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Beetle

BEETLE : A LEGEND ON WHEELS

One o f Hitler’s dreams was to increase the number of car owners in Germany, so he employed Dr. Ferdinand Potsche, the well-known construe lOr, to design an affordable and reliable car for the people. Hitler and “Potsche often had arguments, but Potsche was afraid of him, so he stayed in the project and continued his work in the Waifs burg car factory. In 1938, the factory produced the first cheap car “for the people”. It included all the characteristics that Hitler ordered. The engine was at the back of the car and it had quite a specific shape: Continue Reading “Beetle”

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Going for Gold

GOING FOR GOLD

 

Gold was probably first found on the ground and used by prehistoric man in tool-making. In ancient times, it was made into plates, cups, vases and vessels of all kinds, and of course, jewelry. The first use of gold as money occurred in Anatolia in 670 BC, but it has always been accepted as money anywhere in the world. Sailors, for example, wore a gold earring. Continue Reading “Going for Gold”

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CS:GO – Where to Buy and How To Play

CS:GO – Where to Buy and How To Play

You can buy CS:GO from a lot of places.

Stores: The first thing that comes to anybody’s mind is a store. You can head out to a store that has games, and buy a CS:GO for yourself. It’s that easy. Make sure that there is a CD key on the back of the CD that you buy. Continue Reading “CS:GO – Where to Buy and How To Play”

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The Schrankhaus: Living on twelve square meters

The Schrankhaus: Living on twelve square meters.

In the downtown areas of many cities the demand exceeds the offer for housing by far. Sharply rising rents are the result. Not only is this, that so many people in the town want to live, but also the changing living conditions: the number of single person households has steadily increased over the years. This provides architects and urban planners completely new challenges. On the construction trade fair bautec which opened yesterday in Berlin, is it currently presents an interesting concept: the only twelve-square-meter Schrankhaus wooden.

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THE MAN WITH THE GLOVES

THE MAN WITH THE GLOVES

Michael Greenberg is a popular man. He is· not famous in sports or 10 the arts, but people, especially poor people, on the streets of New York know about him.
For these poor people, he is not. Michael or even Mr. Greenberg. For them, he is “Gloves”. “Here comes Gloves,” they say when ·they see him walking down the street. How did he get that name?

Mr. Greenberg looks like any other businessman. He wears a suit and carries a briefcase, but he is different. In his briefcase there are not only papers and books but also several pairs of gloves. On cold winter” days, Mr. Greenberg does not walk quickly down the street like other New Yorkers. He looks around at people; he looks for poor people with cold hands.

That is why he carries gloves in his briefcase. He stops when he sees someone poor with no gloves and gives him or her a pair of gloves.

Every day during the winter, Mr. Greenberg gives away gloves. During the rest of the year, he buys gloves. Also, people who know about him send him gloves. He has a mountain of gloves in his apartment. There are gloves of all colors and sizes: children’s gloves, work gloves, and evening gloves for ladies.
Why does Mr. Greenberg help these people? When he was a child, his family was poor. However,
his father always gave things to other people. He thought it made everyone happier. Michael
Greenberg feels the same way. He feels very happy when helping the poor.
A. Mark the following statements True (T) or False (F).
T F 1. Mr. Greenberg is a famous actor.
T F 2. Mr. Greenberg is called “Gloves” because he always wears gloves.
T F 3. Mr. Greenberg gets all his gloves at shops.
T F 4. In his apartment, Mr. Greenberg has a lot of gloves.
T F 5. Mr. Greenberg comes from a rich family.
B. Answer the following questions.
1. What does Mr. Greenberg have in his briefcase?
2. Why does Mr. Greenberg not walk very quickly on cold days?

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Los Angeles

Los ANGELES – THE CITY OF ANGELS

Los Angeles (LA) is the second largest city, in America, It’s also home to fIlm stars, sunny weather, tall buildings and heaVy traffIc.

ACCOMMODATION
The hotels in LA are more ‘expensive than those in many other American cities, but they are clean and safe. The Biltmore and The Omni are lovely, and close to special bus stops where you can get cheap rides to various sights.

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