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Peterhof Peterhof is situated about 29 km from St.P. on the southern shore of the Guilt of Finland. It was founded by Peter the Great who gave it Dutch name “Peterhof” . It became the fist summer residence of Peter the great, a palace for holiday. The construction of the Upper Chamber (grand palace) began in 1714. The idea of the project came from Peter. The first architect was Johann Brounstein. After him many architect rebuilding the monument. The palace was built in the baroque style. In palace there are many rooms. The most interesting rooms are: the chesma room, the throne room and the dining room. The first general plan of Peterhof drawn up in 1716 by Braustein. The birthday of our town is the 15-th of July. We celebrated it every year. The town is 290 years old. The Monplaisir is a birthplace of our town. It was the private residence of the tsar. Now all the palaces are museums. Many tourists from all over the world visit our town. There are many parks in it: The Upper Gardens, the Lower park, the English park and others. There are mane fountains in the parks and three Cascade. I live in Peterhof. I was born there. We love our town and we are proud of it! Television Nowadays TV has become a great part of our live. Many people all over the world come home after work or school and first they do is turning their TV sets on. Is it bad or good? Lets discuss some advantages and disadvantages of TV. On the one hand television is doing a lot of harm. We begin to forget how to occupy our spare time. All our free time is given to TV. Thats why the time id largely wasted. Many people no longer read books, however it is the key to all higher study. And of course television may lead to poor health through rushed meals, lack of sleep, lack of exercise. But on the other hand, we mustnt forget what a great amount of information we get! I think we must watch TV to be a well informed. It gives wonderful possibilities for education and opportunities to see the best actors and performances, to hear the latest news, to listen to political discussions and different concerts. Besides there is a considerable variety of programs. Television helps us to relax after a hard days work. So we should watch TV but moderately because in spite of its advantages never the less it can do us a lot of harm The Olympic Games The Olympic games have a very long history. They began in 777 bc. in Greece and took place every 4 years for nearly 12 century at Olympia. All the cities in Greece sent their best athletes to Olympia to compete in the Games. For the period of the games all the wars stopped. So the O.G. became the symbol of peace and friend-ship. In 394 A. D. The Games were abolished. The idea to revive the Games came from a Frenchman Baron Pierre de Caulertin who painted out of the signifier of sports its education value. He said:” The important thing in the O.G. is not winning, but take part" In 1896 the 1st modern O.G. took place. The competition were held in Greece symbolize the continuation old tradition. The some year in International Olympic Committee was set up. Each country has its Nation Olympic Committee. Summer and winter Games held separate. Thousthans of athletes, journalists and guests come to the games .Russia joined the O.G. movement in the 1952. Since then it has won lot of Gold, Silver and bronze medals. In 1980 Moscow hosted 22d O.G. Nowadays, major cities compete the host of O.G. not just for the win. The Games being but for the vast amount of profit a host country can male . the Games have also become politically important.