Рекомендуем:Почему я выбрал профессую экономиста
Почему одни успешнее, чем другие
Периферийные устройства ЭВМ
Нейроглия (или проще глия, глиальные клетки)
Translate the sentences into English
1. Не стоит думать, что жизнь подростков очень легка.
2. У нас есть все те же проблемы, что и у взрослых.
3. У некоторых подростков есть проблема свободного времени.
4. Конечно же, каждый из нас хочет иметь хорошую работу в будущем.
5. Наркотики – самая опасная привычка.
6. Мы можем обидеть наших друзей, даже не замечая этого.
8. a) Choose ten most important qualities of parents from those listed below. You can complete the list. Then choose five least important qualities. Explain your choice.
B) Make up a list of qualities making 1) a good child, 2) a good friend.
C) Write a paragraph about your parent(s).
D) Speak about your friend. Use the phrases given above.
What Makes a Good Parent?
Choose one problem that is important for you and write the article how to solve it. Present your article in the class.
TOPIC: The Russian Federation
1. What do you know about our country? Try to finish the sentences:
The name of our country is …
The total area is …
The population is …
The highest mountains are …
The main rivers and lakes are …
The capital of Russia is …
The official language is …
The national symbols are …
Three branches of government are …
Read the text and check your answers. Correct your answers.
THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
I am a citizen of the Russian Federation or Russia. The Russian Federation is the largest country in the world. It occupies about 1/7 (one seventh) of the Earth surface. The country is situated in Eastern Europe, Northern and Central Asia. Its total area is over 17 million square kilometers.
Our land is washed by 12 seas and three oceans: the Arctic, the Atlantic and the Pacific. In the south and in the west the country borders on fourteen countries. It also has a sea – border with the USA.
There is hardly a country in the world where such a great variety of flora and fauna can be found as in our land. Our country has numerous forests, plains and steppes, taiga and tundra, highlands and deserts. The highest mountains in our land are the Altai, the Urals and the Caucasus. There are over thousands rivers in the Russian Federation. The longest of them are the Volga, the Ob, the Lena and the Amur. Our land is also rich in various lakes with the deepest lake in the world, the Baikal, included.
On the Russian territory there are 11 time zones. The climate conditions are rather different: from arctic and moderate to continental and subtropical. Our country is one of the richest in natural resources countries in the world: oil, natural gas, coal, different ores and ferrous and non – ferrous metals and other minerals.
The Russian Federation is a multinational state. It comprises many national districts, several autonomous republics and regions. The population of the country is over 140 million people.
Moscow is the capital of our Homeland. It is the largest political, scientific, cultural and industrial centre of the country and one of the most beautiful cities. Russian is the official language of the state. The national symbols of the Russian federation are a double - headed eagle and a white – blue – red banner.
The Russian Federation is a constitutional republic, headed by the President, the country government consists of three branches: legislative, executive and judicial. The President controls only the executive branch – the government, but not the Supreme Court and Federal Assembly.
The legislative power belongs to the Federal Assembly comprising two chambers: the Council of Federation (upper Chamber) and the State Duma (lower Chamber). Each chamber is headed by the Speaker. The executive power belongs to the government (the Cabinet of Ministers) headed by the Prime Minister. The judicial power belongs to the system of Courts comprising the Constitution Court, the Supreme Court and federal courts.
Our country has a multiparty system. The foreign policy of the Russian Federation is that of international cooperation, peace and friendship with all nations irrespective of their political and social systems.
I am proud of being a citizen of Russia.
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