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Natalija 4 April, 2013 - 13:14

Hi, Demy;)
I agree with you that Russian could be very useful. I haven't heard for Hatico film yet, I suppose it's sad because it made you cry... My favourite film is Breakfast at Tiffany's, because it's romantic, but funny at the same time. I like all Audrey Hepburn films.
I'll watch Интерны, it could be very interesting, because I haven't watched any Russian series so far.
I value people if they are sincere, loyal and good persons. I don't like people who tell lies, and I don't like cheaters.
I learn about this site on Serbia British Council site. They wrote about this site and I decided to join here. And I'm having a great time here;). It's a really amazing site, and it can really help us to learn English better. I don't have an account on You Tube, I was never interested in videos. What about you?
Yes, of course, I like sweets. But I don't eat it very often because it's not good for our health and teeth. My favourite sweet is chocolate. And the cake I like the most is sacher cake, made from a lot of chocolate;). What're your favourite sweets?
What is one of your favorite quotes?If you could learn anything, what would it be?
Looking forward to your answer;).

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Demy 3 April, 2013 - 20:22

Hi Something nice :)
I am very glad, that you like Russian, but it's very difficalt language. One of the most hardest language in the world. But it can be veru useful, because Russian language it's native for million people all around the world. And I am happy, that you like cheese ;)
I can see, that your favourite serial it's ''Gossip girl'' ;) My favourite film it's ''Hatico'', because it's first film, that makes me cry... Did you watch this film? Do you like it? What about serial I like '' Интерны'' ;) It's russian serial, but I adviced you to watch althout one episode of this funny (very very) serial. I like it :)))
I complitely agree with you about other people opinion, so it's not very importaint for me. I can hear only opinion of my dear persons.
Me too II like to go outside of city. I hope, that I will go soon ;)))
I have several questions for you: What qualities do you value most in the people? How did you learn about this site? Do you have account on YouTube? Do you like sweets?
I am waiting for your answer :)

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Natalija 3 April, 2013 - 13:29

Привіт, Demy!
I hope I wrote it correctly;).I'm glad you like Serbian, I've started to learn some basic Russian words, like меня зовут etc. I have a friend who studies Russian at school, we go to the same class, but we study different languages. She helped me a little to understand Russian. I didn't know that Molitva is popular in Ukraine, nice to know that;).
I like cheese a lot, I eat it very often, esp mozzarella.
I don't watch TV very often, only on weekends and I usually watch some interesting TV emissions, on National Geographic, or History channel. In my free time I like to watch MTV and Fashion Show. I also like to watch some series, my favourite is Gossip girl, an American series. I've been watching The Boarding School(El internado) recently. It's a Spanish series, and it's very exciting. If you like thrillers and dramas, you'd like this series. And you can also hear native Spanish;).
Do you have any favourite TV series? It's great you went to X-factor concert, I haven't watched that show, but I've heard it's really nice.
I think it's good to have your parents like the biggest influence. Who can give you a better advice or more love than they do? ;)The biggest influence on me was my aunt. I like her a lot and we used to spend a lot of time when I was little. I basically grow up with her.
I agree with you that we shouldn't follow other people, and yearn to be like them. We should have an individual style. I don't have kumir, but I like to take some good features from successful and nice famous people, like Kate Middleton, Audrey Hepburn etc. What's your favourite film?
I don't care for other people's opinion. I think it's the most important to do things in your way, without thinking of what others could say, because it can just sabotage you. But of course, people should still think of their reputation and not to do things that would destroy it.
I like to go outside of the city, esp in the nature. I have a summer house nearby the city, and it has a splendid nature. I like to go there for weekends, but only in summer and spring, because it's very cold there in winter. I'm looking forward to go there the next week.
Looking forward to your answer;).

