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What's your country's nearest neighbour? Have you ever been there?

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ellen 2 March, 2013 - 17:14

Hi Demy.Thanks for answering the question. It is less persons which studied in my class well. I study read well. I do not so listens to Azerbaijan song. I listen to foreign songs mostly.But in the world of popular songs _Sarı gəlin_songs.Do you know music?
I'm happy to live in the country.Ukrania is very nice country. I love nature Ukrania.And you ?
You are dark hair or blonde hair ? You are tall, or undersized? Have you got some animal?
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Demy 25 February, 2013 - 18:51

Hi sevka98!) My favourite movie is ''Hatiko''. I like this dog so much!!!) Yes, we can speak about school. You can make any questions you want) And I have found somebody in one site. Is it you there? If it is not I am sorry... But can you say me first letter of your surname it is A? So I am sorry....I can't speak Russian there..Only some worlds......And I don't understand about phone..I can't put phone there... So I want to ask you something.Can I? How did you lern about this wonderful site? And what qualities do you value most in the people? Please answer.....I weit....

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Demy 25 February, 2013 - 14:42

Hi my dear friend) Do you mean ''How good my classmates read?''My classmates isn't very good in reading) But some of them are really good. So I think that I am good in reading. I start to read very early in 4 years I have read very fast. In 5 as my parents. Now it is more than 200 worlds in minute. After 9 grade I will stay at school. After will go to university. Like everybody) So what is your favourite Azerbaijan songs? Can you give me names please? And what are your views on life? What do you want for a happy life? Do you like your country? Do you like Ukraine?))))))

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sevka98 25 February, 2013 - 12:06

Hi demy!How are you?I am English movies "Titanic"and music "Jeasten Bieber Boyfriend".And you?Demy,we can talk about the school?Put the phone to your school?You can try the Russian language?Please answer................................))))))))

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ellen 24 February, 2013 - 17:03

Hi Demy. Thank you for answering the question. Damy past (last) -We have to the same feature -in commentary, I had told.This is indeed true. Because I love Rihanna. I like his songs. _Diamonds_ In particular song. After I like, Beyonce, Selena Gomez, Pink, The Wanted, and so on.I dont rock music.
I have one brother. I thought of people I trust him first., We are passing the English language school for 2 hours.I pay attention at first and carry. I have one brother. We are passing the English language school for two hours.How man students reads person in your class? You have a good read? After the exams of the 9th grade are you?
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Demy 23 February, 2013 - 15:18

Hi ellen) Thanks for answer.My hobby it is psychology and I like to organize different parties and activitis basically in my school. What about psychology my friends often address to me for help in different situations. They tell me their secrets because they know that I would NEVER tell someone it. So I like to help my friends and just people. My English lessons only two times per week so I study english alone... I haven't sisters or brothers, i am the only daughter of my parents. What about singers I like Rihanna!!! She is so cool!!! Also I like some songs of Pink, Beyonce,Shakira,One Direction and Green Day.And I like one not very fresh song it is one of my favourite for this week)) It is Nickelback - How You Remind Me. I don't know why I like this song) If really I don't like rock, but this I song like)))And what about you? Which you singers and songs do you like? And what qualities do you value most in the people?

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ellen 23 February, 2013 - 11:31

Hi Demy. Thank you for answering the question. Yes, we have the same characteristics. I, too, love the subject of geography. I like to collect information about countries. That is why I want to be a journalist. Journalists are in contact with different people and in different countries. it likes me much this. The best professions programmer of book-keeping (accounts department), the profession of a translator, komputer, oil-industry worker etc in Azerbaijan. $ 1000 comes for months, but annual comes and annual are $ 12000 . My hobby to paint a picture, to gather interesting information about countries in the Internet . What is your hobby? How many hours a week you can pass the English language? Have you got sister and brother? Which you singers like?
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Demy 22 February, 2013 - 20:42

Hi buddy) I have not any sisters or brothers... Вау your sisters have beautiful names especially Almaz!!!! I know this songs!!!! I like ''Нюша''. She is good!!! I am sorry I can't tell exactly what russian songs I like for two reasons: First, I don't like too much Russian songs) I prefer foreign music. Second, In Ukraine we mostly listen Ukrainian music) So you maybe think, that it strange,that I don't listen Russian music but I'm so)))) But anyhow I will try to answer. So I like voice of Polina Gagarina and her songs is OK. I like ''Колыбельная'' and I often sing this song in bathroom)))) I don't know why))))))Mayby I will remember names of songs after and will write you))) And from here do you know Russian??? What English songs do you like? And movies? Please answer.....)))))

