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W szkole Posted by on Oct 31, 2011

What are the most popular things you can find in a classroom (klasa)? They may be slightly different nowadays than 30 years ago, but most of them stayed the same. Most of the classrooms have map (mapa) on the wall, and blackboard (tablica). Students (in Europe a lot of people use word “pupils”) – studenci…

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Auschwitz investigation reopened Posted by on Oct 29, 2011

Polish authorities have reopened an investigation into World War II crimes committed at Auschwitz (Oświęcim) and its satellite camps that was closed in the 1980s because of the country’s isolation behind the Iron Curtain. One aim of the new probe (badanie, śledztwo) is to track down any living Nazi perpetrators, according to an announcement Thursday by the Institute…

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„Dziesięć bałwanków” Posted by on Oct 28, 2011

Counting to 10 can be a lot of fun if you use rhymes or songs. One of my favorites rhymes is the one about 10 snowmen…and because winter is almost here, it is perfect for this time of the year as well. I will try to translate it as well. „Dziesięć bałwanków” Dziesięć bałwanków było…

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Wierszyk na deszczowy dzień! Posted by on Oct 27, 2011

Yesterday I shared with you rhyme for a sunny day. Today I have one for a rainy day. It shows how to still be happy  even though it is raining outside. W deszczowy dzień… On a rainy day…   Na przekór pogodzie In spite of the weather Na przekór przyrodzie In spite of the nature…

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Słoneczna rymowanka Posted by on Oct 26, 2011

This little rhyme is great for a walk in a beautiful sunny day and not only…   Słoneczko na niebie świeci, Sunshine shining in the sky, Wesoło wita dzieci, Happily welcomes children, Letnie promyki wysyła, Summer rays sends, Całuski wszystkim przesyła. Sending kisses to everyone. Słoneczko, słoneczko kochane Sunshine, dear sunshine Ile promyków dziś dostanę, How…

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Boats Posted by on Oct 25, 2011

Because there are so many types and styles of boat (rodzaje i style łodzi) to choose from, deciding which boat is right for you and your family may be the hardest part of boating experience. Choosing the right boat is a fun and exciting process. Narrowing down the right type of boat would be simple if you…

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John Paul II’s watch sold… Posted by on Oct 19, 2011

Today some recent news from Poland! The buyer paid PLN 400 thousand for the watch belonging to John Paul II (Papież Jan Paweł II). Charity auction (aukcja charytatywna) of watches belonging to famous people, organised by watchmaker company Strojny, took place on Sunday in the Juliusz Slowacki Theatre in Kraków. The Pope’s watch (zegarek Papieża), handmade…

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