понедельник, 28 декабря 2015 г.

Статистика за декабрь 2015 Permlive Radio- Russian-English Intercultural Music Mix 24/7

Статистика за декабрь 2015
  Permlive Radio- Russian-English Intercultural Music Mix 24/7  
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воскресенье, 27 декабря 2015 г.

And Then There Were None BBC TV Miniseries -Christmas 2015- "Десять негритят" признан читателями со всего мира самым любимым романом Агаты Кристи в год ее 125-летия- скачать английский текст, радиоспектакль, аудиокнигу+ NEW- новая BBC экранизация

The Guardian: "Десять негритят" признан читателями со всего мира самым любимым романом Агаты Кристи в год ее 125-летия
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And Then There Were None is a British drama thriller miniseries that was broadcast on BBC One from 26–28 December 2015. The three-part programme was written by Sarah Phelpsand is based on Agatha Christie's novel of the same name.[

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The Guardian 01/09/2015 - Agatha Christie’s story of 10 strangers who are picked off one by one after being lured to an island mansion, And Then There Were None, has beaten Murder on the Orient Express and The Murder of Roger Ackroyd to be named the world’s favourite Christie novel.
The book, which Christie described as “so difficult to do that the idea had fascinated me”, and which the New York Times, on its publication in 1939, said was “utterly impossible and utterly fascinating … the most baffling mystery Agatha Christie has ever written”, triumphed in a public vote launched by the author’s estate to find her most popular novel. Set up to mark Christie’s 125th birthday on 15 September, the poll saw more than 15,000 people from around the world cast their votes, with And Then There Were None collecting 3,211. Murder on the Orient Express came in second, with The Murder of Roger Ackroyd third
The novel, which is currently being adapted into a BBC One series starring Aidan Turner and Charles Dance, sees 10 strangers brought to an island mansion off the Devon coast by the mysterious UN Owen
And Then There Were None, a mystery novelby Agatha Christie, widely considered hermasterpiece and described by her as the most difficult of her books to write.[2] It was first published in the United Kingdom by theCollins Crime Club on 6 November 1939 as Ten Little Niggers,[3] after the British blackface songwhich serves as a major plot point.[4][5] For the first American edition, the title was changed to the last five words in the original American version of the song: And then there were none

Dickensian- BBC TV Christmas 2015 - 20-part TV series

Dickensian- BBC TV Christmas 2015 - 20-part TV series

Dickensian is a British drama television series that premiered on BBC One on 26 December 2015. The twenty-part series, written by Tony Jordan, shows the interaction of iconic characters created by Charles Dickens

четверг, 24 декабря 2015 г.

The Sound of Music Live -British ITV Live Musical 2015

The Sound of Music Live  -British ITV Live 2015 -

The Sound of Music Live was a live television broadcast of the Rodgers and Hammersteinmusical The Sound of Music, airing from 7.30 to 10.00 pm, on the evening of 20 December 2015 on ITV in the United Kingdom.
It starred Kara Tointon and Julian Ovenden, and was adapted from the original stage version rather than the 1965 film version. Filming took place live in a studio in East London

среда, 23 декабря 2015 г.

The Best TV drama mini-series of the year- Wolf Hall by BBC TV

The Best TV drama mini-series of the year- Wolf Hall by BBC TV 

Wolf Hall is a British television serial first broadcast on BBC Two in January 2015. It is a six-part adaptation of two of Hilary Mantel's novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the BodiesWolf Hall was first broadcast in April in the United States on PBS and in Australia on BBC First. The series was a critical success and received eight nominations at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards and multiple nominations from the 73rd Golden Globe Awards.

Wolf Hall (2009) is a historical novel by English author Hilary Mantel, published by Fourth Estate, named after the Seymour family seat of Wolfhall or Wulfhall in Wiltshire. Set in the period from 1500 to 1535, Wolf Hall is a highly fictionalised biography documenting the rapid rise to power of Thomas Cromwell in the court of Henry VIII through to the death of SirThomas More. The novel won both the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.[1][2] In 2012, The Observer named it as one of "The 10 best historical novels".[3]
The book is the first in a trilogy; the sequelBring Up the Bodies was published in 2012.[

1. Wolf Hall
This was the best TV drama of the year, and may even be one of the best ever made by the BBC – it was really that good. Based on Hilary Mantel’s two novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies it transported viewers into the world of Tudor intrigue. It focused not on King Henry VIII or his unfortunate queens but on his chief minister, Thomas Cromwell. And it found in Mark Rylance an exquisitely well-judged and intelligent performance that conveyed every ounce of his pain and fear. Rylance was ably assisted by Damian Lewis as the tyrannical king and Claire Foy as Anne Boleyn. The monarch’s first divorce and fatal betrothal to Anne is a well-known story but the crowning achievement of the drama was to imbue familiar history with dramatic tension, marrying the personal and the public world of its protagonists with exquisite skill. An epic achievement. 

