On May 9, the people of our country celebrate the anniversary of their great victory in the Great Patriotic War against fascist Germany.
The Second World War was a grim trial for the Soviet people and their army.Displaying unprecedented courage and heroism the Soviet soldiers defended every inch of the Soviet soil.
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I study in an English Secondary school. It is called so because English is paid much attention to.
When we have English lessons the class is split into three groups, so there are ten or twelve pupils in each group.
We have English five times a week. Some subjects are taught in English. They are English and American Literature, the Theory of Technical Translation, Applied Economics.
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I would like to tel you about Thanksgiving Day.
It was in November 1620.
A small ship “The Mayflower” left England. After 7 long weeks the people on “The Mayflower” saw land at last. It was America.
Soon the settlers found the place to build their village there. In January 1621 there were already 2 streets in this first English village in the USA. And they called that place New Plymouth. Читать далее Thanksgiving Day
International Women’s Day had its origin on the East Side of New York in 1908.
Just as May Day was born in the heart of the class struggle in the 1880s so was Women’s Day in the struggle for the rights of working women in 1908.
The women of the East Side-immigrant mothers in crowded-tenements and underpaid workers in firetrap sweatshops were agitated by Socialist Women to fight for votes for women and to join the newly formed needle trade unions. Читать далее March 8
The American Flag
Lately I’ve visited the United States with a group of teachers and students from my school.
I was greatly surprised how Americans honour and treat their flag. The red-white-and-blue flag of the United States is known as “Old Glory “or the “Stars and Stripes.” Читать далее The American Flag
More than 50 years have passed since the end of the war, but Victory Day is the Most Sacred Holiday in Our Country.
The Great Patriotic War was the most difficult trial for the Soviet people and their armed forces. The Soviets rose up in arms to defend their motherland and the entire country became a single military camp. The Soviet soldiers defended every inch of the Soviet soil displaying unprecedented courage and heroism. Читать далее Victory Day is Sacred Holiday in Our Country
The University of Pittsburg
There is an air of great expectation here in the US. We are just through with Halloween fancy dress balls, but the season of holidays is in full swing. Thanksgiving Day is coming. And now that we are on the subject, let me tell you more about American holidays that impress foreigners so much. Читать далее A Letter from America (Thanksgiving Day, other holidays)