People say, there is nothing to compare with a camping holiday. Personally I think it’s only for the young, and will make them appreciate home comforts. Читать далее Ways of Holiday-making
I believe that vacations should be a change. Most people like a change. Most people like a change of place; if they live in the country they like to go to a big town and spend their time looking at shop windows and visiting movie theatres, museums and art galleries; if they live in a city, they like a quiet vacation in the hills or by the sea, doing nothing but walking, swimming and lying in the sun.
When on vacation most people don’t like to do things they have to do all the year round.
The Geography of the British Isles
To the west of the continent of Europe lie two large islands called the British Isles. The larger of these is known as Great Britain, the smaller, Ireland. The North Sea and the English Channel separate the British Isles from the European continent.
The larger island of Great Britain consists of three parts: England, Scotland and Wales which were once separate kingdoms. After centuries of war at the beginning of the 18th century England, Wales and Scotland were united. In 1800 Ireland was included in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, as it was called.
Do you know what a hobby is? A hobby is what you like to do in your spare time. If you have chosen a hobby according to your character and taste, you are lucky because your life becomes more interesting and exciting.
Hobbies differ like tastes. The most popular hobbies are philately, collecting post-cards, coins and books.
Some people are interested in music. They collect records and tape recordings. And others are keen on photography.
New York is the largest city in the United States and one of the largest in the world. It is in the southeastern corner of New York State, where the Hudson River empties into the Atlantic Ocean.
Five boroughs (towns) joined together make up the city of New York. The borough of Manhattan takes up Manhattan Island. The boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens lie across the East River from Manhattan, on Long Island. The Bronx, another borough, is on the mainland, north of Manhattan and Queens. The fifth borough, Staten Island, is in New York Bay.
The ways of life in many parts of the world have changed. This is the result of changes in the weather and the climate in many parts of the world. Besides this there are great numbers of large factories, plants, electric power stations and railways all over the world.
And today there are millions of cars and lorries on the roads. So the water and the air are already not so clean. Читать далее Nature
Each person has his interests and hobbies such as reading books, watching TV, collecting something, visiting museums and other places of interest, skiing, skating, swimming, fishing, going in for sports and many others.
Visitors can look down through water 70 feet deep and count the stones on the bottom.
The water’s mineral content is very low. In this crystal-clear water some 150 types of plants and fish live — many of them found nowhere else in the world.
Sport plays a great and important role in our life.
If you want to be healthy and keep fit you must go in for sports. “If we are healthy, we are wealthy!” says the English proverb. It is necessary to go in for sports regularly, then it does our health good, gives us joy, pleasure and satisfaction. Читать далее Sport