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sevka98 22 February, 2013 - 15:59

Hi my friend!!!!!!!!!!!! I want to read BAKU STATE UNIVERSITY.I have my two sister.and you?my sisters names "Almaz and Semire. " I am Russian songs loves "нюша выше"and "Ангел А.Холодный дождъ ".Russian songs,which one are you like?Please answer........................))))))))))

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sevka98 20 February, 2013 - 10:58

HI DEMY!!!!!!THE CURRENCY OF AZERBAIJAN "MANAT".ÜHAT YOU READ UNİVERSİTY WANT?PLEASE ANSWER!!!!!!1

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Demy 20 February, 2013 - 17:24

Hi my friend!!! Thanks for answer)))
Do you mean in what university I want to go? Despite what opportunities I will have after 2-3 years)Of course I would like to study abroad but in Ukraine also good universities)))
And what about you? And do you have brother or sister? What are your favourite songs? Какие именно русские песни тебе нравятся? (What Russian songs exactly do you like?)(It is for other users) Please answer...I wait...

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Demy 19 February, 2013 - 14:31

Hi my dear friend) Thanks for answer.
Oooo you know chemistry well....It is cool!!! If really I don't like this subject because it does not always I did it well. I have good grades but as for me is a little dificalt subject) But I like a lot biology(as you) and geografy!
I have the all most the same situation. Everybody around me (especially my teachers) say that I should be a journalist becouse I like to speak) I am always good in writing different compositions and I like to perform with my articles,presentations and other. So we are similar!) What about my opinion I think it is good job,because you can communicate with people and you can travel. So I like your preference! And I advice you to look in Internet about what jobs are important,intresting and high paying in Azerbaijan.
And can you tell me some examples of important jobs in your country? For example very soon our class will go in employment Center where special persons will tell us about what job better to choose) Did in your school make the same? And can you tell me about your hobbies? What do you like to make when you have free time?

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ellen 18 February, 2013 - 16:25

Hello Demy. I am like you without a decision in me. I do not know what profession to choose. But I'm getting some advice from the people. But I most want to be a journalist. Because I love this profession. But all the people around me wants to be a doctor, my father is the most important. Because I know the science of biology and chemistry well. What let me know one of these professions and I would select choose one of these professions now.. I want to get the most studying abroad., I want to read most of the United States. Because, I think, a little better than in the education system. You more show interest in and select choose that art profession you to the which art profession from the heart of my advice.. My dear friend. Where are you trying to read? Maybe can you give me advice what in your opinion is good jobs? I would like to hear your opinion.... Please writing........................................................

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ellen 17 February, 2013 - 16:58

The Azerbaijan education system is like Ukrania. However, there are a number of amendments. 1.Go to kindergarten until the age of 5-6. 2.Primary school until the age of 6-10. 3.Secondary education lasts until the age of 10-17 years. Lower secondary osnowna serednia shkola middle school is for scholars aged 10 to 17, following which they may qualify for their lower secondary school leaving certificates. The curriculum includes the Ukrainian language and literature, a foreign language, algebra, biology, chemistry, geography, geometry, history, physics, music, art and physical education.
4.After the selection of students under the age of 17, and their professional study at the univercity.If students do not go on to upper secondary school, then they may opt to study further at own expense at a vocational secondary school. Programs take up to 4 years to complete, and result in a hierarchy of technical qualifications that fit them for a meaningful working role in Azerbaijanian society.
I have so much on the education system. Ask why you are interested. I am a coeval with you. . What profession do you want to have in the future? Please writing........................................................

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Demy 18 February, 2013 - 14:07

Hi ellen!!! Thanks for answer)
This time I will be more shorter))) It is cool that we are coevals!!! I don't know who I will be in the future....I think yet...I should take decision but I don't know exactly... I have some variants:1)I it's try to be translater. Russian language is very important in today's society so I hope that I will find job) And I would like to study Chinese or Arabic because it is very useful. 2)It is something to do with mathematics such as an accountant or banker, economist. 3)be doctor. 4)turistic bussiness. In Ukraine a lot of people like to go for the rest abroad.
What about your favourite subjects? And what profession do you want to have in the future? Do you like to study in Azerbaijan or in another country? Maybe can you give me advice what in your opinion is good jobs? I would like to hear your opinion....

