazines, you have to go to the post-office. At some post-offices there is a special window where you may pay your rent, telephone, gas and electricity bills. Yesterday, I had

English people celebrate Christmas and Scottish people celebrate New Year. That’s why New Year’s Day is celebrated by very few people in the South of England; but in some parts of the North, and everywhere in Scotland, it is a family holiday. In England families and friends gather on Christmas

There are many interesting and noble professions. I want to be a doctor. It is an interesting profession. I understand that it is necessary to study a lot to become a doctor. I also understand that this profession requires great responsibility because it deals with the most precious thing that

Я встретил своего первого лучшего друга, когда мне было семь лет. Он был примерно моего возраста и жил в соседней квартире. Моя мама была первой, кто рассказал мне о нем. Она сказала, что у людей, въезжающих в соседнюю квартиру мальчик примерно моего возраста. Я не мог дождаться нашей встречи. Расти

I was born and spent all my life in my native city – Arkhangelsk. Arkhangelsk is the administrative, industrial and cultural center of Arkhangelsk region. It is situated on the banks of the Northern Dvina, not far from the place, where river flows into the White Sea. If you want

Late in the 16th and the first half of the 17th century Britain became the centre of the development of science and materialistic philosophy. It was an age of experiment and new thought changing men’s ideas of the world. It was the time when English classical school of political economy

Big Ben is one of London’s best-known landmarks, and looks most spectacular at night when the clock faces are illuminated. You even know when parliament is in session, because a light shines above the clock face. The four dials of the clock are 23 feet square, the minute hand is

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