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How do you spend your free time?

How do you spend your free time? Darek I don’t do anything special with my free time. I just listen to music and read magazines. Sometimes I go out with my friends but we never do anything special… well, we meet other friends. I believe that during my free time I should relax and rest and I can’t do any difficult or tiring activities, right. special – szczególne, wyjątkowe to

HOBBIES – ZAINTERESOWANIA

Most of us have got some favourite things we like doing. What is your hobby? Do you have a hobby? Have you got any hobbies? – My hobby is collecting old clocks. writing letters. learning English. making models areoplanes. collecting old furniture/ stamps/ coins/ match boxes. – Fishing / Watching television is my favourite pastime. – My hobby is climbing. – It is rather dangerous. – Perhaps that is why

Święto pracy na świecie

Labour Day is an annual holiday celebrated all over the world to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers. Most countries celebrate Labour Day on May 1, known as May Day. In many countries people celebrate this day with parades, shows and events. In Poland, Sweden and Norway it is also celebrated on 1st May as well as in Italy where since the ’90, the trade unions organise a

TOURIST INFORMATION – INFORMACJA TURYSTYCZNA

We decided to spend four days in Edinburgh. It is a big city so before we went sightseeing we visited a tourist infor­mation office. It was a good decision as the girl who worked there was really helpful. She gave us a city map, some brochures and catalogues. She advised us what is worth seeing and visiting in Edin­burgh. She re­com­men­ded some hotels and restaurants. She also offered to find a guide for us but we

MARKS – OCENY

mark (GB) – ocena grade (US) – ocena excellent: A – celująca very good: B – bardzo dobra good: C – dobra satisfactory: D – dostateczna unsatisfactory: E – niedostateczna failing mark – niedostateczna pass mark – ocena dopuszczająca good/ bad marks – dobre/ złe oceny average marks – przeciętne oceny semester mark (US) – ocena semestralna assessment – ocena (postępów) to have poor results – mieć słabe wyniki I

TO BUY/SELL A FLAT/HOUSE – KUPOWAĆ/SPRZEDAWAĆ MIESZKANIE/DOM

• for sale – na sprzedaż • buyer – kupujący • seller – sprzedający • housing offers – oferty ­mieszkaniowe • estate agency – agencja nieruchomości • agent – agent, przedstawiciel • commission – prowizja • survey – ekspertyza, opinia biegłego • mortgage – hipoteka, kredyt • loan – pożyczka • notary – notariusz • removal company – firma zajmująca się przeprowadzkami • to move into a new flat – wprowadzić

MEDIA – ŚRODKI PRZEKAZU

media – środki przekazu television – telewizja • TV set – odbiornik telewizyjny • viewer – telewidz • cable TV – telewizja kablowa • digital TV – telewizja cyfrowa • satellite TV – telewizja satelitarna • to broadcast – nadawać • aerial – antena • satellite dish – antena satelitarna • remote control – pilot • channel – kanał • to change the channel/ switch to/ turn over to –

PHONE – TELEFON

phone – telefon • to phone sb – telefonować • to call (someone) – zadzwonić (do kogoś) • to dial a number – wybrać numer • phone number – numer telefonu • dialling code – numer kierunkowy • extension (number) – numer wew­nętrzny • reverse-charge call – rozmowa na koszt rozmówcy • dialling tone – sygnał (w słuchawce) • engaged – zajęty • to call back – oddzwonić • to answer

CHARACTER TRAITS – CECHY CHARAKTERU

Cechy charakteru virtues – zalety ambitious – ambitny honest – uczciwy reliable – godny zaufania loyal – lojalny faithful – wierny truthful – prawdomówny b– szczery candid – otwarty, bezpośredni strong-willed – obdarzony silną wolą self-assured – pewny siebie self-confident – ufny we własne siły competitive – skory do rywalizacji, zacięty obedient – posłuszny modest – skromny patient – cierpliwy wise – mądry sensible – rozsądny reasonable – rozsądny level-headed,

TOURIST INFORMATION – INFORMACJA TURYSTYCZNA

We decided to spend four days in Edinburgh. It is a big city so before we went sightseeing we visited a tourist infor­mation office. It was a good decision as the girl who worked there was really helpful. She gave us a city map, some brochures and catalogues. She advised us what is worth seeing and visiting in Edin­burgh. She re­com­men­ded some hotels and restaurants. She also offered to find a guide for us but we

