1. Russia occupies the eastern half of Europe and the northern third of Asia. 2. The climate of thenorth-ern part of Russia is severe. 3. This winter is a true Russian winter with hard frosts. 4. It is

warm in the Crimea and the Caucasus. 5. Washington is the capital of the United States of Amer-ica. 6. I want to go to New York some day. 7. The best way to know and understand the peopleof other countries is to meet them in their own homes. 8. Is Australia an island or a continent? 9.The Red Sea is between Africa and Asia. 10. There are six continents in the world. 11. France isto the north of Italy.