Anglų kalba

Internet: Terminology, history, structure and growth

  The Internet is a worldwide, publicly accessible series of interconnected computer networks that transmit data by packet switching using the standard Internet Protocol (IP). It is a “network of networks” that consists of millions of smaller domestic, academic, business, and government networks, which together carry various information and services, such as electronic mail, online […]

Lithuanian basketball: pass, present and future

  In 1891 American teacher invented basketball. Year after year it became more and more popular, people played basketball in more and more countries. In 1922 Steponas Darius brought it to Lithuania. It became popular so fast, as TV after World War II. Level of Lithuanian basketball was so high, that in 1935 Lithuanian team […]

Theatre Production. Functions and characteristics of theatre

  I INTRODUCTION Theatre Production, the various means by which any of the forms of theatre are presented to a live audience. The term theatre is often applied only to dramatic and musical plays, but it properly includes opera, dance, circus and carnivals, mime, vaudeville, puppet shows, pageants, and other forms—all of which have certain […]

Olympic Games

  The Olympic Games is the world’s number one sports event. For athletes they mean a chance to win gold and glory. For all people they are a symbol of peace, hope, friendly cooperation between nations, fairness, high moral and physical standards. The Olympic Games have a very long history. They began in 777 BC […]

English topic – Smoking

  It’s said, that 70% of young people smoke or have tried smoking. Well I think that smoking is a bad thing. It’s dangerous to us and to others. Smoking causes cancer, various diseases of lungs, throat. Doctors inform us about it, but smokers don’t pay attention to it. Young people usually like imitating the […]

Cannes France. The Cannes Film Festival

  Cannes France Cannes France, is one of the best-known cities of the French Riviera, a busy tourist destination and host of the annual Cannes Film Festival. The population was 70,400 as of the 2007 census. Cannes is the home of numerous gated communities. The city is also famous for its various luxury shops, restaurants, […]

Tornadoes – the most violent of all atmospheric phenomena

  Tornadoes are an excellent example of an intense, rapid-onset small-scale hazard of short duration. Because windspeeds of up to 500 km h-1 can develop just above the base of the narrow column of helically rising air of the tornado, they are the most violent of all atmospheric phenomena. In the most extreme cases, swathes […]