For many adults studying foreign languages is overwhelming. We’ve been told that we can achieve perfection in a foreign language only in childhood and we justify our failures with this statement. Meanwhile, we know many people who managed to achieve perfection in foreign languages if they had the right circumstances and a real need to do so.Just seven years ago, had someone said I could bring my English to the level of native speakers with ease and communicate in Spanish, I'd never have believed it. But it so happened at that time, I had…
For many years, every morning and evening I take my dogs for a walk. The apartment block I live in is on the border of university campus.Old university campus built of a yellow brick and immersed in a park area. It is more difficult to notice the beauty of the buildings during summer, as they are heavily covered with greenery.When in the winter, especially on rare sunny days, the yellow brick walls radiate gold and in contrast with white snowdrifts, the student campus looks like unreal past century island in the modern city.I take the dogs out to the park when all the students…
In childhood we always had dogs. We lived in a private house and every other and then some cute little dog would come and stay in our garden. Wherever I went for a walk or see my friends I always took the dog with me. When I was 16 years old we moved to live in an apartment and dogs stopped to be present in my life.Ten years ago dogs entered to my life again. Doing business by that time for twelve years I've been spending too much time in the office, and that sedentary lifestyle affected my health. I played sports, but a couple of times per week…