With the development of the transportation system and some residence facilities, the world is getting smaller and smaller, and people are not restricted to live in only one area. In addition, since there are different places with diverse cultures, living standards, education environment and others, people are inclined to move
“In 1492 Columbus sailed Ocean Blue”. This little rhyme many American children learn to remember the date when Christopher Columbus “discovered” America. Was Christopher Columbus really the first person to discover the continent and return home to tell about it? Probably not, but he was the first to return to
The 2012 Summer Olympics, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, and also more generally known as London 2012, was a major international sport event, as governed by the International Olympic Committee, that took place in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. More than 10,000 athletes
Television now plays an important role in our life. It is difficult to say if it is good or bad for us. It is clear, that television has advantages and disadvantages. But are there more advantages than disadvantages? In the first place, television is an entertainment. But it is not
Много лет назад человек жил в гораздо большей гармонии с природой, нежели сейчас. Экологическая безграмотность людей приводит к уничтожении природы и ухудшает условия существования всех живых существ. Число экологических катастроф в 20 и 21 веке увеличилось, и большинство из них произошли по вине человека. Нет нужды перечислять, все, что случилось,
There are all kinds of racing in England – horse-racing, motor-car racing, boat-racing, dog-racing, and even races for donkeys. On sports days at school boys and girls run races, and even train for them. There is usually a mile race for older boys, and one who wins it is certainly
People remember the memorable events and great deeds or achievements of great people of a country by celebrating specific holidays as a mark of respect and honor. If I have the opportunity to create a new holiday in my country India, I would like to add 27th August, as one
Everyone needs at least one profession in his life. So when you begin spending sleepless nights thinking about a job and money, when you think longingly of the plans for the future it’s no doubt about it you’re ready to choose most suitable career for you. So in the world
Scotland Yard is the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police in London. To most people, its name immediately brings to mind the picture of a detective – cool, collected, efficient, ready to track down any criminal with complete confidence that he will bring him to justice, or a helmeted police-constable –
We have many holidays in Ukraine but I would like to tell about the main of them. The New Year is my favourite holiday. It is merry to decorate the New Year Tree, to dance near it and to receive presents. Then in a week there is Christmas. In Ukraine
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
I agree with the statements that the decisions that people make quickly are always wrong. Those quick decisions that people make are like bids in a gambling. Even if they have a chance to win, they are still losers theoretically. People should never make quick decisions without fully considering the
The republic of Belarus is a small beautiful country with the heroic past and difficult present. It is situated in Central Europe. The republic of Belarus borders on Russia, the Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania and Latvia. It has an area of 207,600 square kilometers and the population of more than 10
Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest planet within the Solar System. It is a gas giant with a mass slightly less than one-thousandth of the Sun but is two and a half times the mass of all the other planets in our Solar System combined.
It’s difficult to overestimate the role of science and technology in our life. They accelerate the development of civilization and help us in our co-operation with nature. Scientists investigate the laws of the universe, discover the secrets of nature, and apply their knowledge in practice improving the life of people.
Interpol, more correctly the International Criminal Police Organization, was created in 1923 to assist international criminal police co-operation. The organization”s new name was adopted in 1956, prior to which it was known as the International Criminal Police Commission. Interpol was founded in Austria in 1923 as the International. Criminal Police
I’d like to tell you a few words about education in Britain and in Russia and I’d like to start with British education system. In Britain all children from 5 to 16 go to school. There are state schools, which are free and private schools, for which parents pay. Many
Great Britain made a great contribution to the science, literature, music and arts of the world. It gave mankind a lot of outstanding scientists, writers and poets, musicians and painters. Thomas More, who lived in the 15th century was an outstanding humanist, scientist and statesman. His work “Utopia” brought him
At midnight on 31st December bells will ring out around the world to welcome the New Year. Although certain countries and religions calculate time by other calendars most countries in the world now number their years according to the Gregorian calendar introduced in the 16th century by Pope Gregory XIII.
The use of money is as old as the human civilization. Money is basically a method of exchange, and coins and notes are just items of exchange. But money was not always the same form as the money today, and is still developing. The basis of all early commerce was