The Republic of Chile is a country of contrasts and extreme beauty, with attractions ranging from the towering volcanic peaks of the Andes to the ancient forests of the Lake District. There are a multitude of very good parks, and plenty of opportunities for fine adventure travel. Chile is justly famous as the location of Torres del Paine, considered by many to be the finest nature travel destinations in all of South America.
Chile ist located ... mehr
System of checks and balances
In 1787 leaders of the states gathered to write the Constitution-a set of principles that told how the new nation would be governed.
- wanted a strong and fair national government.
- also wanted to protect individual freedoms and prevent the government from abusing its power.
- believed they could do this by having three separate branches of government: the executive, the legisla ... mehr
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Großbritanniens beträgt 244 110 Quadratkilometer. Die Hauptstadt und zugleich größte Stadt ist London.
Die maximale Längenausdehnung Großbritanniens beträgt circa 1 260 Kilometer; der nördlichste Punkt ist Out Stack vor Unst auf den Shetland-Inseln, der südlichste ist Saint Agnes auf den Scilly-Inseln. Die maximale Breite beträgt 670 Kilometer zwischen Lough Melvin im Südwesten Nordirla ... mehr
\"The Simpson's\" were created by the cartoonist Matt Groening in 1987. At first it was a 30-second spot for \"The Tracy Ullman Show\" on FOX. A total of 48 shorts were produced over the first three seasons, and Bart is the only character who appeared in all 48. The response to the spots was positive so, that FOX made a half-hour Christmas special on Dec. 17, 1989. Since Jan. 14, 1990 \"The Simpson's\" is a regular TV-Show.
Now the series a ... mehr
The latin name is (Aquila chrysaetos), but the stoneeagle is also named goldeagle because it´s the most majestic species of all birds of prey.
The Stoneeagle has dark- and goldbrown feathers and at his tail he has some goldbrown stripes and his neck is yelllow-brown and the deckfeathers of the tail are white.
The stoneeagle has a beak, tharp clows and very big sharpness eyes. ... mehr
The well-sleeping princess
Once upon a time, there was a prince who wanted to marry a princess. But he wanted to marry a real princess with long blond hair, beautiful dresses and a castle where she lived in.
There were a lot of princesses in the country and they all gave him overwhelming presents. One gave him a trip to Disney Land in Paris, another one gave him a big yacht and another princess gave him a black Jaguar. But all that w ... mehr
The Novel "Fahrenheit 451" is written by Ray Bradbury. The Title " Fahrenheit" means the temperature which book burns. The place of action isn't clearly described, it is somewhere in the USA. The time of action is in the 24th century. The novel is about a fireman named Guy Montag, whose life changed as he steals a book from a woman's house. It is forbidden to read or to posses books. Montag the main character's job is to burn books. On his way ho ... mehr
§ 1998 was the warmest year in the warmest decade in the warmest century of the last millenium.
§ In global terms, 2002 was the second warmest year since records began over 350 years ago, and was 1.1ºC warmer than the average in England. It is already clear that 2003 will be in contention as one of the hottest years ever.
§ By the end of the 21st century two out of every three summers may be as hot a ... mehr
Devolution in Wales Arguments for devolution: . The culture of Wales is not shared elsewhere in the United Kingdom. The people in Wales think, that it would be wrong if they have to accept the laws, decisions and rules etc. made in London. . The dispersion (=Zerstreuung) of power out of London to the regions would be democratic and fair. The government in Wales would only make decisions for the people who live in Wales and could concentrate on th ... mehr
We want to tell you about a film which is called Jurassic Park. It is a action film. The movie base on the novel by Michael Crichton. Steven Spielberg directed and produced Jurassic Park. Spielberg is one of the well-known and succesfuls directors. Besides (Außerdem) he produced and directed films like E.T. (The Extraterrestrial), Jaws (Der weiße Hai), Schindlers List and the second part of Jurassic Park (Lost World).
The main actors in ... mehr
Trees absorb carbon dioxide and emit oxygen.
CO² warms up the planet by absorbing radiation.
Many scientists believe that the earth is getting hotter because of industrial pollution.
This is the greenhouse effect.
This kind of pollution puts more carbon dioxide and other heat absorbing chemicals into the atmosphere.
If there is a rise in temperature, sea water evaporates more easily and this causes more CO² pollution.
CO² poll ... mehr
Next summer my family and I are planning a trip to California to visit some relatives. I know California is very interesting country there are many things I would like to see. The Golden Gate Bridge is very famous. It is 1.7 miles long and every day 120.000 vehicles cross the bridge. If you drove southbound, you must pay $3. The speed limit on the bridge is 45 mph. The next place there is interesting is Death Valley. It is the hottest place on ... mehr
-15th prez of the US, prez during the Civil War
- born Frebr. 12th, 1809 in Hardin County, Kentucky
- mother Nancy Hanks is described as \'intelligent, deeply religios, kindly, and affectionate\' but \'Illiterate\' as his father.
- second child
- at the age of 9, his mother died
-> 12 yo sister had to care for household
- early showed his leadership qualities
- was put in charge of a mill an ... mehr
Why people take drugs for the first time ?
The "Weak Personality" Theory : Some people believe that people take drugs because they have a weak personality and because they are inadequate in some way. This theory says that drug-takers take drugs in order to escape from their problems .
The "Evil Pusher" Theory : This theory says that people take illegal drugs because a pusher tricks them into trying drugs so that he or she ... mehr
-664 England accepted papal control
-1534 series of anti-Catholic acts abolished papal authority
-1634 Catholics emigrate to America, because of Anti-papal legislation
-1829 Catholic Emancipation Act assured Catholics of all political rights
-1830-41 Oxford movement led to revival of British Catholicism ->Roman Catholicism increase in Britain
-1850 Rom ... mehr
simple present I am
simple past I was
past perfekt I had been
present perfekt I have been
future 1 I will be
conditional 1 I would be
conditional 2 I would have been
Es ist personalpronomen (hilfsverb) + to be
es gibt auch noch going to future!!!
simple present passier jetzt in diesen augenblick
simple past ist schon passiert und abgeschlossende zeit
past perfekt ist vor der abgeschlossenden zeit
From the late \'50s a vehicle, a personal carrier emerged from the Eastern part of Germany which became the symbol of Eastern transportation. That\'s the Trabant.
This car, which originally wasn\'t destined to be a car, created one of the biggest mistakes in automobile history. In the \'50s, when cheap transportation was all the rage throughout Europe and small motorcycles, mopeds were the only means of transport, another idea existed for an i ... mehr
Now im telling you something about the children who lived in great britain during the 19 th century while the industrial revolution! so the industrial revolution wasnt happy for the most if the children because they had to work in mills ,coal mines or othe factorys ! the conditions were very bad and often the children dies of hunger ,inflammations,psychological problems,colds or crips! the children who worked in coal mines had to work the hole da ... mehr
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1. wenn Nomen im allgemeinen Sinn gebraucht werden
2. wenn an den Zweck einer Institution (Unterricht, Gottesdienst, usw.) oder an die Verkehrsverbindung gedacht wird (...mit dem Auto...)
3. wenn Monate, Wochentage oder Mahlzeiten im allgemeinen Sinn verwendet werden und als immer wiederkehrend angesehe ... mehr
Scotland is one of four constituent nations which form the United Kingdom. He forms the northern part of the island.
Scotland is 78,768 square kilometre in area and it has 5.2 million inhabitants. The official language is English, although Gaelic is spoken, primarily in the North and West of Scotland. The Scots language, which has many similarities to English, but also draws on French and Gaelic is also spoken. Gaelic is the language of the ... mehr