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Natalija 24 March, 2013 - 21:06

Hi Ellen!
I find your comments interesting;). I like searching on the Internet in my leisure time, just like you. It's very interesting, you never know what interesting information you can find. Which topics are you interested in the most? I prefer fashion, music, foreign languages and architecture.
Looking forward to your answer;).

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ellen 24 March, 2013 - 17:43

Hello Something nice. Serbia is a very nice country.Have you been to Azerbaijan?
Yes,I enjoy listening to the music and I prefer pop and pop rock music the most, especially Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga , Beyonce, Selena Gomez, Adele and s.on.
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Natalija 24 March, 2013 - 14:14

Hi Demy!
Yes, Chinese is very popular at the moment, as well as Arabic. It's a hard decision to choose only one language, but you can first study the one you like the most, and later, the other. I prefer Arabic to Chinese, but both are really awesome. I've started to learn Arabic a month ago and I learn it alone. I use dictionaries and some grammars, and I am thinking of attending some course.
Yes, I'd like to help you with Spanish, as much as I can, and I'd like to learn Russian, too. I actually have some Russian origin, my grandfather s half Russian, but I have never been in Russia and I know just few words in this language, but I'd like to learn;)
You have right about singing, it's not a certain profession.
My favourite Serbian songs are those by Aleksandra Kovac, by Aleksandra Radovic and by Jelena Tomasevic. For example, song Zagrli me by Aleksandra Radovic(means Hug me in english) is really great and pleasant to listen, and Cuvaj moje srce(Keep my heart) by her. I think you'd like them.
Turkish songs-I like Turkish rock group Mavi isiklar(The blue light). They were popular earlier, but I appreciate their songs, esp Ask cicegi(The flower of love) and singer Sila has nice songs, too.
I haven't listened to Arabic music yet, but I'll start soon. I like that Orient scent and belly dance, too;).
And Spanish-so many nice songs;). Those are my favourite-songs by Luz Casal(she was in my country once), then Enrique Iglesias(but he sings in English, too), and many others.
I like almost all their songs;).
At the moment, I am thinking of studying architecture, because I am good at maths and physics, but I am not sure. I like acting and dancing, too, and literature is my biggest passion. I don't know at the moment, but I'll have to decide soon, because I'll have to start to prepare myself for university the next year.
What grade are you attending? I'm attending the second grade of high school;).

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Demy 23 March, 2013 - 20:43

Hi,Something nice!!!
Thank you for your advice;) After this words I really start to want to study Arabic:) But I have some doubts,what is better Arabic or Chinese. Because one of my friend studing this language now and she say, that it's awesome!!! So i am thinking.... Do you study Arabic alone or not?
Oooo, you live in so many countries!!! It's great! And it's was nice opportunity for you to study languages. You are all most poliglot!!! So can you help me study Spanish? :) And if you like I will help you to study Russian (it's also very popular, but it's very hard, my foreign friends have not sustained even one month;) But if you would like too.... It's will be wonderful!!!
I listen all most the same kind of music as you. It's rock, pop and sometimes it can be R&B. I listen songs of Pink, Beyonce,Shakira,One Direction,Adele and Green Day. But mostly I choose the music for my mood... Today's one tomorow is another ;) What about seriously singing - I don't know... Yes, it's awesome, but I will choose another occupation, that will be connected with something more stability, not like singing. But if I will be lucky, everything can be;) But anyhow, I can't imagin my life without singing....))) And,please, can you give me some names of your favourite Serbian, Turkish, Arabic and the most important-Spanish songs??? What occupation would you like to have in future?

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Demy 23 March, 2013 - 17:00

Hi,Something nice!!!
Thank you for your advice;) After this words I really start to want to study Arabic:) But I have some doubts,what is better Arabic or Chinese. Because one of my friend studing this language now and she say, that it's awesome!!! So i am thinking.... Do you study Arabic alone or not?
Oooo, you live in so many countries!!! It's great! And it's was nice opportunity for you to study languages. You are all most poliglot!!! So can you help me study Spanish? :) And if you like I will help you to study Russian (it's also very popular, but it's very hard, my foreign friends have not sustained even one month;) But if you would like too.... It's will be wonderful!!!
I listen all most the same kind of music as you. It's rock, pop and sometimes it can be R&B. I listen songs of Pink, Beyonce,Shakira,One Direction,Adele and Green Day. But mostly I choose the music for my mood... Today's one tomorow is another ;) What about seriously singing - I don't know... Yes, it's awesome, but I will choose another occupation, that will be connected with something more stability, not like singing. But if I will be lucky, everything can be;) But anyhow, I can't imagin my life without singing....))) And,please, can you give me some names of your favourite Serbian, Turkish, Arabic and the most important-Spanish songs??? What occupation would you like to have in future? Greetings from Ukraine!;)