пятница, 18 декабря 2015 г.

Job interviews- audiobooks, Russian-English mp3 podcasts with parallel texts

Confessions of a shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella- Etext, Audiobook, Film in English with english subtitles, russian-english parallel text

Confessions of a shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella- 
Etext, Audiobook, Film in English with english subtitles, russian-english parallel text
PS. Серия Shopaholic интересна не только для девушек , интересующихся модой и жизнью в большом городе. Книги Sophie Kinsella написаны с юмором, от первого лица девушки в современном Лондоне, полны современного британского сленга, идиом, фразовых глаголов и прямо-таки излучают оптимизм ( см. ниже первые главы в виде русско-английского параллельного текста ) . Уже больше 10 лет мои ученицы с удовольствием читают ее книги в оригинале с опорой на активные англо-английские словари и наращивают свой активный словарный запас

The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic (2000) (Confessions of a Shopaholic in the United States and India) is the first in the popularShopaholic series. It is a chick-lit novel bySophie Kinsella, a pen-name of Madeleine Wickham. It focuses on the main character Rebecca (Becky) Bloomwood, a financial journalist, who is in a serious amount of debt through her shopping addiction.

понедельник, 7 декабря 2015 г.

Nobel Lecture by Svetlana Alexievich -07.12.2015- Russian-english parallel text

Michele A. Berdy from The Moscow Times- About Russian Everyday Language and Usage in English

About Russian Everyday Language and Usage  in English

Sputniknews.com:"Today we’ll be expanding on the peculiarities of Russian and English languages and the correlation between the two languages. Joining me in the studio today is Michele Berdy, one of the best known English speaking writers in Moscow

Michele A. Berdy has lived and worked in Moscow for 30 years. She is an accomplished translator and interpreter. After graduating magna cum laude from Amherst College, she did post-graduate work at the Pushkin Institute in Moscow and then worked as a translator and editor at a Soviet publishing house (1979 to 1982). In addition to working as a simultaneous and consecutive interpreter, she has translated several books, hundreds of articles and short stories, and sub-titled over 50 feature and documentary films. She has taught at the Department of Translation and Lexicography at Moscow State University and currently conducts master classes and workshops on various aspects of translation and intercultural communication.
Following a decade-long career producing innovative public affairs programming for American and Russian television, since 1996 she has managed and consulted on communications programs in Russia and the region, specializing in health and public service promotion.
Ms Berdy writes a popular weekly column on language and translation for The Moscow Times and The St. Petersburg Times, as well as book reviews and feature stories about Moscow and Russian culture. Her articles on culture, current events and various aspects of intercultural communication appear in the Russian and English-language press. She was the lead or sole writer of four guidebooks about Moscow, St Petersburg and Russia, and co-author of a Russian-English dictionary.

Articles by Michele A. Berdy

Remembering Eldar Ryazanov – in His Own Words

Sergei Nikolaev / Vedomosti
Служе́бный ромáн: office affair

This week in Russia has been colored by sorrow: Eldar Ryazanov, one of the country's most famous and beloved film directors, died at the age of 88. Since his death, television stations have been replaying his films from the 1960s through 1980s, and Russians — who are among the greatest quoters in the world — are slipping lines from his films into just about every conversation.
This is always hard on us foreigners. Someone says an odd little sentence like Он, конечно, виноват, но он … не виноват (Of course he's guilty, but … he isn't guilty) and everyone laughs. You stand there with an uncertain smile on your face until someone explains that it's a line from Берегись Автомобиля (Watch Out for the Car), said in defense of a 1960s Soviet Robin Hood by the great actor Oleg Yefremov. One more cultural allusion understood.
My favorite bit in that movie is when a fussy little car owner — a guy who made enough money to buy a Volga from selling electronics under the counter in a state commission shop — is describing some minor problems with his car to his enormous, laconic mechanic. He complains about a problem with steering. Поглядим (We'll take a look), the mechanic says. And it makes this ticking noise when you switch gears. Послушаем (We'll listen). And yesterday it smelled of gas. Понюхаем (We'll smell it.) Over the years when I would explain in excruciatingly boring detail some little glitch in one of my Zhigulis, my (big, laconic) mechanic would just say: Поглядим. Послушаем. Понюхаем. And laugh.
Another favorite Ryazanov movie with an automotive theme — cars, in their rarity, had particular meaning in the late Soviet period — is Гараж (Garage). It takes place in an organization called НИИ Охраны животных от окружающей среды (the Scientific Research Institute for the Protection of Animals from the Environment). Уже смешно! (It's funny already.) The institute's co-op has to eliminate several garages to allow for some road construction, and the party bigwigs think they can just kick out the least privileged employees. But at their meeting a young scientist locks them all in a building to force them to resolve the issue fairly. Over the long and hysterical night — Будь проклят тот день, когда я купил машину! (Cursed be the day that I bought a car!) — all the truth of misuse of authority, bribery, nepotism, and protectionism come out. Попрошу факт продажи Родины зафиксировать в протоколе! (I ask that evidence of selling out the Homeland be entered into the minutes!)
I also love Служебный Роман (An Office Affair), partially to watch the actress Alisa Freindlikh's transformation from "наша мымра" (our frump) to a knockout, but mostly because of the incredibly rich life of the staff. The office is like a big village, with the secretary Vera the town gossip and expert on all things feminine. From her I learned: Именно обувь делает женщину женщиной (It's shoes that make a woman a woman). Write that down.
In the film Вокзал на Двоих (Train Station for Two) you can learn about спекулянты (speculators, black marketeers) selling melons. In the Soviet era, speculation was a serious crime, but the vendors don't see it that way. They're performing a service: Я не спекулянтка! Мы посредники между землей и народом. (I'm not a speculator! We're middlemen between the earth and the people!)
Ryazanov was our middleman between reality and people, and I'm sorry he's gone.
Michele A. Berdy, a Moscow-based translator and interpreter, is author of "The Russian Word's Worth" (Glas), a collection of her columns.

