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Presentation714 Words / ~ pages Dangerous Obsession N.J. Crisp The play encourages us to question ourselves and our interpretatio­n of reality. It forces us to think about the lies, social lies and twisted stories we all tell. 1. The Author Norman James Crisp, was born in 1923 in Southampton. He has written novels, plays and TV series. His pseudo detective story was a success in the West end. 2. Contents The action takes place in the conservatory of the home of Sally and Marc Discroll. Sally is a rich, but frustrated, hard drinking housewife. Her husband Mark, to the opposite is the reckless, intolerant, egoistic but respectable middle-class businessman. Barrett, an old acquaintance appears in the conservatory and wants something of Mark. John Barrett is a desperate husband, who wants to take revenge for his wife. He wants Mark to confess his guilt for the accident,…[show more]
Presentation1.702 Words / ~6 pages The History of England - First invaders: 1.) Peaceful Celts 2.) Romans 3.) 450 warlike Angles Saxons and Jutes (from the Western Germanic tribes) 4.) Vikings 5.) Normans à all these cultures melted into race - In 5000 B.C. (Stone Age) the first inhabitants (Iberians – original population – Celts) came to England – the beginning of the New Stone Age – Neolithic Age. At this time the whole land was really swampy[1]. - 2500-1500 B.C.: Bronze Age: Stonehenge was build up by the Druids (Celts, Iberians), the hidden people - 500 B.C.: Celts came from Gaul[2] (settlement) – big wave of sttlers - 55 B.C: Caesar took revenge because the Celts supported Gaul (Bellum Gallicum) - 43 – 410 AD: Claudius conquered the South of England - 450: the Anglo Saxons conquered Britain and divided it into 7 Kingdoms:…[show more]
Presentation1.332 Words / ~6 pages The History of Ireland & The Conflict in Northern Ireland Contents 1. First invaders – Republic of Ireland 1 2. IRA 4 3. December the 6th 1921: 5 4. Important sights in Ireland (Ireland Trip ) 6 5. Irish Literature – short overview 6 1. First invaders – Republic of Ireland ~ 6000 BC: The first people, who arrived at the island, came from the European mainland - 400 BC: Celtic tribes controlled Ireland – they suppressed and assimilated[1­] the inhabitants and established a Gaelic civilization. - -5th century: St. Patrick brought the Christianity, the Roman alphabet and Latin literature to Ireland - By the beginning of the Christian Era, Ireland was divided into five kingdoms- Ulster, Munster, Connacht, Leinster, Meath. - Vikings arrived in 795 and established Ireland’s first towns (cork, Limerick, Dublin, Waterford) - Vikings plundered…[show more]
Presentation1.702 Words / ~6 pages DRUGS Turn on, tune in, drop dead? GO ASK ALICE (biography) Alice was a little girl at the age of fifteen. She had a lot of friends, who admired her a lot because she was really pretty and she was always good at school. Even the teachers liked her. When she entered a room, she lit up the whole place. She seemed to be the happiest little girl in the whole world. The girl had the ability to make everyone laugh. Alice had wonderful, thoughtful parents, who helped her as well they could. Her plans for the future were to have a good job, to get married one day and to found a family. But the truth was that she was a very sad, young girl. She really didn’t like her life, she didn’t like herself. Inside she was scared and doubtful. When Alice looked in the mirror, she only saw an ugly, little, plump girl with weird (freaky) hair and a potatoe-nose.­…[show more]
Presentation889 Words / ~ pages CANADA True statements : 60% of Canadians live in the country. Only 50% of the population have English as their mother tongue. 80% of all Canadians live near the border with the United States. Father Christmas is a Canadian citizen. The fifth largest Canadian city by population is Ottawa, the Capital. 50% of the world’s fresh water is in Canada. Canadians Indians (the first inhabitants) were only given the vote in 1960. Vocabulary: we got hooked like something so much you get addicted to it a gun-toting (schießwütig) culture the kind of place where everyone carries a gun laid back relaxed a West Coast feel it seems like California redneck (Landpomeranz­e) a person who behaves in a very provincial way boonies (Einöde) places in the wilderness one-horse towns small towns with nothing in them psychotic having a mental illness…[show more]