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Demy 2 April, 2013 - 19:53

ћао, Something nice :) You see I already start to learn Serbian ;)))
I have read the comment, that ellen have wrote... Lower "secondary osnowna serednia shkola'' (Середня основна школа) it's in Ukrainian and ellen don't know Ukrainian.... What's up? ;)))
So my top for six for Eurovision it's Ukraine, Azerbaijan Cyprus,Sweden, Greece, Serbia . I really like them, especially Ukraine ;) It's was so unpredictable :))) I am very glad, that you like this song :) And I am really happy by knowing the fact, that you have listen ''Кукушка'' and ''Oстров любви''!!! And I know by heart this song ''Molitva''. It's really very popular in Ukraine! I even didn't know, that it's was Serbian song! But thanks to you, now I know...
From the competition in 2013 refused the representatives of Portugal, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovakia and Turkey (yes I know about it) :(
Mutually!!! I like Mediterranean kitchen the most!! I think it's the most good food in the world not only for you and me , because it's always fresh and very very testy. Yummy... Also I like Chinese food. It's very light and not hard for stomach. I have Chinese friend. She like to cook and she make it perfectly, so I like to go in her home to test her native Chinese food :) It's hard to believe, but I started to like this food only after meeting this girl. I have tried Chinese food in restorans, but it's was not testy, so I like only home made :) I have tried to find good place, but I don't found yet :(
Yes, I like fruits and vegetables. Especially fruits. And you? But my favourite food product it's cheese!! Without it, i really can't live... So I like to test new cheese, especially from different countries. My favourite kind it's Halloumi. It's Cyprus cheese. It is made from a mixture of goat and sheep milk, but sometimes contain cow's milk. And what about you? Do you like cheese?
I don't like TV. I watch it really very seldom. I watch only news ( sometimes) and X-factor (it's my favoutite show ;) Besides, only some days before I went to the concert of them ;) It's was great:) And what about you?
I think, that the biggest influence on me were by my parents. They give me everything concerning even my character ;) Yes, it can be tritely, but it's true. Also my best friend, because from her I am take some good features :) I haven't kumir or ideal. I don't think, that it's right to try to be like someone, even if it's superstar. And do you have kumir? Is it important for you other people opinion? Do you like going outside of the city? Do you make it often? Looking forward to your answer ;)

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Natalija 1 April, 2013 - 14:30

Hi, Demy;)
Spaniards, just like people at Cyprus and Italy, like to make everything step by step. I suppose it's common for Mediterranean countries;). I also like to do things in that way, planning everything out in details.
Wow, it seems you have travelled all around the world;). It must be very exciting. I haven't been in all the countries you have visited, only in Israel, Turkey and Italy. You have right about Moscow, I've heard there isn't a lot of green, but it's still a metropolis, with so many things to visit. I'd like to go there as soon as possible.
I'm sure you'd like Spain and England-terrific countries.
I like your views of happiness, I'm glad we share almost the same opinion. People should live the life without any hesitation.
I haven't listened to all Eurovision songs, but I've listened some of them, and there are very nice songs. I like Bonnie Tyler's song Believe in me; I find it's the best song Britain has ever had. Than Denmark has a great song, as always. I like Ljubav je svuda by Moje tri, Serbia;). But it seems it doesn't have the best predictions:(. Anyway, I like Russian song, it's one of the best Eurovision song I've listened so far. And I was really chuffed when I heard song Gravity by Zlata Ognevich. I like almost all her songs, esp The Kukushka and Oстров любви. I've understood almost the whole text of this song;). I'm glad you have recommended me those songs, they are really awesome. I think that this year winner could be Denmark, Russian, Ukraine or England. That's my opinion. I remember Ukraine won Eurovision contest once, in 2004, I think, with Ruslana's song Wild dances. And Serbia, too, with song Molitva(The prayer). I really like watching Eurovision contests, there you can listen to really nice songs.
Did you know that Turkey has given up the Eurovision contest? I'm disappointed, they've always had great songs. What're your predictions about Eurovision?
My favourite dishes are fish and the sea fruits. I like the Mediterranean kitchen the most, but I like French kitchen too, esp the French breakfast, which contains of croissants and white coffee. I don't like Chinese kitchen at all, it's too extravagant for my taste. I eat pizza sometimes. And I like to eat a lot of fruits. I could eat fruits the whole day, esp strawberries and grapes. What do you like to eat the most? Do you like fruits and vegetables?

Do you like watching TV and what do you usually watch?
Who in your life has influenced you the most? How did they do it?
Looking forward to your answer:).