ACCOMODATION – ZAKWATEROWANIE

accommodation Comfortable and convenient accom­mo­dation is a basic element of a successful holiday. It does not have to be in a luxurious hotel. A nice and clean budget hotel or a boarding house is also good if it is situated not far from the beach. A holiday chalet is not a bad idea if you need privacy and the feeling of independence, whereas a campsite is tolerable only when the weather is fine. hotel Dear Sir, I would

School may be stressful

Bulling In many schools in Great Britain, students were attacked by bullies. Headmasters try to fight with this problem but it is also vary important for you to know if you, or one of your friends is bullied. What is bullying? Bulling is what other people do to you every day or just sometimes but that’s enough to make your life a misery (koszmar). Bulling includes: hitting (bicie), pinching (szczypanie),

What school do you prefer: American, French or Polish one?

What school do you prefer: American, French or Polish one? Read our text. School in Sweden Studying in any kind school is for free. Parents and children don’t have to pay for books, meals at school, school bus or a school doctor. Nauka w każdym rodzaju szkoły jest za darmo. Rodzice i uczniowie nie muszą płacić za książki, posiłki w szkole, autobus szkolny czy za szkolnego lekarza. In every school there’s a headmaster. This person

Christmas time

Oto kilka przydatnych słówek związanych ze świętami: I wish you a marry Christmas and a happy New Year – najbardziej popularne życzenia świąteczne Christmas cards – pocztówki świąteczne, Christmas tree – choinka, mistletoe – jemioła, holly – ostrokrzew, gifts – prezenty, Christmas turkey – świąteczny indyk (w krajach anglosaskich jest to tradycyjna potrawa świąteczna), carols – kolędy Świąteczne dni: Christmas Eve – Wigilia Bożego Narodzenia, Christmas Day – 25 grudnia,

HOBBY That annoy our parents

Conflicts with parents are not the nicest thing but they happen. The age gap doesn’t let them understand many things that teenagers do nowadays. Try to excuse your parents sometimes, even if you don’t agree with them. Imagine you listen to music all day long. You love it! Unfortunately, your parents don’t like it. They are angry every time it’s too loud and they believe you can’t study when the

The Natural Environment

During your matura exam, you may be required to complete a task connected with the natural environment. For example, you can be asked to give answers to questions concerning a text related to the natural environment, state your opinion on an environmental issue, etc. Below you will find vocabulary necessary to talk or write about this topic.  Weather and climate weather – pogoda, warunki atmosferyczne weather chart – mapa synoptyczna

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS – STOSUNKI MIĘDZYNARODOWE

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS – STOSUNKI MIĘDZYNARODOWE tense relations – napięte stosunki diplomatic – dyplomatyczne to break off – zerwać to revive – odnowić to reduce tension – redukować napięcia to negotiate – negocjować, pertraktować summit (meeting) – spotkanie na szczycie to reach compromise – osiągnąć kompromis to reconcile – dojść do pojednania to sign a treaty – podpisać układ diplomacy – dyplomacja diplomatic protocol – protokół dyplomatyczny European Union (EU) – Unia

WELFARE – opieka społeczna

WELFARE – opieka społeczna Poverty A lot of people in Poland live in poverty. If they have right to welfare, they turn to the Department of Social Security. They receive a benefit but it is often too low for them to get by so they often fall into debts. Hopefully, there are a lot of charity organizations which offer financial and material support for people in need. Poverty – ubóstwo to live

RELIGION & DENOMINATIONS – RELIGIA I WYZNANIA

RELIGION & DENOMINATIONS There are more than one hundred registered churches and religious associations in Poland. The biggest numbers belong to the Catholic Church, approximately 95% of the religious segment of Polish society. There are now 40 dioceses and 13 Latin metropolitan archdioceses, and one Byzantine-Ukrainian metropolitan archdiocese. The head of a diocese is its bishop. All the bishops together constitute the Episcopate of Poland. Apart from the Catholic Church there

ECONOMY – GOSPODARKA

Economy Since the turning point of 1989, Poland has undergone great political, social and economic changes. The introduction of democratic structures, the shift from a command economy to the free market and wide-ranging systemic reforms are all achievements which enable the country to develop its economy. After a short period of recession and stagnation the crisis has been overcome. Although the inflation rate is still high, there are more and more investments