Presentation198 Words / ~ pages Being Fifteen 1 )Important phrases - I used to + Inf. - I never/did not used + Inf. - aber: to be used to + Gerund - we both used to + Inf. - neither of us - I was surprised to hera that - I’d choose , because he/she looks - I think he/she is probably - I like people who are 2.) Vocabulary: Friends - generous[1] - sensitive[2] - not competitive[3­] - ambitious[4] - self – confident - intelligent - not selfish[5] - punctual - honest - courageous - helpful - patient - thoughtful[6] - lively - humorous - good at sport - good listener - tolerant - mean[7] - ungenerous; unwilling to share or to give - tolerant – accepting people’­s behavious even if you do not like it - aggressive – always ready to quarrel or attack - polite - having or showing good manners and consideration­[8] for others - shy – nervous or fearful in the…[show more]
Presentation1.119 Words / ~ pages MULTI-CULTURA­L BRITAIN Many cultures in Britain: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland were separate kingdoms in former times. Today they form the basis of British culture. In any of the big cities are many other cultures represented, whose diversity enriches all aspects of British life. Britain’­;s history had always “foreig­n” influences, through conquest, trade, migration, travel, asylum and empire. London is home of 37 different ethnic groups of over 10.000 people. Therefore it’s the most cosmopolitan city in the world. In London are ethnic “villag­es” but there are no ghettos. London’­s ethnic minority population is 23% of the cities total population. The largest single group originates from the Indian sub-continent­. There are also people from Pakistan, Bangladesh. They…[show more]
Presentation770 Words / ~ pages Romy and Julian (written by Cilve Duncan) In general enormous amount of influence today: -magazines -media -internet -television People (especially young ones) feel the need to belong, to be a member og a group, of a trend- to be in and cool, our modern life is a “life on the fast lane” We’re all looking for values, for ways of (self-) expression, but the help of society and media is very often rather superficial Today for many youngsters their image, their idol (Music, film) is the most important thing. They’re living in a virtual world of computer games, cyber-relatio­nship­s and of pseudo. beliefs (sects, cults) and drugs. Actual anchors (philosophy, beliefs, and self-image) and personal individuality are replaced by external style. What’s important is what they do and say, not their image. This…[show more]
Presentation1.036 Words / ~ pages Too violent to watch Important vocabularies: - People who commit violence: murderer, robber, gunman, burglar, thief, mugger (Straßenräube­r), criminal - Adjectives describing these people: fierce (Kämpferisch)­, deadly, evil, brutal, criminal, cruel - Violent actions: wound, strangle (erwürgen), knock down, stab, murder, mug (ausrauben), rob, attack, rape, beat, shoot, steal Macho culture is blamed for violent Britain Parents, the Government, local councils and voluntary organisations help to creat a non-violent society. What happens in the early years, and in particular in the family and in schools, is the biggest influence on attitudes to violence. The Commission is of the opinion that physical punishment against children should be made illegal. They want to suggest[1] better measures to prevent bullying and…[show more]
Presentation714 Words / ~ pages WHEELS This car was travelling along Turn up the volume. The man/woman was probably The next thing was that They crashed into They were badly hurt/seriousl­y injured/kille­d. The car overtook him. He was awfully shocked when he found out that He was humming (summen, brummen) to himself. Five experts speak about the reasons why so many road accidents occur: Dr. John Palmer: Today every motorist is trying to be better and go faster than the others around him. The car is a symbol of your success. People wish to be more powerful and to be first, which is a consequent of our instinct for self-protecti­on. The education of children, both at home and in school, promotes a strong sense of rivalry. We should educate our children to be more cooperative and less competitive. Alan Marshall: Thousands of people die on our roads every year. People show…[show more]
Specialised paper6.829 Words / ~1 page Häresie oder wahrer Glaube? Der Kreuzzug gegen die Katharer in Südfrankreich (1209-1229) Abstract The instinct of searching for the truth, how everything did come about, finding the right ways of morality and placing them within a grid of values of different schools of faith, has constantly drawn intense interest by different socio-cultura­l groups. The mere existence of theological schools of thoughts inherently leads to subjective conceptions, interpretatio­ns and hence deviations within a wider faith community. Not unlike other religions, the Roman Catholic Church has experienced a struggle between followers of a very dogmatic and a more heretic interpretatio­n of the religious laws. This paper therefore tries to shed light on the heretical chatars in the sparse part of France, that once were very popular there and…[show more]

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