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Wakacyjne wspomnienia, holiday memories in a rhyme:))) Posted by on Jul 31, 2013

Summer is here and we should be having fun! Kids are at the camps or spending time with their families:) Here is a little rhyme in Polish about holiday memories and the summer: Wakacyjne wspomnienia Gdy kwitną akacje –już czas na wakacje. 
To okres wesoły, bez książek i szkoły. 
Bo lato i słońce – to…

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Polish rhyme about traffic lights! Posted by on Jul 30, 2013

While driving with my daughter, pretty often she would ask me questions about other cars and traffic lights. She wanted to know why we had to stop on red light, go on a green light… This rhyme really helped her understand the rules and now she knows it by heart. Zasady ruchu drogowego Na skrzyżowaniach…

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Let’s talk about Polka! Posted by on Jul 24, 2013

The origin of country music goes back to the songs of the Scottish Highlands, but its roots include Irish jigs, English ballads, the French cotillion, African slave rhythms and even church hymns. A conglomeration of these styles was played by English, Scottish and Irish settlers in Appalachia and the West from the 1700s. Variously known…

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Are you in love? Would you like to express everything in Polish?This may be just the right way to do it… Posted by on Jul 23, 2013

Here are some useful love phrases in Polish (if you think about anything else, please let me know in comments:))   Kocham Cię – I love you Lubię Cię/ podobasz mi się – I like you Kochasz mnie?– do you love me? Myślę o Tobie– I think about you Kręcisz mnie– I have a crush on…

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Why Poles immigrated to America? Posted by on Jul 18, 2013

Do you ever wonder why your relatives immigrated to America? In my case most important thing was to be with my husband…Other than that I never really thought about moving here. Love living in New Hampshire, but my place is where my family is and I would be happy anywhere with my husband and kids…

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Young Polish Jews leading the way! Posted by on Jul 16, 2013

22 years after the fall of communism and more than 70 years after the Nazis annihilated three million Polish Jews (of the 6 million total Jews murdered), Polish Jews are embracing their identity and faith in inspiring and frankly unbelievable ways. And that’s not just because there is a laudable Museum of the History of…

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Do you remember your most embarrassing language learning situation?!:))) Posted by on Jul 12, 2013

One of the things that often holds us back from practicing a new language is the fear of making a mistake. It’s an obvious wound in self-pride if someone laughs at you, or stares in bewilderment because while trying to ask for directions, and you get the word for “left” confused with the one for…

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