About My Family
My family is not very big, just a typical family: Dad, Mom, me, my brother and sister and our cat. My Mummy is forty-one, she is a teacher of Spanish at the University. She is a born teacher. She has teaching abilities. My Dad is forty-two, he is a professional painter, he works for a design company. My parents both like their work very much.
My elder sister Natasha is nineteen, she goes to the University, she wants to be a teacher of history. She is fond of reading books on history and fiction. My younger brother Igor is only six years old, he goes to the kindergarten. He is very funny, I like to spend my free time teaching him something. Igor likes to play with our cat.
My grandparents are retired. They like gardening. They spend a lot of their time in the garden. They grow vegetables and fruits. We enjoy having fresh vegetables and green on our dinner table. I love my family very much. We always help each other. Everyone in my family is my best friend.
Моя семья не очень большая, это типичная семья: папа, мама, я, мои брат, сестра и кот. Моей маме сорок один год, она - учительница испанского языка в университете. Она прирожденная учительница. У нее дар преподавать. Моему отцу - сорок два, он профессиональный художник и работает в оформительском комбинате. Обоим моим родителям очень нравится их работа.
Моей старшей сестре Наташе - девятнадцать, она ходит в университет и хочет стать учительницей по истории. Ей нравится читать историческую и художественную литературу. Моему младшему братишке Игорю только шесть лет, он ходит в детский сад. Он очень смешной, мне нравится проводить свободное время, обучая его чему-нибудь. Игорю нравится играть с нашим котом.
Мои бабушка и дедушка - на пенсии. Им нравится возиться на приусадебном участке. Они проводят много времени в огороде. Они выращивают овощи и фрукты. Мы наслаждаемся тем, что на нашем столе всегда свежие овощи и зелень. Я очень люблю свою семью. Мы всегда помогаем друг другу. Каждый член моей семьи - мой лучший друг.
My name is ... I am seventeen (sixteen, eighteen). I live in Rostov-on-Don. My address is ... My telephone number is...
I am tall (not very tall, short, of middle height). I am thin (not very thin, rather plump). My face is round (square, oval). I have a fair (dark) complexion. My forehead is narrow (broad) and low (high). I have a straight (upturned, crooked, aquiline) nose and a protruding (round) chin. My eyebrows are bushy (pencilled), my eyelashes are thick (thin) and long (short). I have large (small) blue (hazel, black, grey) eyes. My hair is black (fair, dark, blond, chestnut), straight (curly) and long (short, not very long).
I have just left school and now I am going to enter the University (Institute). I am going to be a teacher (a lawyer). I like my future profession and I am going to do my best to become a good specialist.
I live with my family. It is large (small, not very large) and very good. We love each other very much and always try to help each other and to spend as much time together as we can. I have a lot of friends too.
I am fond of reading and playing computer games. My favourite sport is football (swimming, tennis, hockey). My friends and I often get together to play different games, go for a walk or to the disco or simply talk.
My name is Alexander. I am a student of Kostroma Technology University. I am 17 years old. I am rather tall, thin. I am well-built, to my mind. I have an oval face with a straight nose. My eyes are rather big and brown. I have long eyelashes. My lips are neither thin nor full. My hair is dark and I have a short haircut. Nowadays it's expensive to be smart and fashionable but I try to be well-dressed and neat. I have neither beard nor a moustache. I usually wear a pullover and dark trousers. I was born in January. I am a Capricorn. So I am serious but I couldn't say for sure that I am quiet. First of all, I enjoy listening to loud music. I like merry companies and parties. As for my character, I am cheerful, honest, sociable. I have a sense of humor. I like jokes. I am well brought-up and have good manners. I don't respect rude, selfish and foolish people. I hate it when people lie and can't keep their promises. I also hate it when people interrupt others because it's impossible to have a talk with them. I try to deal with people who are honest, polite, disciplined, who never lie and who always help in a difficult situation. I am a sportsman. I go in for track and field. Only sport can make people healthy, active, form their characters.
My name is Alexander. My full name is Alexander Sergeevich Slusarenko. I was born into a family of a sailor on a submarine. My family is not small. There are four of us. When I was 7, I went to school. I did well at school. I was especially good at math and geometry, but I also coped with the rest of the subjects. Thus from the point of view of my progress at school I didn't cause much trouble to my parents. But I did make them worry because I used to come home rather late. The thing is, I went swimming and our training finished at about 7 p.m. I lived far from the swimming pool, so it took me quite a lot of time to get home. When I was at school I got into the habit of reading a lot. At first I read everything I got hold of but the older I grew the more definite my tastes in books became. I took to reading historic books, books about adventures. I read a lot of technical books about computers and everything connected to them, such as mathematics, phisics, programming and so on. Now when I think about this, I come to the conclusion that I should be grateful to my parents for this habit: they themselves read a lot and encouraged my reading. I am sure books will be my friends all my life. In my last year of schooling I often wondered what I would do in the future, what sphere of life I should choose. After a number of heated discussions with my parents and friends I decided to choose applied mathematics. I think I shall make a good mathematician.
