2016  – THE YEAR OF SHAKESPEARE

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    William Shakespeare is considered to be the most important figure in English literature. To remember Shakespeare's life, which ended in 1616, the year 2016 has been dedicated to him with numerous presentations, plays, lectures, festivals, etc. organized and performed worldwide. The text below contains some basic facts about the Bard's life and work, along with some of his most popular quotes which had not only become the literatures's most famous lines but also catch phrases in modern Engl...
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DAME ZAHA HADID (1950-2016)

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DAME ZAHA HADID (1950-2016)   "I don't think you can teach architecture. You can only inspire people." These words were said by Zaha Hadid, one of the most important and influential figures in modern architecture, whose designs and projects are taught to students in our school. News that the she died on the 31st March 2016 saddened people passionate about architecture and design worldwide. Reasons for such sentiment are numerous. Zaha Hadid was an exceptionally talented archi...
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Mark Twain

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  “TWENTY YEARS FROM NOW YOU WILL BE MORE DISAPPOINTED BY THE THINGS THAT YOU DIDN'T DO THAN BY THE ONES YOU DID DO. SO THROW OFF THE BOWLINES. SAIL AWAY FROM THE SAFE HARBOR. CATCH THE TRADE WINDS IN YOUR SAILS. EXPLORE. DREAM. DISCOVER.“ Mark Twain (1835 – 1910) ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY YEARS (1884 - 2014) SINCE THE PUBLICATION OF ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR CHILDREN'S BOOKS  “THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN“ BY MARK TWAIN   The first edition book cover   T...
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CONTEMPORARY CROATIAN ARCHITECTURE

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  1985. jedan je učenik prvog razreda današnje Građevinske tehničke škole napisao: U ovu školu upisao sam se s namjerom da i ja jednog dana postanem graditelj i ostvarim želju koju u sebi nosim od ranog djetinjstva. Sjećam se točno trenutka kad sam se definitivno odlučio za ovaj poziv. Presudan je bio posjet Beogradu i „petlja“ na ulasku u grad. Brojio sam katove „petlje“, pratio ceste koje su išle jedna ispod druge, stalno zapitkivao kuda ide koja cesta... Po povratku u Rijeku st...
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Gradovi/Cities GÜLER’S & PAMUK’S ISTANBUL

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Ara Güler's photographs show Istanbul to be a place where traditional life carries on regardless, where the old combines with the new to create a humble music that speaks of ruin and poverty, and where there is as much melancholy in the faces of the city's people as in its views; especially in the 1950s and 1960s, when the last brilliant remnants of the imperial city- the banks, hans and government buildings of Ottoman Westernisers - were collapsing all around him, he caught the poetry o...
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Translating Croatian writers

Miroslav Krleža (1893. - 1981.), književnik i leksikograf, jedan od velikana hrvatske književnosti, obrađuje se u četvrtim razredima strukovnih škola i gimnazija. Priloženi se materijali, nakon obrade na satovima Hrvatskog jezika, koriste u nastavi Engleskog jezika.   Priloženi dokumenti: Translating Croatian writers - Preuzmi
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