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Natalija 31 March, 2013 - 19:32

Hi, Ellen;)
I didn't know that Ukrainian is one of the subjects at schools in Azerbaijan. It's very nice language;). I learn French and English at school, but some schools have German, Russian, Spanish or Italian. I also learn Latin language at school and I find it very boring, but it's only for two years. I'm looking forward to lose that subject the next year;).
We have almost the same subjects in school; I have Serbian, English, French, Latin, psychology, history, biology, geography, art(music and drawing), physical education, IT, maths, physics and chemistry. My favourite subjects are maths, physics and English. What're your favourite subjects?
I want to be an architect one day, it's my dream job since I was 10. What about you? What's your dream job?
I like traveling a lot; I have an itchy feet and I like to travel all around the world and to explore it. Do you like traveling? What's the most interesting place you have visited? I have the best impressions about Spain.
I prefer outdoors work, but if I become an architect, I'll have to work a lot in an office. Working indoors could be very stressful and boring, but architecture is a creative job and I like it. Do you prefer outdoors or indoors work?
I'm very communicative person and I enjoy talking to people. Sometimes I perhaps look shy, but although shy in the appearance, I'm very outgoing. Are you an introvert or an extrovert? It seems to me that you're very agreeable and outgoing girl;).
I prefer working alone, because it gives me freedom to do things completely in my way, and I don't have to listen to other's opinion, but some situations requires team work, for example, school projects, but I still think it's better and more stressful to work alone to in a group. Are you a team worker?
Some questions for you:
Do you like planning things out in detail or to be spontaneous?
If you could learn one random skill, what would you learn?
Who's your favourite celebrity?
Looking forward to your answer...;)

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Demy 31 March, 2013 - 19:16

Hi, Something nice ;)
I am very glad, that you have answered me! Me too I like Spain, especially Barcelona and it's seems to me, that Cyprus have some similarities with Spain ;) Because it's very warm and beautiful countries. As you can see we are similar even in choosen best counry for living ;) It's cool! I have'nt been there, but I would like to. It's will be great possibility to study Spanish there. And do Spanish people like to make everything step-by-step, like in Cyprus? (people there like to say σιγά σιγά, that translated as slowly - slowly ) Because I know, that in Italy it's the same ;)
I was there and I really like this country. And I don't know person, who can think different from me ;) Everybody like Italy! There it's very comfortable climat and beautiful architecture. My favourite it's, of course, Coliseum. Their language it's also very nice ;) I think after exams I can go there again. I already start to weit.
I often come in my country's neighburg it's - Russia. If to be exact it's Moscow. I like this city, but I concider, that Kyiv is more beautiful ;) Home is home :) There is a lot of huge buildings and shops (like in Kyiv), but there is not so many green. It's real megapolis, but not for me. But anyhow I like to spend time there, because it's abroad, but you can speak your native language ;) Many Ukrainian people live there...
Also I was in Israel, Turkey, Germany, Greece and Belarus. I like this countries and each of them is beautiful in its. I want to come in near future maybe in Spain and England. I hope my dream will come truy as soon as it possible ;)
The most appreciated for me in my future it's to be healthy (and all my relatives and friends), have nice family and husband (of course ;) enjoing career, to be important for somebody and to have though one best friend, to whom I can tell everything, thay I have inside my soul. I am very glad, that now I have some people like this and it's very important for me. I think, that life is only one and you should live like you would like to live ;) So you,(everybody) should appreciate every moment and every minute of life so than later, in old age, you not to spare anything, and proudly tell your grandchildren that I lived a happy and interesting life ;)
Do you like Eurovision? What country will win this competation in your opinion? What is your favourite dishes?
I am waiting for your answer :)

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ellen 31 March, 2013 - 17:33

Hello Something nice.
Azerbaijan education system is like Serbia . However, there are a number of amendments.
1.Go to kindergarten until the age of 5-6.
2.Primary school until the age of 6-10.
3.Secondary education lasts until the age of 10-17 years. Lower secondary osnowna serednia shkola middle school is for scholars aged 10 to 17, following which they may qualify for their lower secondary school leaving certificates. The curriculum includes the Ukrainian language and literature, a foreign language, algebra, biology, chemistry, geography, geometry, history, physics, music, art and physical education.
4.After the selection of students under the age of 17, and their professional study at the univercity.If students do not go on to upper secondary school, then they may opt to study further at own expense at a vocational secondary school. Programs take up to 4 years to complete, and result in a hierarchy of technical qualifications that fit them for a meaningful working role in Azerbaijanian society.
I have so much on the education system. Ask why you are interested. I am a coeval with you. . What profession do you want to have in the future?