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sevka98 16 February, 2013 - 17:40

Hi Demy!!!!!!!!!!!!YES,I LIKE Russian and English songs!!!!!!))))my favourite( PSY )!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What is the currency in your country?

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Demy 17 February, 2013 - 10:43

Hi sevka98! Me too!!! I like PSY))) I am fun of him))))The currency of Ukraine is hryvnia. And in your country?

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ellen 16 February, 2013 - 15:02

Hello Demy. I got a greeting. Thank you. I liked the comment that you wrote. Ukrania as well as the beautiful, the food is also very nice. I have heard of some of the dishes to name. I like seafood products. I'm not a vegetarian but I like plant meal of origin foods. A new cat the picture is very nice. İ like black and white, and gray-colored cats.
How old are you? and what we read in class? What is the educational system Ukranie? Please write to thank you in advance ..................

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Demy 17 February, 2013 - 09:33

Hi ellen. Thanks for answer!!!Thank you a lot for compliment about my country, cats and my picture)))
I am fifteen years old. And you? Mutually I like sea products, but in Ukraine it is not very good even in cities, that are near with the sea...
What about education in Ukraine it's good (Although in comparison with what country). Now I study in usual school, because it is the most nearest I don't need every morning go somewhere) I go in school in 8 o'clock like the most Ukrainian pupils. There is examples for you:
1)Primary Education
Education in the Ukraine is compulsory from age 6 to age 15. The first 4 years are at elementary younger school. This introduces them to their school career in which they will be taught art and sciences from a practical orientation, so that they will be able to use them too, in later life.
2)Middle Education
Lower secondary osnowna serednia shkola middle school is for scholars aged 10 to 15, following which they may qualify for their lower secondary school leaving certificates. The curriculum includes the Ukrainian language and literature, a foreign language, algebra, biology, chemistry, geography, geometry, history, physics, music, art and physical education.
3)Secondary Education
Thereafter 3 years may be spent at starsha serednia shkola or upper secondary school leading to a matriculation school certificate or atestat. In the process, school students take a series of independent government tests, culminating in a final one that examines their /knowledge of Ukrainian language and literature, English / German / French / Spanish, as well as biology, chemistry, geography, mathematics and physics.
4)Vocational Education
If students do not go on to upper secondary school, then they may opt to study further at own expense at a vocational secondary school. Programs take up to 4 years to complete, and result in a hierarchy of technical qualifications that fit them for a meaningful working role in Ukrainian society.
I don't know if it the same in your country.... My favourite subjects are Russian, English and Ukrainian languages. And I like History and Math. If really I like all subjects)) Im my school we have twelve point system evaluation. And is it the same in your school?
And what about you? How old are you? What about educational system in Azerbaijan?
Please answer I weit.......

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Demy 16 February, 2013 - 11:02

Hi sevka98!!!) Thanks for answer.
At our school english it is only two times per week...
What English and Russian songs do you like? For example I don't like too much Russian songs, becouse it is'nt very modern ( ^_^ ) What is your favourite celebrity?

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sevka98 16 February, 2013 - 07:04

Hi my friend!!!English language courses at our school three times a week passes.Yes,we are years old.yes,I like.

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sevka98 15 February, 2013 - 15:21

thank you my friend!!!!!!!!!!!! I just know RUSSIAN.give you a beautiful name!my fifteen years old.do you know Azerbaijane language?

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Demy 15 February, 2013 - 17:32

Hi my friend!!!) Say hello to Ellen please!))) Thank you for answer!
No I don't know Azerbaijani language. But I like it so much!!! I know only one world it is "təşəkkür."(if I have wrote right))) Спасибо большое!!!
We are the same age!!!)))It is cool ( ^_^ )
And can I ask you? In your school how many times per week do you have English? And do you like Azerbaijan or Russian or English or another country music? Please answer...

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tre_si 15 February, 2013 - 09:14

Albania's nearest neighbours are: Kosovo, Montenegro, Greece and Macedonia. I have been to Kosovo several times, to Greece once and to Macedonia. I am waiting to visit Montenegro soon.

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