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Washington and New York

WASHINGTON Washington DC (District of Columbia) is a capital city of the USA, named after the first president, George Washington. It is home of the federal government and the residence of the president. The capital is located in a special district called „The District of Columbia“ which is not a state because it is the …

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The United States of America

Is situated in the south of North America. It borders Canada in the north, Mexico in the south and Russia in Alaska. It lies between the Pacific and the Atlantic Ocean. Alaska lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Artic Ocean. The longest rivers are: the Mississippi and the Missouri. The Mississippi is the third …

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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Geography: Britain lies off the north-west coast of Europe across the English Channel, the Strait of Dover and the North Sea. It consists of two large islands (Great Britain and Ireland) and about 5,000 smaller ones. Its neighbours are Ireland to west and France to south-east. It covers the area of 250 thousand square kilometres. England is …

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Travelling

Travelling is very popular in 20th century. Why do people travel? There are many answers and reasons. For many of us is travelling a hobby. People want to see new places, interesting people, the most beautiful buildings in the world. Many people like visiting castles, chateaux, palaces, fortresses, ruins, rotundas, churches, cathedrals, temples. We can …

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The Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a state in Central Europe. It occupies an area of 78 864 sq km and has about 10.33 million inhabitants. The head of the Czech Republic is the President (Václav Klaus). He’s elected for a 5-year period by the Parliament. The state flag consists of 2 horizontal stripes (pruh)- white on the top, red on the …

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Sports and games

Sports are one of the most popular leisure time activities. This is mainly due to fact that they help one to keep fit both physically and mentally. Such a form of relaxation as sports is refreshing, can help take off some weight. During sports events one can meet a lot of new people and see …

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Shopping

When we go shopping, we can go either to a big department store or to the shop which specializes in some extra goods, e.g.: the greengrocer sells fruit and vegetables the butcher sells meat the baker sells bread, cakes, rolls or buns the tobacconist sells cigarettes and tobacco the confectioner or sweet shop sells sweet and …

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William Shakespeare

……probably the greatest dramatist of England. He lived and worked in the 16th century in the period of the Renaissance. The Birth Was born on 23 April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. He was born at Henley Street and was one of eight children of Mary Arden and John Shakespeare. John Shakespeare was a successful tradesmen working with leather. …

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Season

Our country is situated in the temperate climatic zone. This climatic zone is characterised by changing of the seasons. We have four seasons of the year. Spring, summer, autumn and winter. Every seasons of the year lasts for three months. SPRING Spring- the first is spring. Spring stars on March 21st according to the calendar. …

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Our republic, our town

The Czech Republic is a state in Central Europe. It comes into existence with the beginning of January 1993 when Czechoslovakia split in two republics – the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic. It occupies an area of about 79,000 sq kms and its populations is around 10 millions people. It borders with Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Austria. The …

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