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English for science

English for science

Key words. Find the information Look in the text and find this information as quickly as possible. 1. What percentage of murders in Russia are linked to alcohol? 2. What percentage of suicides in Russia are linked to alcohol? 3. How much pure alcohol does the average Russian drink each year? 4. How much alcohol do some household products contain? 5. What is the life expectancy for men in Russia? 6. What is the life … Continue reading

Statistics and facts

Statistics and facts

Like other occult techniques of divination, the statistical method has a private jargon deliberately contrived to obscure its methods from non-practitioners. G. O. Ashley Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment. Jean Baudrillard Statistics are no substitute for judgment. Henry Clay I could prove God statistically. George Gallup Round numbers are always false. Samuel Johnson Statistics: the mathematical theory of ignorance. Morris Kline Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics. Fletcher … Continue reading

University education

University education

A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning. Benjamin Disraeli What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books. Thomas Carlyle In university they don’t tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools. Doris Lessing The University brings out all abilities, including incapability. Anton Chekhov A … Continue reading