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Upper-Intermediate

Upper-Intermediate

Antarctica

Antarctica is the bottom of the world, where winds can reach 320 kph and temperatures can plunge below 85°C. It seems lifeless but a closer look reveals an amazing abundance of life. The coastal waters are filled with plankton and fish, and its thick ice is perforated by the breathing holes of seals. Antarctica is […]



Марина03/28/2018
Shmily

My grandparents were married for over half a century, and played their own special game from the time they had met each other. The goal of their game was to write the word “Shmily” in a surprise place for the other to find. They took turns leaving “Smily” around the house, and as soon as […]



Марина03/28/2018
You can′t live without it

It is in our bodies. It is in living things around us. It is used in some church services and in social customs. We have superstitions and sayings about it. It has thousands of uses in the world today. One of these is to flavour the egg you have for breakfast. Can you guess what […]



Марина03/28/2018
The diy route to the slopes

Skiing holidays are financially ruinous for most large families, but if you are prepared to organize them yourself, you’ll save money and get a better holiday. Skiing is like malaria: once it’s in your blood it tends to stay there. After three winters’ remission, we decided to hit the slopes again. But I had forgotten […]



Марина03/28/2018