Chicago — the biggest city, which is situated on the West of the United States of America.
Through Chicago, two rivers flow: the Calumet and the Chicago River, which every year on the holiday «the Saint Patrick’s Day» becomes green in its color. (далее…)
Давно не выкладывала вам топиков — мини-текстов на разные темы с переводом и полезными фразами. Сегодня текст об известной американской кинокомпании, название которой мы слышим и видим при просмотре практически каждого второго американского фильма.
Almost every one of us knows the American company «Columbia Pictures» as a famous television studio and film company, which became the biggest Hollywood studio due to the Harry Cohn’s presidency. (далее…)
USA Political System
The United States of America is a federation of 50 states and one district — District of Columbia. The capital city is Washington D.C. Each state is different from all the others. It has its own state government, laws, education, taxes and customs. (далее…)
Las Vegas is the largest city in Nevada which is famous for its night life. Nightclubs, casinos, hotels, resorts and many other entertaining industries form the economy of the city.
The first European expedition to the Southern Nevada headed by Rafael Rivera took place in 1821. The aim was to explore the valley and to open up a trade route between New Mexico and California. (далее…)
If you ask someone what the American traditional food is, he/she will most probably answer “fastfood”. However, that is not true. Like America itself, American food is a mixture of different countries and cuisines. It is partially Italian, partially German, partially British and so on. (далее…)
There are more than 50 national parks in the USA. All of them are amazing and unbelievable areas; however, there are some of them that are considered to be the best ones.
Our first stop is Califronia where you can visit Yosemite National Park. It is situated in valley which you can view from the Glacier Point. In addition, the highest waterfall of North America and world’s tallest granite monolith are placed in the park. (далее…)
The Grand Canyon is one of the most famous places in the world. It is located in the USA in Northern Arizona. People from different countries come to see the colourful landscapes and to feel the atmosphere of the Grand Canyon that amazes with its sizes. (далее…)
The Statue of Liberty is one of the most famous monuments of the USA. The people of France gave the Statue to the people of the US in 1886 in recognition of their friendship. The statue is situated on the Liberty Island in New York.
It is the statue of a woman with the torch in her right hand and a tablet evoking the law in her left hand. She also wears a crown with seven spikes that symbolize the light of liberty shining on the seven continents. (далее…)
New York is one of the most famous cities in the world where many great monuments and buildings are situated. Empire State Building is one of them. It has 102 floors and it attracts thousands of people every day because it has an observatory on the 86th floor from which the whole city is seen.
The Empire State Building is situated in Manhattan on 5th Avenue. It is a place of work for more than 25.000 people. It also used to be the highest building in the world for many years. It was built during the Great Depression at the time when it was difficult to find a job. The construction of the building itself supplied Americans with many jobs. The skyscraper was a symbol of hope that one day America would become strong again. (далее…)
Each American wants to have a good health. Everybody knows that Americans are a very healthy nation. They do not only do many sport activities, but also consult a physician in time.
No matter if they have a splitting headache, a sore throat, backache or pain in the stomach, they always call a doctor in order to avoid serious consequences. The doctor usually prescribes medicine and puts on medication.
The USA has a health care system of high quality. You should be aware that the majority of medical institutions belong to businesses and different organizations in the private sector, and the American nation owns only a fifth of American hospitals. (далее…)