Английские топики по теме: Великобритания

The common ideas people have about the weather in Britain are: “It rains all the time, it’s very damp”; “There’s a terrible fog in London, just like in Sherlok Holmes’…”, “The sun never shines in July or August”. Britain has a variable climate. The weather changes so frequently that it is difficult to forcast. It… Read Article →

The British Parliament is the oldest in the world. It originated in th 12th century as Witenagemot, the body of wise councellers whom the King needed to consult pursuing his policy. The British Parliament consists of the House of Lords and the House of Commons and the Queen as its head. The House of Commons… Read Article →

Pubs can be found in every town or village. Social life for many people has centred on the pub for many years. Opening and closing times are decided by law. Pubs in England and Wales close at 11 p. m. And ten minutes before closing time, the barman shouts, “Last orders!” When you go into… Read Article →

BRIAN CARTER, a student, is not happy with entertainment in Britain. “British audiences can be interminably irritating with their frequently snobby, haughty and smug attitudes” It is perhaps ironic that it should be possible to write about what is irritating and loathsome about entertainment in Britain; entertainment is supposed I to be diverting and enjoyable… Read Article →

Almost every nation has a reputation of some kind. The English are reputed to be cold, reserved, rather haughty people. They are steady, easy-going and fond of sports. There are certain kinds of behavior, manners and customs which are peculiar to England. The English are naturally polite and are never tired of saying “Thank you”… Read Article →

London is very rich in museums and art galleries. If you are fond of painting you`ll go to the Tate Gallery. A rich sugar manufacturer Henry Tate founded it in 1897. There are about 300 oils and 19000 watercolours and drawings. There are many works by the English painter William Turner there. Most of his… Read Article →

If you arrive in Great Britain you`ll hear the word “tradition” everywhere. Englishmen have sentimental love for things and traditions. They never throw away old things. In many houses in Great Britain they have fire-places and though their bedrooms are awfully cold, the English people do not want to have central heating because they do… Read Article →

If you want to know more about the history of life of different countries you must study there traditions. English people carefully keep up their traditions. Many of them are connected with the capital of Great Britain – London. Thus every night the traditional ceremony of the keys takes place at the famous London Tower…. Read Article →

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