Do you like to travel?
Do you prefer to work indoors?
Do you like talking to people?
Do you prefer to work alone?

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Natalija 31 March, 2013 - 14:23

Hi, Demy;)
I can notice our character is almost the same;).
Thanks you for sharing your experience of life at Cyprus. I've never been there, but I'd like to go. My uncle was there several times and he has the best impressions. I've saw some photos of him and the nature was really splendid. I think that the best thing of living there must be the climate. You wrote it's hot there and I think there is nothing better to sunny day, and if people are nice and kind, what to wish more?;)
I think that every country where I lived has something especial. But I consider Spain the best. Perhaps because I spent there the most of my time. I could even say it was the time of my life. I lived in Barcelona and people were so kind and agreeable. I liked the people there, the climate was Mediterranean and winters weren't cold at all. I like their music, dance-flamenco, food and lifestyle. Barcelona also has amazing architecture monuments, built by Antoni Gaudi, my favourite architect. It was really easy to adapt to life there. My friends at school were so nice to me and we became close in few days. I miss Barcelona so much, but I'm looking forward to visit it this summer.
Life at Paris is great and romantic, but awkward at the same time. You can see so many odd things there. For example, Chinese in a skirt, transvestite in so colorful leggings, people eating in the street, lying next to river Seine. etc. I've saw one building that is so narrow that I was wondering how people can actually live there. In Paris the youth gather at the stairs at church Montmartre and wait the night to watch Paris in its' full light. They sit there to the morning. They really enjoy in the life... Paris is so romantic...
Do you have some nice impressions from traveling abroad?
I think that for happy life, we have to fulfill all our wishes. I've read once somewhere that a human can be happy only if he had fulfilled his childhood wishes. I think that we shouldn't take life for granted, and we should be happy with what we have. We should appreciate all that God gave us, but still to yearn for higher aims. For a really happy life I want to live in some nice, agreeable place, next to kind people, who love me and appreciate me. I think friends are really important and I'd like to have as much real friends as possible. I think we should really enjoy in life and dedicate ourselves to things we like to do. A man can't be happy if he hadn't make himself successful at all life fields. For real happiness, I want to have family, friends, career, health and little pleasures, like traveling etc. What are your views of life? What could make you really happy?
Waiting for your answer...

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Natalija 31 March, 2013 - 13:43

Hi, Ellen!
I'm glad to read your comments again;).
I like Rihanna, too. She has many nice songs, but my favourite ones are Diamonds and Where have you been. It's great that you like drawing, it's very creative hobby. I used to draw earlier, but I don't do that anymore.
I don't think English is a very difficult language. It just, like the all languages, requires a lot of effort and time, but after a certain time spent studying it, you can easily make yourself understood. I like English a lot and I've been studying it for 10 years at school, but I think that my biggest improvement was the last year. My English teacher says me that I've put my English on a very high level.
I'm blonde hair and tall(170 cm). I've got the Persian cat, and I like him very much; he's like the member of my family. Do you have any animal?
I like to read a lot, and I'm always trying to read as much as possible. I like Russian classics, like Ana Karenina and Crime and Punishment, but I've been reading the American and English literature recently. My favourite American book is The beautiful and damned, by Scott Fitzgerald, and my favourite English books-Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte and all book of Agata Kristi. I like Charles Dickens, too. He was my favourite author when I was 12.
What're your favourite books?
In my opinion, there are many good jobs. It depends from person to person. But first on my list is architecture. It's my dream job and I think it's great because it contains of both art and maths, and I like maths a lot, but I can still be creative. I think I'll be an architect one day. I think that being a lawyer is also great. You can defend people at the court, you can fight for the justice, but it's a stressful job, too. I know that because my grandfather is a lawyer. Sometimes is very difficult to be a lawyer, because you have to have a lot of patience, but it's still a great job. I like acting, too. It's very creative and as an actor, you can get to know more about people, through different roles. And writing, of course. It's great to be a writer. I like to write short stories in my leisure time, and I've even started to write a roman. What profession would you like to be occupied with in the future?
Educational system in Serbia is very good. We have eight grades of a primary school, and four grades of a high school. I'm attending the second grade of high school. We have to study very hard if we want to get good grades. I'm an excellent student and have all 5's(grades are 1,2,3,4,5; 5 is the best), but it takes me more than five hours per day to study. We have too much subjects(15) and sometimes it's very hard to make it, esp when you participate at some competitions. I participate at competitions at English, history and maths and sometimes it's hard to study for school and for competitions.
I think we learn a lot of irrelevant things, and we don't focus on one thing, but learn plenty of things and it could be very hard to remember all that informations. I'd like to have more practice, for example, laboratories would be really great to use our knowledge. Teachers are really kind are willing to help you at every moment. We don't get too much homework, but we learn a lot at school. During one maths class(it lasts for 45 minutes) we do too much tasks and I think we should treasure quality above quantity. But above everything, I still think that our educational system is good, because we can get knowledge of versatile subjects and to make it really good at university.
Could you tell me something more about educational system in Azerbaijan?

