Nick Hornby is one of those writers, into whose books you get stuck, once you've started reading them. You can't do anything else until you've finished them. Wherever you go, you take the book along, so you can stuck your nose into it, every free second. His stories are, as Hugh Grant says, mostly about "male, bachelor, single London life". Hornby is a person with a fine sense of humour, and his books contain a mixture of both, cynicism and hope ... mehr
I want to give you a short speech about the football premier league of England. For those who don't know it, the premier league is the highest football class of England. Actually I don't want to mention any special teams there, I just want you to have an small impression about tradition and emotion of the league.
The English premier league is after the primera division in spain the most popular and most successful football league of Europe. ... mehr
In the USA more and more people are educated at home. About 1.9 million people in the USA get home schooling and in the UK it becomes more popular each year. It's a method which you have to take into cosideration.
But there are positiv and negativ aspects about home schooling.
For example bullying is such a problem at school, so it's a positiv aspect. Other aspects for education at home are that the family can be very flexible about ... mehr
The island state Jamaica is the third biggest island of the large Antilleses, a group of the
west-indian islands, and situated in the Caribbean sea, southern of Cuba. Jamaica covers an area of
about 10 991 square kilometres. Kingston is the capital and also the biggeste city of Jamaica. It has
got about 538 000 inhabitants. Other big cities are Spanish Town (92 400) and Montego Bay (83
There are tropical clim ... mehr
EN: Priestley - An Inspector Calls Characters Arthur Birling (Klangasssoziation zu burly = kräftig und sterling = Sterling-> brit. Währung; Geld). He's a prosperous factory owner (businessman), his first priority is to make money& get power! He strongly believes that "a man has to make his own way". He's looking forward to receiving a knighthood. He refuses to accept any responsibility for Eva's death. Sybil Birling Wants to stick to the rules, c ... mehr
1. Überblick!!!: Since 1995 the DfEE (Department for Education and Employment) is resposable for the school- and education system in the UK. They also manage the financiation for the local education authority. The english school system is international famous and is one of the best on the world. It\'s old traditions like school unifoms and gowns and theire modern school system represants the english life in a good way. At the beginning theres the ... mehr
B What they do
1. Back out of the nuclear power
2. Ecological tax
3. Deposit on cans
4. Subsidize of ecological doing
5. Establishment of nature reserves
6. Prohibition of dangerous chemicals
7. Acceptance of the Kyoto Protocol
C What they can do in future
1. Close incineration plants
2. More tax on petrol
Our planet is ... mehr
Los Angeles, Stadt im Südwesten Kaliforniens (USA) am Pazifischen Ozean und dem Fluss Los Angeles gelegen. Los Angeles ist Hauptstadt des gleichnamigen Bezirks und nach New York die zweitgrößte Stadt der Vereinigten Staaten, u. a. bekannt wegen des milden Klimas und der Film- und Fernsehindustrie
Die Gemeinde, bekannt unter dem Namen El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de Los Angeles de Poricuncula wurde 1781 von dem spanischen Gouverneur Ka ... mehr
Steam engines were the first engine type to see widespread use. They were first invented by Thomas Newcomen in 1705, and James Watt made big improvements to steam engines in 1769.
Steam engines powered all early locomotives, steam boats and factories, and therefore acted as the foundation of the Industrial Revolution.
Steam Engine Operation
The following diagram shows the major components of a piston steam engine. This sort of en ... mehr
The London Eye - the Giant Observation Wheel, became operational in January 2000. Standing proud in London's Jubilee Gardens, on the South Bank of the River Thames the British Airways' London Eye, is a focal point of the Nation's celebration of the New Century. The Wheel is the largest of its kind ever to be built, at a height of 135m (450feet) and 1600 tonnes, it is a new landmark for London, to mark the new Millennium.
