Country Studies

30 09, 2021

The Gherkin

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Sights of London: The Gherkin Develop your reading and speaking skills. Level B1/B2 The Gherkin is one of the most distinctive buildings in the City of London. It is London’s most widely recognized example of contemporary architecture. It is also known as 30 St Mary Axe. This 41 floor skyscraper has a height of 180 meters

28 09, 2021

Largest City of Scotland

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Glasgow, Largest City of Scotland Read to find out some interesting facts about Glasgow, the largest city of Scotland. Level B1 Glasgow is the largest city of Scotland with almost one million inhabitants. It lies only 50 miles from Edinburgh, near the west coast of Scotland, but most people would agree that the two cities

26 09, 2021

City of Manchester

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British Cities: Manchester Read and find out some facts about the city of Manchester Level B1 The city Manchester is one of the most dynamic and one of Britain’s largest metropolitan conurbations. A conurbation is an extended urban area, typically consisting of several towns merging with the suburbs of one or more cities. This city

3 09, 2021

Visit London

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Welcome to London Would you like to visit London some day? Level B1 Read the text and speak about the capital of the UK. Everybody kmows that London is the capital of Great Britain. Besides, it's a leading cultural, education and financial centre of the United Kindom. London is one of the most visited cities

14 08, 2021

Belfast Northern Ireland Capital

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Read about Belfast Northern Ireland Capital City Hi, I'm Ruslana and today I’d like to tell you some information about Belfast Northern Ireland Capital  Belfast, the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, stands at the head of the the wide Belfast Lough, the inlet of the North Channel on the eastern coast of the island,

14 08, 2021

Cardiff the Capital of Wales

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Cardiff, Wales' Largest City Hi, I'm Katia. Would you like to know some interesting facts about Cardiff the capital of Wales? Cardiff the capital of Wales is the largest city in Wales. It is situated near the mouth of the river Taff, which flows into the English Channel. The site was first occupied by a

12 08, 2021

The City of Edinburgh

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Edinburgh, a Jewel in Scotland's Crown Hi, my name is Liza and I'd like to share with you some interesting information about the capital of Scotland. Scotland is a country in the United Kingdom to the north of England. The two largest cities in Scotland are Glasgow and the city of Edinburgh. Edinburgh is the capital city

23 05, 2021

The United Kingdom Political System Briefly

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Learn about the political system of the UK in brief The UK state structure is very complicated but let's try to speak about the United Kingdom political system briefly. The United Kingdom is a parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy. This means that while a monarch is the head of state, he/she is not the

13 04, 2021

Eugene Paton

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Eugene Paton, a scientist whom we take pride in One can name many outstanding scientists in Ukraine, but I'd like to tell about the man, whose name is known all over the world. This is Eugene Paton, an outstanding scientist in the field of bridge construction and welding, the founder of the Institute of Electric

6 02, 2021

I Love Ukraine

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Why do I love Ukraine? I asked my students to write a short essay Why Do I Love Ukraine? Here is the result of their creative work. Diana Each of us has his or her own reasons to love our motherland. I have been living in Ukraine since my birth, in a small but very