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Demy 30 March, 2013 - 19:01

Hi, Something nice!!!
I am very glad, that you have liked my joke and my style of clothes ;) Thanks.
So I can definitely say, that now our countries have the same fashion problem :))) It's problem coming from our lifestyle and our mentalitet. We speak different languages, but our countries have a little similar lifestyle and pattern of life. It's because our countries are very near :)
I like to put make up, but I make it only when I go outside. In theater, or cinema, or etc. My daily makeup it's mascara at all. I agree, that we are too young to destroy our faces :) And even when I put makeup it's not too much like mask :)
You are not fully right about Ukrainian people look like. People in my country have as brown as blue colour of eyes. My friends mostly have brown eyes., so I feel really especial near with them ;) About hair it's the same half by half. But it's only my opinion ;)
What about my appearance I am very tall ( 1.72 ) But I consider, that it's very tall ;) But I really like it :) Be high have a number of advantages, I think :) So we are really lucky :))) Also I am slim and my eyses are blue, as yours. My hair is very long and colour it's fire, but I am not fully blondy.
Ooo, I really agree with you about cat. One of my cats it's the same: he can eat all day without stop! :) So I have two cats: gray and black. They are really very beautiful. I think, if you see them you are falling in love to them. They are so cutie ;) I like animals too much and I would like to have a dog in the near future ;)
My zodiac sign Sagittarius, but I have all most the same character, as you have :) My main feature of character it's curios. When I was small I have started my day from asking: 'What is it?" or 'Can you explain me?' :) It is continued today. The only difference is that now I am looking for information myself but if I do not find it will be a real disaster for me... Also I am very communicative and cheerful. I can make joks all day without stop :) My friends say, that I am optimistic girl. But I think, that my main shortcoming is that I am hot tempered sometimes, but it's doesn't affect in my relations with people. And I don't believe in horoscopes...
O, I am very glad, that you have read my comments ;) Yes, you are right, living in Cyprus it's was really amazing expirience for me. When I first came to live there, I was surprised by many things. Before that I had been there many times but when you live in this beautiful place is quite another. There is a very different live from Ukraine. There is very sunny and people are really amazing. I like their food and dances, songs and language :) I like their lifestyle. They are always happy and optimistic, not like in Ukraine ;) And now I go there as soon as I have the opportunity. I am there all most third part of the year ;) So have you ever been there? If not, I wish you to come and see it all by your eyses. But I advise you to go there and having a drive a car. Without car there it's not real. By the way on the right way there drive on the right side of the road, like in UK ;) And what country, where you have lived you consider the best? And what are your views on life? What do you want for a really happy life?
I am looking forward to your answer :)

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ellen 30 March, 2013 - 17:03

Hello Something nice. I am sorry. I am late answer questions.
yes, Taylor Swift it is amazing singer. I every day listen her music.
Rihanna it is my favorite singer?And you? Which are you listening Rihanna music?
I like her music it is ~ Diamonds~ And you?
I have got one brother. My hobby it is drawing picture. It is interesting> It is not true.
Do you think English is difficult?
You are dark hair or blonde hair ? You are tall, or undersized? Have you got some animal?
Where are you trying to read? Maybe can you give me advice what in your opinion is good jobs?
What is the educational system Serbia? Please write to thank you in advance ..................

