GRAMMAR STORIES

А ЧТО ПРИКАЖЕТЕ ИМ БЫЛО ДЕЛАТЬ?

Samuel Paty, 47, the teacher who was beheaded in Paris Как выразить эту мысль – А что прикажете им было делать –  на английском языке? Само собой разумеется, что дословный перевод неуместен. Лучше всего найти […]

NEWS & EVENTS

BEHEADING IN A PARIS SUBURB

A man has been stabbed and beheaded in a Paris suburb. The attacker has been shot dead by police. The French anti-terrorism prosecutor has been called in to lead an investigation. France’s Interior Minister is […]

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A DEBATE? OR A DISGRACE?

The first presidential debate turned out to be a total disgrace. It lasted 90 minutes. The 90-minute war of words was fiery. Donald Trump said that Biden is incompetent. He told Biden: “You could never […]

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DONALD TRUMP WISHES PRINCE HARRY LUCK

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have filmed a video encouraging people to vote in the forthcoming presidential election. The couple did not endorse Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee. And they didn’t mention Donald Trump, […]

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NOTHING MORE COULD HAVE BEEN DONE?

Вышла в свет разоблачительная книга “Ярость” Боба Вудворда. Боб Вудворд – это тот самый журналист, который вместе с Карлом Бернстайном в своё время расследовал Уотергейт, что привело к отставке Ричарда Никсона. Книга “Ярость” основана на […]

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BATTLE FOR THE VACCINE

Nine leading American and European drug-makers promised to follow scientific standards in the race to develop an effective coronavirus vaccine. The companies, including Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, and AstraZeneca, made the promise after concerns were raised that safety standards […]

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NOBLE NOBEL

The Trump campaign released an ad this week about President Donald Trump’s nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize. But Nobel was misspelled as “Noble.” No big deal, one might say, compared to the wrong choice […]