Author Archives for Kinga Macalla

Learning Languages – My Story

February 17, 2016 9:19 am Published by Leave your thoughts

My name is Suzannah I am a PhD student in Translation Studies.  I speak five languages (English, French, Italian, Dutch and Spanish) and am learning a sixth (Polish).  You may ask how or why I have learnt/am learning them and what I use them for.  What I will say is...

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Learning a Language – A Few Tips

February 1, 2016 9:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Learning a new language is an enriching experience – it introduces you to new ways of doing things, thinking about things and talking about things.  It widens your horizons: it can make you attractive to a potential employer at home – or help you get that dream job abroad! Learning...

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Christmas around the world

December 19, 2015 9:13 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A few examples of Christmas traditions from around the world! ITALY Unlike in any other country, Christmas presents are delivered by Befana, an old witch, who visits all Italian children in the night of 5th January, travelling the country on her broomstick. Being a good housekeeper, some say she will...

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