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Natalija 30 March, 2013 - 14:25

Hi, Demy;)
I like your joke about cold winters, and your style for clothing. I think you're a very fashionable girl. I've also noticed that people in Ukraine have almost the same sense of fashion like in my country;). Girls and women here also wear heels and put a lot of makeup. I don't like makeup at all. I think we're too young to destroy our face and skin with tones of powder. Girls in my school put plenty of makeup even for school, like powder, mascara and eye shadow, but I don't like that. I put just a lip gloss, and in some occasions mascara. Do you put any makeup?
I'm blond hair and have blue eyes. I think that Ukrainian people mostly have fair hair and blue eyes, right? What's your eye color and hair color?
I'm very slim and not very tall, but my height is normal(170 cm). Are you very tall?
I have a cat. I like him a lot, and it's a Persian cat, and very fat;). He could eat the whole day;). I like animals a lot, I'd like to have a dog, too, but it could be very difficult, because cats and dogs have never been on a good terms. Do you like animals?
My character-I'm very curious(it's characteristic for my zodiac sign-Gemini) and I like getting to know more about anything. It's had for me to stay at one place for too long, I like to change my surroundings very often. Sometimes it's very hard for me to dedicate myself to only one thing, I like versatile things to do, and sometimes I begin one thing, and finish the other. My mother says that I'm very changeable, I'm not in the same mood every day. One day I'm happy and cheerful, and the other-nervous. I get nervous about irrelevant things,and that's driving me crazy. I'm a big perfectionist and I like everything to be just perfect, and sometimes it's not possible and I get crazy;).I'm also very stubborn. I like to do things in my way, no matter if I'm in right or not, and sometimes it could end not so good, but I can't change myself;).
I'm also very communicative person. My friends at school first though that I'm too proud and vain, because I don't talk too much when I don't know people well, and although shy in the appearance, I actually enjoy talking to people and exchanging experiences. I think I'm a very creative person, and have imagination on a high level. I like to joke and to spread the positive energy all around me. I'm very positive and romantic. Friends say that I'm a great listener and that I can give great advices.
What're your main characteristics? What's your zodiac sign? Do you believe that people's characteristics are derived from their zodiac sign? I think it's perhaps true, because I have almost the whole Gemini characteristics.
I've read once in your comments that you lived at Cyprus for a while. Could you tell me something more about the life there? I suppose it was an amazing experience.
Waiting for your answer;)...

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Natalija 28 March, 2013 - 12:33

Hey, sd.ss, I like your comment;). Thanks for telling us more about Pakistan, I'm glad to getting more about this country. So, you have many historical places in your country;). Have you visited every of them? I've heard for some places, and it seems to be pretty interesting to visit and to see the sight.
Greetings for Serbia;)!

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Natalija 28 March, 2013 - 12:30

Hi, Demy!
I like sport, but not every sport. I don't like volleyball and basketball(I'm not talented for that), but I like tennis and swimming.
At the moment, it's very cold in Serbia. It's actually snowing! Can you imagine that? Snowing in the spring! Such a pity, I was so looking forward to spring, and now I have to wear coats and boots again. I like climate here, it's very agreable, but winters are very cold. What's the climate in Ukraine? I've heard that winters there can be really cold.
My style is vintage and classic. I like wearing nice, romantic dresses, pearls, heels sometimes(in special opportunities), and my favourite accessory are headbands. My model role for fashion is Kate Middleton, British duchess. My favourite colors are dark blue, pink, red and gray. What're your favourite colors?
I think that people here are fashioned, esp in Belgrade, which is going to become one of the Europe's fashion center, at least I hope so. We have great designers, the best designer is Roksanda Ilincic(she creates even for Kate Middleton, and for lots of other celebrities). I like fashion here, but I prefer English style.
What about you? Do people care about fashion a lot in your country? ;)

