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Jan Brzechwa “Listopad” in Polish and English Posted by on Oct 28, 2016

November is just around the corner! Many Polish poets wrote beautiful poems about  this month. Jan Brzechwa is one of my favorites and today I have his poem “Listopad” for you 🙂   Jan Brzechwa “Listopad” “November” Złote, żółte i czerwone opadają liście z drzew, zwiędłe liście w obcą stronę pozanosił wiatru wiew. Gold, yellow…

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Odlatują ptaki – Polish poem about Autumn Posted by on Oct 26, 2016

Fall is here;) Before we know it winter will arrive…and here in New Hampshire we are definitely hoping for a lot of snow. But what happens before winter comes…birds fly away to warm places! Artur Oppman’s poem “Ptaki odlatują” is a perfect way to describe this time of the year! “Odlatują ptaki” Artur Oppman Liść…

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How good are your grades? Grading system in Poland! Posted by on Oct 21, 2016

Grading system in Poland is slightly different than here, in USA. I really started noticing differences once my older daughter started school last year. Here is how grading system looks like in Poland: The most commonly used system is using numbers! 6   Celujący (Excellent)  A+ 5   Bardzo Dobry (Very Good) A 4+  Dobry plus (Fairly…

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Fall clean up in Polish – jesienne porządki Posted by on Oct 10, 2016

Fall is here in New England and it looks absolutely stunning! You can see amazing colors everywhere:) This is the view from my every day walk: Definitely my favorite time of the year. Sunny days (mostly), chilly nights, bright colors, bon fires! Love it all! Do you do a fall clean up around the house?…

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Amazing Polish Nobel Prize Winners Posted by on Oct 5, 2016

The Nobel Prize (Nagroda Nobla) is the most distinguished and coveted global honour. First awarded in 1901, it has recognized individuals and groups from over 30 countries or territories. The Nobel Laureates can be groups or individuals. There have even been multiple time nominees and awards. The highest number of recognitions has been given to…

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