Grammatik: geographische Namen

Grammatik: geographische Namen
Das SprachgenieEs war einmal ein Mann, der in allen Sprachen niesen konnte. Ich erzähle keinen Mist. Auf Französisch zum Beispiel heißt „hatschi“ „atchou“, auf Italienisch „atsi“ und auf Englisch „!“. Denn die Engländer sind so vornehm, dass sie stumm niesen.

Sternsinger von Kölner Dom

Sternsinger von Kölner Dom
Wenn um die Jahreswende allein in Deutschland etwa 500.000 Kinder und Jugendliche als Heilige Drei Könige gekleidet mit einem Stern von Haus zu Haus ziehen, dann ist dies die weltweit größte Initiative von Kindern für Kinder in Not.

December review a soutěž

December review a soutěž
Prosincová (a závěrečná) soutěž je tady! Complete these sentences using the most suitable expressions from the box. Put the verb into the correct form where necessary.Chcete vyhrát dárkový balíček v hodnotě 750 kč? Procvičte svoji angličtinu, odpovězte na otázky a výhra může být vaše. Další informace v článku.

Kate’s diary – part 12 (phrases with TURN)

Kate’s diary – part 12 (phrases with TURN)
Dear Diary,Isn’t it amazing how fast a year flies by? So much has changed since I turned up in Prague! When I arrived, everything was so new and different. Now even the carp on the streets hardly make my stomach turn, although I have to admit that it was quite a surprise to see them...

Saying goodbye – email

Saying goodbye - email
Dear all,This e-mail is to inform everyone that, as of the end of this month, I shall be leaving Lemming and Foster for new challenges and fresh opportunities.

Christmas

Christmas
When I was growing up, my family lived in the southern hemisphere. Most of the time everything was normal, but Christmas was in the middle of summer. Every year, we woke up early on the 25th of December to open our presents, then my family would get together for Christmas dinner, which we ate in...

November review a soutěž

November review a soutěž
Listopadová soutěž je tady! Complete these sentences using the most suitable expressions from the box. Put the verb into the correct form where necessary.Chcete vyhrát dárkový balíček v hodnotě 750 kč? Procvičte svoji angličtinu, odpovězte na otázky a výhra může být vaše. Další informace v článku.

WILL vs. GOING TO

WILL vs. GOING TO
Will We use ‘will’ to make offers, promises and predictions. We often use it after the verb ‘think’ to talk about the future. We also use ‘will’ when we make decisions at the moment of speaking. In spoken English and in informal written English we often use contractions (I’ll, he’ll, she’ll, we’ll, etc.). The negative...

Kate’s diary – part 11 (phrases with look)

Kate’s diary – part 11 (phrases with look)
This morning it was cold and wet so I wanted to stay inside, but Hana said we should look at an exhibition of modern art in Veletržní Palace, in Holešovice. It’s the last day of the exhibition, so I went with her. The exhibition was inside an interesting modern building next to the tram stop.

Giving opinions – dialogue

Giving opinions - dialogue
The directors of an international company in Prague are having a meeting on English language courses for their staff.