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Demy 29 March, 2013 - 10:05

Hi, Something nice!
I can imagine it like nobody better, because in Ukraine it's the same cold as in your country - Serbia. It's VERY AND VERY snowy now. Especially in Kyiv. I already have missed hot days((( But we have a lot of jokes about this snow. For example, if we see a photo where all the houses in the snow, people with red noses, endless traffic jams, and snow machines, we say this: ''An optical illusion. In reality it's spring ;)" So you are right about cold winters in Ukraine.
My style is very changeable, so I can't say exactly about it. I love cajual and Europe style, because it's also very comfortable. It's my daily look. When I go in school I prefer English style. When I go somewhere in evening, I can were clothes very and very beautiful, like dresses or something a little crazy, like very bright jackets or etc. Yes, I like clasic style too :) And sporty ;) And romantic :))) Also I like heels, but I don't were it often, because I think I don't need it for two reasons. First: I am only fifteen. Second: I am enough tall to were it every day ;) What for? :)
My favourite colours it's crimson,grey and light blue. But I like all colours, especially bright, because I feel really cool in it :)))
In Ukraine people mostly care about fashion. Especially in Kyiv, but in other cities it's so-so :) It's depends from person. But I can say, that Kyiv it's really fashionable city. It is without exaggeration. After some years going abroad, I start to notice, that Ukrainian girls have a little different style from another European countries :) They regulary were very hire heels and more often have make up ;))) The same situation in Russia :))) In Ukraine the most important it's beauty of clothes, not comfortable :)) But recently the girls began to change and wear more comfortable clothes forgetting about beauty :))) We East Slavs are a little crazy :)))) But I like it.
You are dark hair or blonde hair ? You are tall, or undersized?What is your eyes colour? And do you have some animals? What are your main features of your character? It is very intresting if I see you in real life)) But it is impossible((
I am waiting for your answer :)

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sd.ss 28 March, 2013 - 05:58

hello everybody
I'm from Pakistan there are many historical places in pakistan like Moen-jo-daro it's oldest city British engineers made a startling discovery in 1856. The engineers were looking for ballast for a railroad line they were constructing through the Indus River Valley in present day Pakistan. Ballast is crushed rock placed around railroads to drain water away from the tracks. The local people told the engineers of the ruins of an ancient city. The engineers did not understand that the bricks they crushed to make ballast were part of one of the earliest advanced civilization in history. Archaeologists later discovered more than 1000 settlements along the banks of the Indus River. We don’t know what the people ancient people called their cities, but we now refer to the two largest cities as Harappa, after a ne'arby village, and Mohenjo Daro, a local term that means “hill of the dead.”

lailla majnu it's not a historical place bt it's a good past love story plz google it

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Natalija 27 March, 2013 - 12:36

Hi, Demy!
What's up?;) Have you read my comment? It wasn't published the day I wrote it, but it's OK now. Looking forward to your comments soon;).

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Demy 27 March, 2013 - 13:53

Hi, Something nice!
Ooo, I had the same problem with my comment :) But it's OK now :)
I have check yesterday my account, but your comment was'nt there. So I am glad to see your answer me. Thanks for advices. I have listen this songs. I really like it, especially Spanish. So I'm attending first grade of high school;) I am in 9 form and I am feefteenth years old.
I am agree with you about Slavic languages, so you can study Russian, and I can study Serbian ;) I think it's will be really awesome!!! We can speak with each other in some languages:)))) But I think, that Serbian more similar with Ukrainian language, than with Russian.
So I have some questions for you:Do you like sport? What is your favourite kind of sport?(akcept dancing;) What is the temperature in your country now? Do you like your country climat? What about your style of clothes? What coloures is your favourite? Do people in your country are mostly fashioned? I am looking forward to your comments ;)

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Natalija 27 March, 2013 - 12:29

Hi, Ellen!
Taylor's song I knew you were trouble is my favourite one, I've been listening it for days;).
My favourite songs are Spectrum by Florence and the machine, all Taylor's songs, Fear by Lily Allen, Merry happy and Birds by Kate Nash, Born this way by Lady Gaga, Bottle it up by Sara Bareilles etc.
My favourite English songs are those by Kate Nash, Lily Allen, Elton John(especially Sorry seems to be the hardest word), and lots of others.
Films-I haven't watched many English films so far, I used to watch American films, but my favourite English film is Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets. My favourite American films are Breakfast at Tiffany's, Funny face, anything with Audrey Hepburn, then 16 candles, Mean girls, and lots of others.
In my free time I like to make clothes;). I'm just a beginner, but I think I'm good at it. I like designing a lot, and I have already made some dresses for myself and my sister always asks me for help about clothing.
I have an elder sister, she studies French at university, so she moved to other city. We don't live together any longer, but I see her for holidays. Do you have any brother or sister?
My hobby is dancing, I've been dancing for years and it's my biggest pleasure. What's your hobby?;)
I practice English every day, as much as I can, because I have so many obligations at school, but I'm trying to do my best. Perhaps it takes me about 10 hours a week, because I participate at several competitions at English in my country. I really like this language and I think I have improved my knowledge a great deal since last year. What about you? How do you study English and how often?;)

