'There is absolutely no point in grading children according to ability as you describe!' He was clearly a man of immovable opinion. I looked across at him. 'Well, do you have all grades in one class?' The answer came back through Kitty. 'All Russian children are clever!'
Такое нельзя придумать..
- Do you have pioneers in your country? I presumed that this meant camping and hiking. I said yes, we did this too in our schools and I launched into an explanation of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme. I struck an unexpected snag here because none of them had even heard of the Duke of Edinburgh. I laughed. 'Or surely you must know him! Our Queen's husband?' Blank faces and shrugs all round. 'Edinbor? Edinbor? ' Kitty queried. 'Yes, of course,' I replied. 'The capital of Scotland.' 'But Dublin in the capital of Scotland,' she said, so I decided to drop the topic.