'Is he angry?' he asked the secretary and smiled at her, as he was passing by her desk. She did not reply. She was looking at her desk and she was busily moving some papers from one side to another. He knocked on the door, but there was no reply. Yes, his boss was angry. … Continue reading L-3: Lorka (Part 1)
I got up at five o'clock this morning. It was very early for me. I usually get up at seven o'clock, but today I had to be at work early in the morning. And I have a problem - my car is broken. The repair station will give me back my car in two days, … Continue reading L-1: How I Went to Work by Bus
There was a granny with a giant trolley entering the grocery shop right in front of me. She was one of what I call a "thinking type". As it happens ever so often, just as she had passed the entrance door, she stopped dead and went full philosopher. I couldn't pass her from the left, … Continue reading Things You See Only in Shop
It was 8 o'clock in the morning and I was waiting for my friend to call me. Two days earlier, he told me that he wanted to go to Austria and do some shopping. He asked me to join him and I agreed. I don't go shopping to Austria very often. Actually, I don't need … Continue reading L-2: My Friend is Late Again
Some time ago, I made a promise to my students, and to those who regularly visit this website, that I would create a page for beginning learners of English. Finally, I am happy to inform you that the first part of my Project School is now ready. This page is for those students of the … Continue reading L-3: Project SCHOOL
When Solon, one of the seven sages of the ancient Greece, visited Egypt to obtain some knowledge from this fabulous civilization, the high priest laughed as he said to him that Greeks were like children - they were looking, but could not see; they would hear, but could not understand. I once met a man … Continue reading Chasing the Wind
Man does not live by bread alone.