One of the best universities; Galatasaray University. Gsu is a
state university. “shopping malls have everything”
Ywant to buy some
books and some
Or Look at some computer games and buy a birthday card. And you want to
have a drink a spend some time with your friends. Where do you go? The town
Maybe. But we often meet, eat and hang
out with our friends…in a shopping mall!
So why are shopping malls popular?
Manchester is an
exciting, multicultural city.
There are a lot of
beautiful buildings. And
there are 50,000 students
here so music scene is
brilliant. Manchester has
got 135 parks. We are
also near beautiful
countryside but the
weather is terrible. It’s
often cold and wet.
just do it
WHY NOT TRY AN EXTREME SPORTS?
“It’s a way of
is surfing on
wheels and it comes from
California, USA. Skateboarders
wear knee pads, helmets and big
T-shirts. They practice in skate parks or on the
street. It isn’t an Olympics- who knows?
“You forget your
You can do
On a mountain or you can practice on a
climbing wall! With lessons, climbing is very
safe. Climbers use a lot of ropes and
What do you do when you are
hungry? Go to the kitchen
cupboard? Buy a burger? Or do
you what Fergus Drennan doeslook
for food in the fields?
Fergus doesn’t like buying his
food in supermarkets or shops. He finds his food in the
lives and works
countryside or next to roads. All his food is local and
Fergus usually eats vegetables but he also eats meat.
He doesn’t buy his meat- he finds it on roads.
Fergus Drennan is a writer, teacher
and TV presenter. He
in the countryside in
Fergus’s recipes are on his
Website and page 8. They are
very unusual. They are also healthy, fresh and free!
Why not try them?
EAT and ENJOY!
The first Glastonbury Festival was in September 1970. The
tickets weren’t expensive. In fact, they were only € 1! It’s different
now. The tickets are very expensive. They were only 15,000 people at
the first festival but in 2007, there were over 177,000! The weather
isn’t always good at Glastonbury. In fact, the weather is usually
Top bands and singers play at the festival including Radiohead,
REM, Björk and Robbie Willams.
David Bowie was the top act in 2000. He was also at Glastonbury in
His work with electricity and his
inventions changed the way we live.
But we don’t even remember his
Nikola Tesla was born at midnight during an
electrical storm in 1856. He was a child genius
and invented his first machine when he was only
four. Tesla studied electrical engineering in
Austria and at Prague University, then worked as
an engineer. Then, in 1884, he travelled to
America and arrived with only four cents in his
In the US, Tesla worked for Thomas Edison,
the inventor of the light bulb. But he left because
they had different ideas and Edison didn’t pay
him very well.
Tesla then worked for George Westinghouse.
He invented an electricity system for the lights at
the 1893 Chicago World Fair. It was a great
If you’re SAD,
see the light!
Many people feel depressed in winter –
and now scientists think they know why.
In the USA about 6-20% of people have SAD and it
is common in other countries like the UK and
Sweden. People get countries like the UK and
Sweden. People get SAD in autumn and winter,
when the days are shorter and there is less daylight.
It is more common in women than in men. People
with SAD usually sleep a lot and feel tired all the
time. They also eat a lot of sweet food and feel
depressed. The answer is bright light . You can go
on holiday to a sunny country, of course!
In the 1970s,an American engineer
called Herb Kern noticed that in
spring and summer he was happy
and had a lot of energy, but every
winter he became depressed and
lazy. He thought it was because
there wasn’t much daylight in the
winter and asked some scientists to
make a ‘light box’. He put the box on
his desk and after a few days he felt
a lot better. In 1982 the scientists
gave his illness a name – Seasonal
Affective Disorder, or SAD.
Have you ever thought about in
career in politics? Have you ever
voted in an election? NO? Well,
why not start now?
In Britain last year, over half a million young people voted in the
elections for the UK Youth Parliament. The voters were all between
eleven and eighteen years old they elected 500 Members of the
MYPs work with people in local government. They explain young
people’s opinions on problems like public transport, education,
crime and environment.
The book You Only Live Twice by lan Fleming
tell us that
was born in
1924, and he didn’t have