Thank you for all the emails you sent and the comments you submitted to nominate your favorite blogs, Facebook pages and Twitter accounts. From the great amount of nominations we received (1.024!!), we selected the Top 100 for each category. These made it to the voting phase! How to vote: First of all, go to [...]
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If you don’t have any plan for your summer vacation but you are looking for a unique experience in fashion, culture, wine, foodand stinky subway why don’t you go to the funny world of the baguette called France.
France is the most-visited country and attracts around 80 million visitors annually: do not look for a quiet period to visit the Eiffel Tower; it does not exist. Despite that, who does not love French people? (When they are in a good mood and not saying bad words, of course)
It is Friday and after bab.la birthday party it feels like Saturday already! We will keep Wild West mood over the weekend I hope! And it is gonna be a long weekend as you know:) Enjoy our videos!
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As we already said in the previous lexio, the Valle d’Aoste is the North-West of Italy with an average altitude of 2.000 meters e 1% of the country’s square.
But why do I write about this small and meaningless region? Apart from being my home, I would say that it has been really important in the past due to its pass which allows people to get to Switzerland and France within few hours (by feet).
Sometimes you learn a foreign language for years and then realize that you can’t use it productively because of the Foreign Language Anxiety or numerous language phobias. These psychological reasons just block parts of your brain responsible for speaking a language. But there are also known cases that parts of the brain were unblocked and a person spoke a foreign language he hadn’t used before or acquired a particular accent out of the blue. Unfortunately it happens only after a stroke or any kind of a brain damage and still remains a puzzle for scientists.
All you really need to settle down abroad is four phrases. I would have given you five to make a regular-format list, but let’s not be superfluous. This is the ultimate list of the vocabulary you really need:
Until today, the word “taboo” itself is still considered an ambiguous topic in the Indonesian society. Some may have accepted it, but some may just be unable to accept it.
We might already know some cultural taboos in some parts of the world. However, how about in Indonesia? Let’s find out about it!
Friday is here! And another movie to put on your list to watch on one of your relaxing weekends.
For this week’s Friday Film tip, I want to tell you about a production that has it all—sci-fi robots, love stories, ethical dilemmas and everyday household arguments. Real Humans is a TV series from 2012 that airs on the Swedish Public Service channel SVT 1.