My name is Natalia. My surname is Govorova. I am 15. I was born in 1982 in Chelyabinsk. I live in a small town of Usinsk in the Komi Republic. My address is Flat 116, 19, Pionerskaya Street. My phone number is 41-5-81. I am a pupil. I go to school Number 1. I am a good pupil. I do well in all subjects. They say that I am a hard-working person. To tell the truth, all school subjects come easy to me but sometimes I have to work long hours, for example, to do lessons in Physics or Chemistry, to write a composition or to learn a poem by heart. But my favourite subject is English. I spend a lot of time on it reading books, doing tests etc. Maybe English and learning it will be a part of my future carreer. I like reading. I think comics and detective stories are much easier to read but I prefer to read novels - historical or modern. I like music. My musical tastes are different, it depends on my mood. But I think every apple is good in its season. I play the piano and the guitar, not seriously but for my soul. Sometimes I like to listen to Russian classical music. My favourite composers are Chaikovsky and Mozart. I also like Russian folk songs but I don't like rock music. I don't have much time to watch TV but sometimes I spend an hour or two watching an interesting film or a news programme. In the evening I often read newspapers (our local ones) or magazines. I like fresh air and exercise. I wish I had more time for doing sports. But some aerobics in the morning, a swimming pool twice a week, a ski-walk on a frosty day are of great help. Sport is fun. I have a wide circle of interests. I'm very sociable, so I get on very well with people. I have many friends, most of them are my classmates. We spend a lot of time together going out to the cinema or to a disco party, speaking about lessons and music, discussing our problems. But most of all I like my family. We all are great friends and deeply attached to each other. That's all about me - a person with her good and not very good traits of character, liking this and hating that. But it's interesting for me to live and to open new things.
Let me introduce myself. My full name is Andrei Andreevich Ivanov. I was named after my father and I am very happy about it. I was born on April, 7, 1981 in Moscow. I come from the family of office workers. I am an only child in the family. I am a pupil of the eleventh form of a secondary school. I'm finishing school this year. I want to enter the University of Moscow. That is why I have to study twice as hard as an ordinary pupil. I'm not only doing my best at school, I'm taking a preparatory course at the University. The course lasts for six months. We have lectures and seminars three times a week: on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. I come to the University at 5 p.m. and leave it at 8 p.m. The lectures on literature, social sciences and history are given in lecture rooms. The seminars are held in small groups in classrooms. We have classes of English too. During our English classes we read and translate texts, discuss books, listen to a taperecorder. At the University we learn a lot of useful and interesting things. But most of all I like the subject of my future speciality. I am always very busy, but when I am free I like to read books. My favourite writer is Ernest Hemingway. I like to go to museums and art galleries. My favourite painter is Rembrandt van Rijn. I have a lot of friends. But my best friend is Nick. I like to travel. My parents and I have visited many ancient Russian towns. I am on friendly terms with my parents. I am very happy.
First of all let me introduce myself. My name is Taras. I'm seventeen years old. I'm at 11-th grade. There are two more kids in the family besides - my elder brother Oleg and my younger sister Maria. Oleg is twenty-one, he attends a University, he will be a dentist. Maria is only twelve, she is a schoolgirl. I forgot to mention one more member of our family. It's our favourite poodle Tim.
My parents are not old at all. My Mum is forty, she works for newspaper. My Dad is forty-four, he is an engineer in computers. My parents love their jobs very much.
I'm doing quite well at school. My parents are proud of my marks. I go in for sports. I play basket-ball. In summer time I like yachting and windsurfing. I take part in different basket-ball competitions. In a year I shall finish my school and I have to decide what occupation to choose I have been studying English for seven years. I want to be a military interpreter. My grandparents are already retired. They like gardening and spend all their time growing tomatoes, potatoes, onions, strawberries, raspberries.
Let me introduce myself. My name is Liana. I'm thirteen. I was born the seventh of July. I'm study in the seventh grade. I live in Volsk. I have a younger brother and sister. My sister is twelve; she is studying in sixth grade. My brother is eight. he is in the second grade.
Most of my time I spend in school. I like physical training and English. I have many friends in and out of school. In my spare time I love to watch TV, listen to music. And I like to read books and draw.
More than anything, I love to travel. Last year I was with my mother and sister in Armenia. We visited museums, went to park, theater, church. My dream is to go to France. I prefer to deal with polite people. I appreciate honesty, kindness. I love meet new people, get to know their traditions and customs, their culture, to watch the sights. I also like the different styles of music.
I asked myself many times what I want to be when I finish school. I find it hard to give a definite answer. My intention is to have a successful career, to build the house of your dreams and to find someone to share all that I have in my life.