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Zhytomyr is a historic city in the North of the western half of Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Zhytomyr Oblast. Zhytomyr is a major transportation hub. The city lies on a historic route linking the city of Kiev with the west through Brest. Today it links Warsaw with Kiev, Minsk with Izmail, and several major cities of

Belarus – Белоруссия (Беларусь)

Belarus is a country in Eastern Europe. It borders Russia to the east, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Belarus is the largest European landlocked country. Main facts Minsk is the capital of Belarus. There are two official languages in Belarus – Belarusian and Russian. The Dnieper is one of the

My Future Profession

Centuries ago there were only a few jobs: people were farmers, bakers, butchers or salesmen. Today there are thousands of different kinds of jobs, and new ones are constantly appearing. And the problem of choosing the future profession has always been very important and difficult matter because it determines our future life in many ways. It is one of the

London – Лондон (3)

London is the capital of Great Britain or the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is an old city, its history counts more than two thousand years. London is both the capital oi the country and a huge port. London is situated upon both banks of the Thames, about forty miles from the mouth and is divided

My favorite book ‘Pride and Prejudice’

This is probably one of the book that I know the length and the breadth of it. I don’t remember how many times I’ve re-reread it. I’ve watched all the most popular screen version of the novel. It doesn’t depend on movie format it can be a full motion film or a soap opera. This creation by Jane Austen has

Book of child’s mind

Have you ever think about to compose a story or novel? My childhood was very bright thanks for my great fantasy. I just took any book even without imagines and think up funny stories in my mind. And I was proud of my ability to “read” real serious literature and later as i learnt to read spelling i decided to

At the theatre

I will never forget my first visit to the Bolshoy Theatre. It was ages ago, but this stands out in my memory quite vividly. My mother bought two advance tickets for a matinee performanceof the ballet “Sleeping Beauty” by Tchaikovsky. We came to thetheatre long before the performance began. A sign at the entranceof the theatre said “full house”. Many

My Day – Мой распорядок дня

It is very useful for me to have a daily schedule because I have a lot of things to do every day. It helps me find enough time for all my hobbies. I always know how much free time I have left every day. My daily schedule: 7.00 I get up. 7.05 I brush my teeth, have a shower and

Cultural Life of Youth – Культурная жизнь молодежи (2)

How do young people spend their spare time? What leisure activities do they prefer? These and other questions were asked in a sociological survey. The results of the opinion poll conducted among young people living in big cities and in the country add up to the following hierarchy of pastimes: music in combination with such forms of group activities as

Health and diseases

People nowadays are more health-conscious than they used to be. They understand that good health is above wealth. To be healthy we should avoid different bad habits that can affect our health. In my opinion, smoking and drinking too much alcohol, are the worst ones. It’s common knowledge that smoking and drinking can shorten our lives dramatically. Smoking, for example,