A free English-speaking club located in Chelyabinsk, Russia


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A Man Bites a Dog, or Tough Questions about Language

What is language? Do we think in words? How do deaf people think? Do African Americans speak wrong English? How do children learn language? How real is Newspeak? 

If you are curious about any or all of these questions and if you crave experiments, games, and good English, welcome to my presentation.

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Presentation: Robert Kiyosaki's Books

Have you heard of Robert Kiyosaki and his books? Either way, I have something to tell you.

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Championships That You Have Never Heard Of

Everybody knows about championships like football, kockey or water polo - they're all over the media. However, there are many kinds of sport that also have championships that you have never known existed.

We will talk about unusual extreme sport championships and the records that were set during these events.

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The Interview

I'm gonna offer you the questions some big companies ask their job candidates.

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New Zealand As a Destination to Experience

Why should you choose New Zealand as a place to live and study? To look for new opportunities? Come and hear me tell you all about this.

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Presentation: Am I a Loser or a Successful Person?

My presentation is about how we perceive success and failure and about expectations that our parents have toward us and our life.

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Presentation: Myopia

Nowadays myopia is one of the most spread illness around the world. It is estimated that half the world’s population will be myopic by 2050. It is obvious that eye specialists all over the world are trying to find the most convenient way to cure this illness. I had myopia for almost all my life since I was 7 and till I was 21. I underwent through the eye surgery operation called Lasik to correct my vision and I can share my experience with you.

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Presentation: City Building

Nowadays about 70% of population in the world live in cities. This discipline of city building appeared when people undersood the necessity of logical organazition of the place they live in.

City building comprises engineering calculations in the transport area, canalization, organization of zones, population forecast, citybuilding maps and plans for 5,10, 20 years, number of lanterns and garbage collectors, and aesthetics: beauty of the city, its historical places, flowers, etc. So many factors!

I'll start my period by focusing on the most important factor, population, and in the second part we will pretend that we are city building engineers discussing the situation in Chelyabinsk. Join in!

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Presentation: PhD in the Univeresity of Montreal

I'll share my experience as a PhD student in electrical engineering and cover different aspects of a graduate student life. Questions are more than welcome, so please come prepared :)

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Presentation: Reactive and Explosive Materials

Did you like blowing things up as a kid (or still)? Are you interested in getting some knowledge that may come in handy when SHTF? Pavel, a professional chemist, is ready to share some.