People of all ages f ... mehr
Cotton was grown and used for textile purpose in the Indus Valley well before 2100 B.C., in Mexico by 3500 B.C., in Peru by 2500 B.C. and in the southwestern United States by 500 B.C. The oldest founds were dating from 5800 B.C. in Mexico. Cotton was used extensively in the Medo-Persian Empire and may have been used in Egypt as well. The use of cotton in England is mentioned in writings of the 13th century. In the USA, cotton was cultiv ... mehr
James Marshall "Jimmy"Hendrix was born in Seattle on 27.11. `42.
He was an American guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer who is widely considered to be the most important electric guitarist in the history of popular music.
Hendrix played the guitar left-handed.
He was a black man.
His ancestors had Indian and Mexican roots.
Hendrix´ childhood was at his grandmother, a Cherokee Indian. When Jimmy was 15 years ... mehr
The nickname of NJ is ''The Garden State'' but there is no definitive explanation for this nickname.
The Capitol is Trenton and the biggest city is Newark.
New Jersey is 22.608 sqkm big and there live 8,6 Mio. People.
NJ is in the east of the USA and the fourth smallest state of the USA.
It belong to the Middelatlantic states. The neighbours are: New York in the north, ... mehr
Brazil takes nearly the half of the whole continent. It borders on Venezuela in the north, on the atlantic ocean
in the east and north-east, on uruguay in the south, in the west it's Argentinia, Bolivia and Peru and
Coulumbia is the country it borders in the north-west.
With an area of 8.547.404 square kilometres Brazil is the fifth largest country on earth. Its capital is situated
in the interior. Brazil consists of 26 ... mehr
AMERICAN INDIANS When Christoph Kolumbus saw the first natives on the island Hispaniola in fourteen-ninety-two, he could not believe , that these strange-looking natures were humans. Only Pope Julius II. declared the Indians of the new world twenty years later for descendants of Adam and Eva. But thus, for the Europeans a problem had developed: how did these humans come into the new world, if they originate as descendants of the first pair of pe ... mehr
Beer is the world\'s oldest and most popular alcoholic beverage, selling more than 133 billion litres per year. Beer is one of the oldest human-produced beverages, possibly dating back to at least the 7th millennium BC (perhaps prior even to bread), and recorded in the written history of Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia.
In Europe, beer was being produced in monasteries by the 7th century AD. During the 14th and 15th centuries beer achie ... mehr
Population and lifestyle
The Industrial Revolution was one of the most dramatic changes in English society. These changes affected lifestyle, working conditions and government. As a consequence of the Industrial Revolution, Britain became one of the most important trading nations in the world and developed from a rather rural nation into a powerful, modernized and comparatively wealthy country.
At the beginning of the 18th century, about ... mehr
DAS ENDE MENSCHLICHEN LEBENS / EUTHANASIE Todeszeitpunkt: soziologischer Befund (gesellschaftliche Perspektiven, Anschauungen): -- Hirntot -- Herz-, Kreislaufversagen -- Klinischer Tod, Nah-Tod Erfahrungen (vgl. R.Moody: Über das Leben nach dem Tod; Bestseller) -- Darstellung des Todes in Filmen/Medien -- Gesellschaftlicher Umgang mit dem Tod Wo kommt der Tod /das Sterben vor? - Tabu? TOD STERBEN -- Todesstrafe: gerecht? Mittel? Abschaffung? -- T ... mehr
LK12 Englisch Death Penalty For Saddam Hussein The former dictator of the Iraq has just been sentenced to death by an Iraqi court for genocide. This mass murder is only one crime among many others he comitted. The verdict has attrackt a lot of attention these days. While the United States and Great Britain agree with the verdict, Germany, Switzerland and the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, which Saddam tram ... mehr
George Bernard Shaw · à 26.07.1856 in Dublin . 02.11.1950 in Ayot Saint Lawrence · George Bernard Shaw( Stage Name: Bernard Shaw) · Playwright, Critic in Newspaper about music, policy and social problems · Wrote ca. 65 plays and articles and continued his writing at the age of 90 until his death · Father: George Carr Shawàjobless, alcoholic, wife batterer, loutàstamped the life of his son in every way · Mother: Lucinda Elisabeth Gurly Shawàprofes ... mehr