Astana – Астана

Astana is the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. It is the third largest city in the country with population over 800 000. 在 1999 Astana was awarded the title of the City of Peace by UNESCO.

Almaty – Алматы

Basic information Almaty was the capital of Kazakhstan from 1929 to 1997. Now it is a big commercial and cultural center of the country. It is also the most developed and the largest city with a population of more than 1 700 000 (one million seven hundred thousand) people, which makes up 9% of Kazakhstan’s total population.

Animals – Животные

We live on a wonderful planet. There are so many beautiful plants and trees and so many different animals. In this ecosystem everything is interconnected and plays its own important role. There are wild and domestic animals as well as predators and herbivorous animals.

Libraries – Библиотеки

Role of libraries Libraries have always played the great part in the development of humanity. The cultural heritage of mankind has been kept there for centuries. Throughout the history, libraries have been the centres of scholarship and art.

Scotland – Шотландия

One of the most beautiful countries Today Scotland is considered to be one of the most beautiful mountainous countries in the world. It is one of the four parts of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders only with England.

Education – Образование

Learning makes people wise, ignorance, otherwise. The importance of education in our modern society is doubtless. Today’s choice of educational establishments and professions is so wide that every person has an opportunity to become a specialist in some field.

My Favourite Book – Моя любимая книга

My favourite book is a novel “Loneliness on the Net” by Janusz Leon Wisniewski. It is a contemporary Polish author, computer scientist and chemist, sixty-one years old. He wrote a series of other books, including “Repeating Fate” and “Molecules of Emotions”, but “Loneliness on the Net” мейд him world famous.

Great Britain – Великобритания

The term Great Britain is used in different meanings. It may indicate a geographical object (the island of Great Britain) or a political object (英格兰, Scotland and Wales in combination). Very often people use it in the meaning of the whole United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland as well) and in this meaning it will be used in this topic.