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ellen 23 March, 2013 - 16:24

Hello Andreea.I'm 15 years old.I collect interesting information into their leisure time on the internet.
Have you got sister and brother? Which you singers like?
Have you got some animal?
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Natalija 23 March, 2013 - 08:40

Hi, Demy!;)
Yes, it's a little bit hard to remember words in Arabic, because they write in a different way than us, but after a while, I have learnt the basics of this language. It's great that you want to study it at university; at the moment, Arabic is very popular in the world. Well, the best advice about learning Arabic would be to learn firstly 27 Arabic characters with their right pronunciation and to learn every day at least one word. And the most important, don't give up, because sometimes it could look very difficult to learn and understand, but if you are persistent, you can learn it very easily.
Serbian is my native language. I've been studying English at school and I can speak it very fluently and French, too, because I was born in Paris and lived there five years. Spanish is also one of my favourite languages. I lived in Barcelona for 8 years, so I speak it as well as Serbian. I also lived in Turkey for a while and I can speak it very good. I'd like to learn German, it seems to be very nice language.
I have also interest in fashion, as you. Fashion became very important thing in my life.
I enjoy listening to the music and I prefer pop and pop rock music the most, especially Taylor Swift, Lily Allen, Kate Nash, Lady Gaga, Sara Bareilles and Lana del Rey recently. I've read once in your comments that you like singing and have a good voice;). What kind of music you listen to the most? Have you ever thought of seriously singing? I think it's really awesome:)

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Demy 22 March, 2013 - 15:10

O, thank you so much, Something nice!!! I think your English in very high level. And I like to learn languages too ;)
So, in my country - Ukraine we speak Ukrainian and Russian. I can speak both of them, but my native it's Russian. I study English and I can speak Greek (not exellent,of course;) But I like this language! It's so cool)) From the next year I would like to study Spanish, because it's one of my favourite languages. And I would like to study Arabic in University! I enjoying hear this language. Is it very difficult to remember this pretty words? Can you give me your advice?
My hobby it's listening to the music and drowing (but I don't think,that I am really good in it;). Also I like singing and make photos. Also I have interest in fashion and cooking.
And what languages do you speak? What music do you prefer mostly?;)

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Natalija 22 March, 2013 - 14:03

Demy, I'm glad to hear that you like my comments and my country;). I like your comments, too, and I think that you know English very good.
Serbia is really wonderful place, I think that your country is nice, too. Of course you can ask;). I like reading and listening to the music in my leisure time, and go to dance classes. I enjoy dancing and it's my biggest hobby. I also like learning languages. At the moment, I am learning Arabic and I find it very interesting. What about yours' hobbies? Do you like learning languages? What languages do you speak? :)

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Demy 22 March, 2013 - 12:31

Hey!!
I'm fine too;) I like your comments. And I like your country. I think it's wonderful place))))
Can I ask you? How do you spend yor leisure time??? What is your hobby?:)

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Natalija 21 March, 2013 - 17:11

Hi, Andreea!
I am 16 years old, too.
Educational system in Serbia is the same as in Romania, nice to know that.
Teachers here have a law salary as in your country, and we also begin classes at 8 o'clock and finish at 2 o'clock. The breaks are also ten minutes.
I've been in your country once, and it was beautiful. I had a great time, my BFF's sister studies there and we've been in Temisvar. Where do you live?
Greetings from Serbia!;)

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Natalija 21 March, 2013 - 17:06

I live in Serbia and it has so many famous historical places. For example, Kalemegdan. It is the symbol of Belgrade(the capital). Kalemegdan is the most popular park among Belgraders, but it's also the most important cultural-historical complex in Serbia. The name derives from two Turkish words-Kale, which means tower, and megdan, which means battle.
I like going here with my friends to hang out. There we can enjoy next to Danube, a beautiful river. Kalis(that's how Belgraders call Kalemegdan) had an important place in history, esp throughout the Ottoman period.
There are many historical places, but I've chose to describe Kalis, because for me, it's a place where I relax and completely enjoy with my friends.

