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Time for fresh vegetables “Na straganie” Posted by on Apr 30, 2013

Spring has finally come to New Hampshire…and it almost fells like summer now. With beautiful weather come fresh fruit and vegetables, so accordingly today’s post has something to do with that! Here is one of my favorite poems written by Jan Brzechwa: Na straganie Na straganie w dzień targowy
 Takie słyszy się rozmowy: “Może pan…

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Tańcowała igła z nitką Posted by on Apr 29, 2013

Today a very popular rhyme for kids about needle and thread dancing together:   Tańcowała igła z nitką Tańcowała igła z nitką, 
Igła – pięknie, nitka – brzydko. Igła cała jak z igiełki, 
Nitce plączą się supełki. Igła naprzód – nitka za nią: 
”Ach, jak cudnie tańczyć z panią!” Igła biegnie drobnym ściegiem,
 A za igłą…

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Warsaw Ghetto memorial created by Jewish groups in Poland Posted by on Apr 23, 2013

Jewish groups in Poland have condemned plans to locate a memorial to Polish “righteous” gentiles in the heart of what once was the Warsaw ghetto saying it would infringe upon the memory of murdered Jews. Current plans put the memorial to the Righteous Among Nations next to the center of Jewish resistance during the uprising…

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How Earth Day is celebrated around the world? Posted by on Apr 22, 2013

Earth day (Dzień Ziemi) is the largest, most widely celebrated international environmental event (wydarzenie środowiskowe). Earth Day helps celebrate Earth’s unique place in the universe. It is the only planet in our solar system teeming with incredible biodiversity (niesamowita różnorodność biologiczna). Learning about and protecting this biodiversity is what Earth Day is all about. People all…

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Jak się masz? Posted by on Apr 17, 2013

“Jak się masz” the Polish phrase is the English equivalent of “how are you”. I bet most of you know this phrase and it is probably one of the first ones to learn while studying Polish! However, I have to tell you, that it is not a really popular phrase in Poland. People usually say…

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Would you like to study in Poland? Posted by on Apr 16, 2013

We all know how expensive is studying in USA…Unfortunately Did you ever think about studying in Europe? Less expensive, great adventure and definitely awesome quality! Poland would be a great choice, I’m sure you would love it. Polish education has a long and impressive academic tradition with its roots going back as far as the…

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Recent Polish sport heroes Posted by on Apr 10, 2013

There have been a lot of famous Polish athletes, but in recent years, the focus has hopped between a few various contenders for the crown of Poland’s most beloved sportstar. For some time, that seemed to be Adam Małysz. In the winter of 2001/02, the Wisła Eagle, as he was known came to prominence through…

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