Dear future me,
we both know that this is not our favorite thing to do, but let’s communicate a bit :)
Let me tell you about your distant past — sophomore year at the LUNN.
It was a challenging year for me, but mostly not because of studying. Moreover, everything was pretty great and I finished first semester with only one “B”. I won’t be surprised if it’s still your best result, because even this semester I am already praying just not to lose my scholarship. During second semester studying definitely went on a second place because of health problems…
I want to talk a little about Russian culture.
Everyone knows that Russia has a long long history and through more then a 1000 years of it Russians carried some elements of culture. Folklore is one of them. It appeared even before Christianity and writing, during ancient times when our ancestors were pagans and Russia as a country didn’t exist.
Nowadays we explore folklore with great interest, but we can’t always understand it. Why? One of the reasons is that we don’t see the whole picture. Folklore is connected with many invisible features of culture, such as beliefs, values and…
I would like to share my internship experience this year.
First of all, this was in fact our first real internship, because the previous one was during a lockdown. I had an internship at a travel agency.
Even though I didn’t have to go there every day or do some grueling work, it was still pretty hard for me. It turned out that my theoretical knowledge is not enough to work in a real organization. For example, I was nervous filling out various papers and contracts, because I was not sure that I was doing everything correctly. In addition, for me, as…
Employee Bulletin: A bulletin is made to inform employees about emergencies as soon as possible. Usually, it hangs on a bulletin board.
Newspaper: Newspaper is a widely used for communication with employees. Company’s plans, policy, procedure objectives, problems are published in it. As a rule, it is published weekly.
Reading rack: The shelf can be used to place the necessary books for employees to read and learn.
Note. Notification is an important part of communicating within the company. It’s used, for example, to invite workers to a special meeting.
Complaints Book: The Complaints Book can be kept in a specific…
First of all, small talk is very important. Even is you are not used to do it on a day-to-day basis you have to develop this skill.
Secondly, you have to remember some peculiarities about addressing someone. In some companies in the USA it’s a part of the official policy that everyone call colleagues by their first names. But even if your boss tell you to call them by their first name it doesn’t mean that you are friends now. Also, it’s still more polite to start with last name when you meet someone new.
Lastly, it’s important to remember…
Today I found out some new facts about business communication and also some tips that can help you improve your skills in it.
First of all, there are a few forms of BC. The most important ones are email, meetings and discussion.
Let’s start with the email. Firstly, you need a takeaway in the beginning of your letter. Describe a purpose of what you’re writing — it should be clear and easy to understand. Next step: bold specific important information in the main part of your message. …
Today I’m going to tell you about a book I really want to read this semester. This book is called Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close.
This novel is written by Jonathan Safran Foer.
Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of two bestselling, award-winning novels, Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and a bestselling work of nonfiction, Eating Animals. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
He teaches creative writing at New York University now.
I really want to read this book because I heard a lot about it from my friends and also I am curious about…
Moldova - country lying in the northeastern corner of the Balkan region of Europe.
Capital: Chișinău, located in the south-central part of the country.
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Romanian
MONETARY UNIT: Moldovan leu (plural lei)
Moldova’s climate — warm and moderately continental — is characterized by a lengthy frost-free period, a comparatively mild winter, considerable temperature fluctuations, and, in the south, extended droughts.
Moldova lies to the east of the great arc of the Carpathian Mountains. It is underlain mostly by deep sedimentary rocks covering the southwestern portion of the ancient structural block known as the Russian, or East European, Plain.
ruggedly — in a rugged manner (грубо)
delightfully — in a manner that causes great pleasure; charmingly (восхитительно)
stave church — is a medieval wooden Christian church building once common in north-western Europe (Каркасная церковь)
temperate — having a moderate climate which especially lacks extremes in temperature (умеренный)
enchanted — placed under a spell; bewitched (зачарованный)
soaring — flying or rising high in the air (парящий)
boreal forests — forests growing in high-latitude environments where freezing temperatures occur for 6 to 8 months (тайга)
barren — (of land) too poor to produce much or any vegetation(бесплодный)
robust — strong and healthy; vigorous(крепкий)
My first semester as a Sophomore has almost ended. I want to reflect on it a little bit.
A lot of things changed since Freshman Year. Now we have much more subjects directly related to our future profession. Sometimes I feel overwhelmed with word “tourism” in my schedule and life hahah
Moreover, I think my groupmates and me has changed too. Now we are more like a “real students”, I guess. Although our classes are still a chaotic mess sometimes (I hope this thing will never change).
Me myself definitely grown as a person during this few months. A lot…