A free English-speaking club located in Chelyabinsk, Russia

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Industrial water use

 

Water is an inalienable prerequisite for life, one of the most indispensable and versatile substances on Earth. Because it can absorb, store, and release tremendous amounts of heat, it stabilizes and controls the weather all around the world, and plays an important part in industry as well. It is estimated that 22% of worldwide water is used in industry.

Since water has a tendency to dissolve many naturally occurring substances, it can contain a large percentage of dissolved solids that if left untreated, will cause an excessive waste of valuable energy and ultimately result in equipment failure or a plant shutdown. How is water used in industry? What kind of unique properties does it have? What are the most frequently encountered problems one has to tackle whilst water and treatment thereof are being considered, either at home or in industrial cooling systems? This presentation will give you an answer to all the questions mentioned above.

New Zealand : from one expat view

Come along to listen to some stories and ask questions about living in down under country from a person who lives there.

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Humor Theory

Have you ever wondered why people laugh at jokes? Why some jokes are funny and some aren't as funny? Where does the sense of humor come from? Let's talk about humor and play some team games!

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Presentation: Basic Chemistry

What are atoms? How do they come together to make molecules? Why do we need to know that? What are some basic chemical reactions and how do chemists use formulas to write them down? All of that, tonight, in my presentation.

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Presentation: Memory

Memory is one of the most important human abilities. There is no “bad memory”, only ‘trained” and “non-trained”. Which are the main elements of memory? How could we remember better? Are there easy ways to remember information? Let’s answer questions and train our brains!

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Traveler's Story: Spain

Sasha Efimenko is going to talk about her recent trip to Spain.

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Traveler's Story: My Four Europes

What does travelling across Europe feel like? What are the special places worth visiting? Adventures, impressions and opinions - find it all in the traveler's story called "My Four Europes" delivered by Egor. Exclusively on May 23.

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Legal English: Contracts

Just like any real tough Russian guy speaks at least two languages, Russian and profanity, any English-speaking lawyer also speaks the Legal English, which can really be considered a separate language, with its own specific structure, words, and even grammar, and contracts are the medium where it exists. Tonight, you're going to get familiar with the structure of contracts, some features of the language, and some differences between the typical Russian and the typical American contracts (I'll speak a bit about the British ones, too). In the end of my presentation, you may be able to clearly see how contracts work and why they are the way they are, and maybe even compose some contracts all by yourself.

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Russian Traditional Rag Dolls

At first glance the Russian traditional rag dolls look plain, but in fact they differ from each other by their type, dress and meaning. Our ancestors highly respected and appreciated these dolls. Let`s find out why.

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10 Breakthrough Technologies

We used to talk about the amazing technologies we hope to have in the [distant] future. But what about today or (literary) tomorrow? Is there something cool you could get your hands on very soon? Yes, there is! And that's what we'll be speaking about.