LESSON 8. THROUGH VISITORS'EYES
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My first impressions about the country would be the beauty and cleanliness everywhere. And people would impress me with their hospitality, generosity, patience and tolerance, intelligence, fun-loving and a great sense of humour.
Стр. 294 ynp.2 a)Listening.
Стр. 294 упр. 2 b) Listening.
Стр. 294 упр. 2c) After listening exercise.
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Стр. 294 упр. ЗЪ) с) Listening.
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individuals and have their own traits, Belarusians have many characteristics in common. They are extremely sociable and hospitable people. Compared to the people from western countries Belarusians are not materialistic but it doesn't mean that they don't like good things and clothes. Not many people think of shopping as a leisure activity. Belarusians possess the strong sense of community. Belarus is a country that throughout its history has suffered many hardships. There is a high respect to for education and culture. Most houses and apartments have a large number of books and conversations are often about complex and intellectual topics.
Dacha plays an important role in lives of many people. They enjoy going out to the countryside every weekend.
Belarusians are very generous while celebrating a special occasion they spend large sums of money.
But among all these positive traits some negative ones can be pointed out. Sometimes Belarusians are impolite and even rude. This careless attitude can be especially noticed on public transport, at work and at customer service. Nevertheless Belarusians are open, warm-hearted, fun-loving and generous.