Lexiophiles TGIF Selection No. 25

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The Size of Belgium (English)
In this page you can appreciate Belgium as a measure unit.

Your name in Japanese (English)
Do you fancy knowing your Japanese name? Simply type your name to get it.

Cool designs (English)
Some (possibly) useful and cool designs for everyday life. This is what happens when technology and great design mix.

Zelig – Checco Zalone – Remake of Tiziano Ferro (Italian)
Check this one, it’s actually better than the original version!!!!

French People Seen by Famous Foreign Authors (French)
Discover what the French are really like with this collection of citations from foreign writers and thinkers like Goethe, Shakespeare or Burgess.

Korean High School Girls Dancing “Tell Me” (Korean)
Twelfth grade students in Korea are under a lot of stress due to the college entrance exam, and it’s so fun to see how they deal with such stress in schools with the help of a nice and supporting teacher.

English Lesson From Burhan (Turkish)
The funniest character of Turkish TV shows learns English…

Today’s Listening Comprehension Lesson (“Catish”)
Hope you are attentive because you might have to reproduce the dialog…

Italians Aren’t Kosher (English)
Julie comes from a highly religious Jewish family. It an attempt at humor, she gets her parents unknowingly on the radio and tells them she’s dating an Italian guy she met at college. What follows is an exchange so stereotypical it borders on farcical. WARNING: Contains strong language!

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