Archive of posts published in the category: English topics

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Extreme sports (2)

Extreme sports are nontraditional sports and activities that require participants to combine athletic skill with pronounced risk. An extreme sport is a popular term for certain activities which have a high level of danger. These activities often involve speed, height, a high level…


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The Discovery of America — Открытие Америки (1)

America was founded by Columbus in 1492. Columbus fled to this country because of persecution by Ferdinand and Isabella, who refused to believe the world was round. Before Columbus reached America he cried «Ceylon! Ceylon!» because he wanted to see India. When he…

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Geographical Position of Ukraine — географическое положение Украины

Ukraine is situated in the south-east of Europe. It borders on Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and Romania. The territory of Ukraine is 603 700 км2. The territory of Ukraine is mostly flat. There are the Carpathian Mountains in the west and…

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Baikal

In the midth of a thinly populated wildness lies the foremost natural wonder — lake Baikal. It’s the oldest lake in the world — its age is about 25-30 million years. Scientists estimated that more than 1500 life forms live in and around…

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My Hobby (Reading) — Мое хобби (Чтение)

My hobby is reading. Some people think that as more and more people have televisions in their homes, fewer and fewer people will buy books and newspapers. Why read an article in the newspaper, when the TV news can bring you the information…

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Minsk

My native city is Minsk. Here I was born and here I lived all my life. Minsk is the capital of the Republic of Belarus, its political, economic, cultural and scientific center. It is an ancient city and dates back to the 11th…

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London (3)

London is one of the largest and most interesting cities in the world. Greater London covers an area of about 600 square miles and has the population of nearly 9 million people. In London today, there still stand numerous landmarks reminding us of…

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Khabarovsk

Khabarovsk is one of the largest cities in the Far East of Russia and the administrative centre of the Khabarovsk territory. The population of Khabarovsk is over 590 thousand people. Khabarovsk was a small military settlement founded in 1853 by the soldiers of…

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Bird Flu — Птичий Грип

Bird flu is an infectious disease due to a type of influenza virus that is hosted by birds, but may infect several species of mammals. It was first identified in Serbia Montenegro in the early 1900s and is now known to exist worldwide.…

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Choosing an Occupation — Выбор профессии (2)

I originally became interested in the law during my 9th form when I realized that my skills as a writer, speaker, and leader — as well as my powers of logic — would probably serve me well in a legal career. That is…