Read more: http://sputniknews.com/voiceofrussia/radio_broadcast/28742746/28751317/

суббота, 5 декабря 2015 г.

The Wiz Live -NBC TV 2015 Live Musical

The Wiz Live -NBC TV 2015 Live Musical in English 

The Wiz Live! is a television special that aired live on NBCon December 3, 2015. [1] Produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, it is a performance of a new adaptation of the 1975 Broadway musical The Wiz, a soul/R&B reinterpretation ofL. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.[2] The broadcast is performed live from Grumman Studios inBethpage, New York.

пятница, 4 декабря 2015 г.

Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's Dictionary -8th edition for Goldendict

Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's Dictionary -8th edition for Goldendict
-Скачать архив, разархивировать в папку Goldendict/content/dictionaries, 
предварительно установив Goldendict c сайта разработчика 
или следующую сборку словарей для продвинутого уровня уже с интерфейсом Goldendict.
О серии словарей Collins Cobuild см. здесь

The 8th edition of the Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's Dictionary offers up-to-date coverage of today's English in a clear, attractive format. This dictionary is ideal for upper-intermediate and advanced learners of English. It covers all the words, phrases, and idioms that students need to master in order to speak and write effective English. With full-sentence definitions written in simple, natural English, this dictionary is easy to use and understand. The examples, taken from the 4.5-billion-word Collins Corpus, show learners how the words are used in authentic contexts. The dictionary also provides extensive help with grammar, including grammar patterns for many of the examples, and a grammar reference in the supplement. A wide range of vocabulary-building features, many of them with full-colour illustrations, encourage students to expand and improve their accuracy and fluency. The dictionary also includes a Visual Thesaurus, which provides alternatives to the 50 most over-used words in English; an Activity Guide, which helps students learn how to get the most out of the dictionary; a Writer's Handbook, which gives guidance on spelling, punctuation, letter-writing and CVs, and a Speaker's Handbook, which gives advice on the best set phrases to use in specific situations. The Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's Dictionary provides invaluable and detailed guidance on the English language, and is the complete reference tool for learners of English.

suc|ceed ▪▪▫ / səksiːd / (succeeds, succeeding, succeeded)

If you succeed in doing something, you manage to do it.
❏ [V + in]  We have already succeeded in working out ground rules with the Department of Defense.
❏ [V + in]  Some people will succeed in their efforts to stop smoking.
If something succeeds, it works in a satisfactory way or has the result that is intended.
❏ [V]  ...a move which would make any future talks even more unlikely to succeed.
Someone who succeeds gains a high position in what they do, for example in business or politics.
❏ [V]  ...the skills and qualities needed to succeed in small and medium-sized businesses.
If you succeed another person, you are the next person to have their job or position.
❏ [V n]  David Rowland is almost certain to succeed him as chairman on January 1.
❏ [V + to]  The present ruler, Prince Rainier III, succeeded to the throne on 9 May 1949.
5 VERB [usu passive]
If one thing is succeeded by another thing, the other thing happens or comes after it.
❏ [be V-ed]  A quick divorce can be succeeded by a much longer–and more agonising–period of haggling over the fate of the family.

Thesaurus | succeed | Also look up:
accomplish, conquer, master; (ant.) fail 1
displace, replace; (ant.) precede 4

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