Intro|Pre-Int|КВУ Саморазвитие. С сюжетом

Алекс и Анна в Нью-Йорке. Вчера они провели почти весь день в Центральном парке, а до этого посетили Манхеттен и Гринвич-Виллидж. Сегодня по просьбе Алекса они пришли в the MOMA — музей современного искусства

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Одна из картин привлекла внимание Анны. Что же на ней на самом деле изображено?

Anna Alex

Anna: Alex, look at that picture! What is it?

Alex: Well… it looks like a cat… or a lion… Yes, it’s definitely a lion!

Anna: Really?! To me it’s more like an apple tree with three big apples. Let’s look at the name. What does it say?

Alex: Well… It says «Three sisters at a table».

Anna: Oh, Gosh!

После музея герои сидят в кафе и делятся впечатлениями. Кажется, их мнения сильно отличаются

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Давайте узнаем, что каждый из них думает о смысле картин в музее

Anna Alex

Anna: I can’t believe you are serious about this, Alex! All those pictures are awful! And you don’t even know what they mean!

Alex: No, I don’t. That’s true. But they certainly mean something! I tried to Google the information, like many people around did. But the signal was weak! So I couldn’t connect! But when we get home…

Anna: Oh, Alex!

Разные взгляды на искусство чуть не привели к ссоре между двумя хорошими друзьями

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К счастью Алекс всегда умел вовремя сменить тему

Alex Anna

Alex: Alright, alright, alright! Let’s stop arguing! It’s getting on my nerves a bit.

Anna: Better tell me, what are we planning for tomorrow?

Alex: I’m longing to see a Broadway show! It must be such a marvel! Do you think we could get a ticket?

Anna: I think we should first check what’s on tomorrow!

Alex: Sure thing! As far as we get home then. I hope it’ll be Cats!

Давайте узнаем, насколько сильно Алекс и Анна отличаются во взглядах на то, как надо проводить свободное время

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Anna Alex

Anna: Alex, how do you usually spend your free time?

Alex: Well, I don’t like when my life is boring. I like to learn about new places, new people — that’s what really motivates me… The world is changing so fast and I think it’s very important to change with it. I have a hobby to spend at least two hours a day learning something new: so I spend a lot of time on the Internet. And it’s a pity I don’t read many books nowadays. It upsets me a bit because I used to like reading.


Alex Anna

Alex: Anna, how do you usually spend your free time?

Anna: I’m crazy about video games. But I’m not the person who can spend days and nights playing Warcraft or… something like that. No! I like learning things about the process. I think, video games will soon become more popular than films. It’s a bit sad because I’m a big fan of westerns and thrillers. And I read a lot, too! Many people prefer watching Youtube and Netflix to reading. But this will never happen to me.

Давайте узнаем, насколько сильно Алекс и Анна отличаются во взглядах на то, как надо проводить свободное время

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Anna Alex

Anna: Alex, how do you usually spend your free time?

Alex: Well, I don’t like when my life is boring. New places, new people, new experience — that’s what really drives me… The world is changing so fast and it’s very important to be flexible and to follow the latest trends. I have a habit to spend at least two hours a day learning something new: modern art is my newest hobby but I’m also interested in such things as biohacking and time management. I think they can really help us be more efficient and productive. It’s a shame I don’t read many fiction books nowadays. It upsets me a bit because I used to like reading.


Alex Anna

Alex: Anna, how do you usually spend your free time?

Anna: I’m crazy about video games if you know what I mean. But I’m not the person who would spend days and nights playing Warcraft or… something like that. No! I like learning things about the process. This industry develops much faster than film making. Which is still quite popular now, but will soon be forgotten. It upsets me because I’m a big fan of it. And I read a lot, too! Many people believe we will soon give up reading and start watching Youtube and Netflix nonstop. But I’m absulutelly sure people will never lose interest to this source of entertainment and education.

Давайте узнаем, насколько сильно Алекс и Анна отличаются во взглядах на то, как надо проводить свободное время

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Anna Alex

Anna: Alex, what do you find worth spending your free time for?

Alex: Well, I like being on the move, you know. New places, new people, new experiences… I think we’re living in vibrant times and it’s vital to be flexible and to have a solid grasp on the latest trends. So information is really kind! And the Internet, it allows you to have the whole world at your fingertips. I’ve taken up a habit recently to spend at least two hours a day learning something new: modern art is my latest craze but I’m also into such things as biohacking and time management. I think with certain patterns and simple routines humans could perform much more efficiently than we usually do. I seem to abandon fiction books in favour of some more sciency stuff, though. It upsets me a bit cause I used to like imaginative writing.


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Alex: Anna, what do you find worth spending your free time for?

Anna: I’m totally a games nerd if you know what I mean. But not the one who would waste days and nights playing Warcraft or… whatever. No! I like the backstage of the process: the design, new solutions in the gameplay. Games are getting more and more sophisticated day by day! This industry develops way faster than oldy-moldy film making. And the latter, though still quite popular now, will soon be in decline. To my greatest disappointment because I’m a huge fan of it. And I read a lot, too! They say people will soon give up reading altogether as Youtube and Netflix are getting more and more ingenious at getting our attention. But I’m rather doubtful the mankind will ever lose interest to this simplest yet most powerful source of both entertainment and education.

А как вы проводите свое свободное время? Чей способ развлечений и саморазвития вам ближе?

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I think Alex/Anna is right when he/she says that…

 

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