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RehinaParker 21 March, 2013 - 15:32

i live in ALBANIA it has many historic places... Kruja is one of them <333333333333

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Andreea 21 March, 2013 - 14:07

I'm 16 years old.The educational Romania system is enough good because the teacher from here are people with a strong educational background.The teacher are unhappy because they have low salary in comparison with the submitted work.We begin classes at eight a.m.and finished at two p.m.The breaks are ten minutes.
And you Ellen how old are you?What do you spend your free time?

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ellen 21 March, 2013 - 13:09

Hello Andreea.
İ am sorry.İ late answer questions.
Yes, I live in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan is a beautiful country. What is the educational Romania system ?
How old are you?
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ellen 15 March, 2013 - 16:05

Hello Andreea.
Yes, Romania is a beautiful country . I havent been you country. But I would like to.................................
Have you been to Azerbaijan?
Please write..............................

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Andreea 18 March, 2013 - 19:18

hello Ellen...I am glad you like my country.I didn't go to Azerbaijan ,but i didn't know where is situated this country.do you live in Azerbaijin?

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Andreea 15 March, 2013 - 10:48

Hello everyone!! I am from Romania , I don't know to speak very well this language but I try to learn.
Romania is a beautiful country where you can see a lot of interesting places.For example, in the heart of Transylvania is an amazing city full of history named Cluj-Napoca.Bran Castle is other place who has a long tradition.

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hungarian98 10 March, 2013 - 19:44

Hi there. I am from HUNGARY but i live in England and i need to be learn the language and i think this website is very helpfully and i think the community is great and i like acquainted to another peoples from another countries.

Hungary have lot of historical places. for example the Castle in Eger ( the Turkish soldiers attacked the Hungarians in Castle in Eger but the Hungarian soldiers are beat back it)

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ellen 10 March, 2013 - 13:00

Hello josé Luis.Welcome to the website of the English language come. İ am from Azerbaijanian.
Did you like this site?
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josé Luis 9 March, 2013 - 03:13

My name is José Luis from Brazil, i entered in this comunity for learn English UK i liked this iniciation for news adepts on linguage. I'll get to learn more here! (sorry my writing because I am new in the language)

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sevka98 5 March, 2013 - 15:03

Hi Fairya.How are you?You can talk about your country?Please answer...............I wait for>>>>>>>>>!!!

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ellen 4 March, 2013 - 16:58

Have you been Azerbaijan historical palace? Please answer questions......................
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ellen 2 March, 2013 - 18:04

Hi everybody.
Azerbaijan has many historic places.For example:
1.The Maidens Tower
The Maidens Tower is the symbol of Baku. The 32-meter Maidens Tower is one of the beautiful and mysterious archtectural monuments on The Absheron Peninsula. It has Eight floors. The walls are 4-5 meters thick. You can enjoy wonderful view of Baku from here.There the a lot of the tower you can see the inner city within the fortress walls.
2. The Shirvanshahs palace.
The Shirvanshahs palace was the most prominent architectural complex in the madieval city. After the earth quake the capital moved from Shemakha to Baku and the shah built this palace. The palace is a two storey building with service rooms on the ground floor. Built in the 15th century by Halilullah I , the palace remained untouched for a hundred years. In the complex you can see 14th cenrury Bei-Kubad Madrassa Mosque.
3. Ateshgyakh.
The Ateshgyakh ( 18th century), which means ^ home of fire ^, is in the village of Surakhany, 15 km from Baku.
They say these ancient fires gave Azerbaijan its name, which means ^ a lond of fires^.
Arab invaders destroyed all the cult temples of fire -worshippers on the territory of Azerbaijan.
Centuries passed and Islam became the country official religion.
Azerbaijan exchanged cultural values with many countries . One of them was India, where fire is still sacred today.
The Indians paid to the local ruler for the right to build cells, a prayer room and a guestroom at the temple.
The inscriptions on stones set in the walls, made in Sanskrit and Hindi, testify to the Indian origin of the fire- worshippers temple at Surakhany.
Today the temple is a unique monument of world culture.
4.Gobustan.
Gobustan... For some people it is a museum under the open sky, for the others it is just cold walls drawings of nice dancing men.
Gobustan is a miracle, and a sacred place. There isn^t rich nature, But more than 40000 years ago people came to Gobustan,carried out rituals and brought gifts. ^ Gobu^ means ~a place hidden from peoples eyes ~ in Turkish. There are a lot of pictures of men, women and animals. The oldest is a huge fish 4 meters 30 centimeters long. The drawn fish belongs to the class of whales.
Scientists puzzle over the drawing which seems to show a connection of the Caspian Sea and World Ocean.
And many others places!!!

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