Vydáno dne 29.04.2013
Poznáte podle loga, na co se specializují různé britské firmy? Některá
loga bezpečně poznáte, jiná mohou být oříšek. Po vyhodnocení se opět
dozvíte zajímavosti z britských reálií. Užitečný je také určitě
přepis výslovnosti těchto jmen.
Poznáte podle loga, na co se specializují různé britské firmy? Některá loga bezpečně poznáte, jiná mohou být oříšek. Po vyhodnocení se opět dozvíte zajímavosti z britských reálií. Užitečný je také určitě přepis výslovnosti těchto jmen.
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