Let’s talk about art.
1. Our country is world-famous thanks to its artists, composers etc. Tell me about some of them.
world-famous thanks to its artists: Ossip Zadkine, Kazimir Malevich, Ivan Khrutsky, Mikchail Savitsky. But
the most famous is Marc Chagall. He was born in Vitebsk and started painting in
his childhood. He developed his own unique style of art. Chagall’s works are in
the biggest art galleries and he was one of the few artists to exhibit works at
Louvre within their lifetime.
can’t but mention a native of Volozhyn land Ferdinand Rushchits. It is
difficult to overestimate his contribution to the development of Belarusian
painting and graphics. He obtained recognition not only in our country but in
Russia, Poland, Lithuania and other European countries.
As for the
composers I can mention Anatoliy Bogatyrev, Sergey Cortez, Igor Luchenok,
was the best-known Soviet group from the former Belorussian SSR. It was one of
the very few Soviet bands (and possibly
the first one) to tour in America in 1976.They achieved top popularity in
the USSR, Eastern Europe and in other countries.
So really Belarus can be proud of its talented people.
2. Do you prefer watching films at home or going to the cinema?
Well. it depends.
I like to watch films at home for several reasons. Firstly, it is less
expensive. Secondly, I can stop the film for a while if I need to. Finally, you
can be more comfortable at home.
But I think going to the cinema is also a great experience- for the extremely large screen, 3D and most importantly, it’s a good chance to hang out with your mates.
3. Ask me some questions about the sights I have recently visited in Belarus.
— Where have you travelled recently?
-What sights did you see there?
— What time do they (the sights) belong to?
— How much were the tickets?
— What impressed you most?
— Did you buy any souvenirs?
4. Give me a piece of advice on what architectural
monuments are worth visiting in Belarus. See Card 8, 16, 20
There are lots of places in Belarus which are worth visiting, such as
ancient towns, castles and architectural monuments. They are our national
impossible to visit the country and not to visit its capital. That’s why Minsk
would also be an interesting point on your route. Though Minsk was destroyed
almost completely during the World War II, there you can find some historical
buildings which can help you to learn a bit more of the history of this city.
These are the Holy Spirit Cathedral and the Red Church, Troitskoye Suburb and
the Church of Piotr and Pavel. And, certainly, the diamond of modern
architecture, the National Library.
As for the
past of our country I would advise you to visit Nesvizh Palace and Mir Castle.
You must visit these places in order to get unforgettable impressions of Belarus.
5. Pablo Picasso said: “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist when you grow up.” What do you think about it?
All human beings
are creative by nature. Young children know this in their hearts, but as we
grow older most of us begin to have doubts. We live in a culture that
discourages creative thought and wants us to believe that artistic ability is
rare. Over time, most of us learn not to color (or think) outside the box. Very often a child’s creative efforts may be
criticized by parents or teachers, their work may be compared to inflexible
“standards” and expectations held by others. In reality, each of us has
great untapped creative potential, but like seeds, each person’s unique talents
need to be cultivated, encouraged and nurtured.