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Natalija 27 March, 2013 - 12:07

Hello JoEditor,
Thank you for your comment, I've read the House rules;). Of course, I understand it's not easy to publish so many comments daily, and it doesn't matter at all if some of the comments is published later;). I was just interested to know what's the matter;).

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ellen 26 March, 2013 - 17:51

Hello Something nice. So I do. I prefer fashion, music, foreign languages and architecture.
I am 15 years old. I haven't been to Serbia. But I Like to visit it. I like the Rihanna very much....
Taylor Swift's it is wonderful singer. I like her music it~I knew you were trouble~ Do you like it?
What is favorite songs?
What do you like to make when you have free time?
What English songs do you like? And movies? Please answer.....)))))
What is your hobby? How many hours a week you can pass the English language? Have you got sister and brother? Which you singers like?
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Natalija 25 March, 2013 - 22:16

Something is happening with comments;). I've noticed that they aren't published in order; first go some new comments, and then the old ones. I wrote you an answer for your comment 24 March, but it's published later.
Anyway, I'll listen songs that you recommended me;). Yes, Ljubav je svuda is really nice song, I'm glad that you like it. I've also noticed some similarities with Serbian and Russian and Ukrainian. They derive from the same group of languages-Slavic languages. Russian and Ukrainian belongs with East Slavic languages, with Belorussian, and Serbian with south Slavic languages, with Bulgarian, Croatian and Macedonian.

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JoEditor 26 March, 2013 - 20:10

Hello Something nice,
It's great that you're using LearnEnglish Teens to practise your English a lot. Don't worry if your comments weren't published in the exact order that you wrote them - we are human beings here reading each and every comment that we receive. ;) Sometimes we have to ask each other's opinions as to whether a comment breaks our House Rules. Please remember that there are thousands of registered users now on our website, but we do our very best to keep the website safe and to ensure the comments are published quickly. 
Best wishes, Jo (LearnEnglish Teens Team) 

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JoEditor 29 May, 2013 - 14:39

Hi Angelica,
Which comment do you want to report? Please explain the problem and we can help you. If you want to send us an email, use the Contact Us link at the bottom of every page.
Best wishes, Jo (LearnEnglish Teens Website Editor)

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Demy 25 March, 2013 - 18:01

Hi, Something nice!!!
Ok, so I am not fun of Ukrainian and Russian music. I think it's only start develop. But I can give you some names of songs. Russians: Bahh Tee(sometimes he has good songs with big sence), Нюша (Now I don't listen her, but I like two songs:''Выше'' and ''Больно''.)Polina Gagarina & Irina Doubtsova - ''For Whom? Why?'', and just other songs of them(I advice you to listen Irina Doubtsova: ''о нем'' and other songs, if you will translate it all you will be see, that her songs it's really very romantic and reallystic).So, what about Ukrainian songs : Zlata Ognevich - ''Gravity'' and she has song- Зозуля(in Ukrainian language).
So If I will remember more names I will say to you ;)
And I want to say, that just yesterday, I first time see in Interner Serbian song:Moje 3 - Ljubav je svuda!!! It is very cool song!!! I really like it! But the most intresting was the fact, that I understand all most every world. So maybe you will understand Russian and Ukrainian, I think it's very similar about speaking.

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Natalija 25 March, 2013 - 14:21

Hey, Ellen;)
I am 16 years old;). I haven't been to Azerbaijan yet, but I'd like to visit it. I've heard great things about this country and I think it's worth of being seen. Last year the Eurovision song contest took place there. What about you? Have you ever been in my country?
I've noticed that we listen to the same music;). I like the most Taylor Swift's songs.
Looking forward to your comments soon;).

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