A free English-speaking club located in Chelyabinsk, Russia

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Presentation: Bodie, a Ghost Town

I will talk about the ghost town Bodie that I have visited during my trip to the USA.

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Solving Speak Freely English Olympiad Tasks

In my presentation, we'll solve some of the tasks that were offered during the Speak Freely English Olympiad a couple of months ago. Come to test your English and have fun - especially if you haven't taken part in the olympiad.

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Discussion: Contemporary Art

What do you know about postmodernism? Do you like contemporary art? I don't, but many people do. Let's meet and discuss it.

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The Unbelievable Adventures of Russians in the UK

Sergey will be telling the story of his studies, work, and travels in the UK.

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Presentation: Psycholinguistics

Psycholinguistics studies the way in which operations of the mind make language possible. It is a cross-disciplinary field, drawing upon ideas and findings from areas such as cognitive psychology, theoretical linguistics, phonetics, neurology, discourse analysis, computer science, semantics etc. It also explanes the difference between female and male languages and can tell a lot about auther just analyzing his story.

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Creative Tools and Techniques

'Creative thinking - in terms of idea creativity - is not a mystical talent. It is a skill that can be practiced and nurtured.'

Edward de Bono

Have you ever found yourself staring at a blank page (Excel chart/B-day scenario) willing ideas to appear from somewhere?

Luckily, creativity is not a mystery restricted to a few gifted artistic people. There are several techniques you can implement to get those creative juices flowing again.

We are going to discuss and practice the most successful creative problem solving methods. These don’t just apply to content creation but can be also used in all aspects of life.

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Presentation: Cellular and Fiber Optic Networks

I will talk about the telecommunication industry, especially cellular and optic fiber networks. I'll explain some important aspects of this industry and how it affects our health and our mood.

Skydiving

Jumping out of a plane and having lots of fun.

Step by step instructions what you need to do and first impressions

(no military style parachutes involved)

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American manias

I've gathered a lot of information on stuff that Americans are crazy about: coupons, license plates... what else? Let's discuss this.

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Traveler's story: USA

Impressions of pot-smelling, street-food tasting East Coast with hints of saggers and maple syrup from Daria and Mr. President.