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My Family

   Our family is not large. We are a family of four: my father, my mother, my younger brother and I.
   My name is Olga. I am seventeen. I am a school leaver. My younger brother is ten. He is a pupil of the fifth form. He looks like our father. He has brown eyes, short straight hair. He is tall and thin. As for me everybody says I look like my mother. I have the same blue eyes, a snub nose, fair curly hair. I am not tall and 1 am not thin. I am an ordinary girl of 17.
   Our family lives in Moscow. We have a nice three-roomed flat on the fourth floor of a multistoried building. We have all modern conveniences: running hot and cold water, telephone, central heating, rubbish chute. We have no gas range. All the flats in our house are provided with electric cookers. We are satisfied with our flat where we moved only a year ago.
   My mother is about 40. She looks pretty well We all love dearly our Mum, and are always ready to help her about the house. We try to share our duties. Returning home after classes I usually do the shopping. 1 drop in at the bakery and at the dairy.
   My younger brother also has his duties about the house. He helps mother to set the table and wash the dishes. He usually sweeps the floor and dusts the furniture. On Saturdays Dad joins us in our work about the house. He likes to make or repair something. He also likes to clean the flat with a vacuum-cleaner. I suppose it's his little hobby But speaking seriously his real hobby is taking photos. He can do it perfectly well. We have several family albums with the pictures taken by him.
   My father is an engineer in computers. He is considered to be an experienced engineer. We are very proud of him but there is one unpleasant thing with this: he is always busy and very often he works overtime.
   My mother is an economist. The firm she works in deals with trading. They have business in different towns of Russia. She is to go on business trips from time to time.
   We have a little summer house and a lovely garden near it not far from Moscow. The nature is very beautiful there. There is a lake there. My grandparents like to live there in summer.
   They don't work now. They are on pension. They live in an industrial district of the city where the air is rather polluted. That's why they are always looking forward to going to our summer house. My Granny is fond of gardening and my Grandpa likes to go fishing.
   Our family is friendly. 1 like them all.

Моя семья

   Наша семья небольшая. В нашей семье четыре человека: папа, мама, мой младший брат и я.
   Меня зовут Ольга. Мне семнадцать лет. Я — выпускница. Моему младшему брату десять лет. Он ученик пятого класса. Он похож на папу. У него карие глаза, короткие прямые волосы. Он высокий и худой. Что касается меня, все говорят, что я похожа на свою маму. У меня такие же голубые глаза, курносый нос, светлые кудрявые волосы. Я не высокая и не худая. Я обычная девушка 17-ти лет.
   Наша семья живет в Москве. У нас хорошая трехкомнатная квартира на четвертом этаже многоэтажки. У нас есть все современные удобства: горячая и холодная вода, телефон, центральное отопление, мусоропровод. У нас нет газовой плиты. Все квартиры в нашем доме оборудованы электрическими плитами. Нам нравится наша квартира, в которую мы переехали только год назад.
   Моей маме 40 лет. Она не выглядит на свой возраст. Мы все очень любим нашу маму и всегда готовы помочь ей по дому. Мы стараемся разделять наши обязанности. Возвращаясь домой после школы, я обычно делаю покупки. Я хожу в булочную и в молочный магазин.
   У моего младшего брата также есть свои домашние обязанности. Он помогает маме накрывать на стол и мыть посуду. Он обычно моет пол, вытирает пыль с мебели. По субботам папа присоединяется к нашим домашним хлопотам. Он любит мастерить или ремонтировать что-либо. Ему также нравится пылесосить. Я даже думаю, что это его хобби. А если серьезно, его настоящее хобби — фотография. Он делает это очень хорошо. У нас есть несколько семейных альбомов с фотографиями, которые сделал он.
   Мой отец — компьютерный инженер. Его считают опытным инженером. Мы очень гордимся им, но есть одна негативная сторона: он всегда занят и очень часто работает сверхурочно.
   Моя мама — экономист. Фирма, где она работает, занимается торговлей. У них бизнес в разных городах России. Время от времени маме приходится ездить в деловые поездки.
   У нас есть маленькая дача с садом недалеко от Москвы. Природа там очень красивая. Там есть озеро. Моим дедушке и бабушке нравится жить там летом.
   Они сейчас не работают, они на пенсии. Они живут в заводском районе города, где воздух довольно загрязнен. Именно поэтому они всегда с нетерпением ждут поездки на дачу. Моя бабушка увлекается садоводством, а моему дедушке нравится ловить рыбу.
   Наша семья дружная. Я их всех люблю.


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