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Riding a bicycle in Poland – what do you have to know? Posted by on Aug 31, 2018

We usually take our bike from the garage or basement  when we notice that the temperature outside is warm enough not to freeze us during the ride. Other times we do it when we decide to change our lifestyle and start living a healthier life by doing exercise – a bike seems like a good…

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What a sweet mess on a Polish road! Posted by on Aug 26, 2018

We all know that Poland is famous for it’s amazing chocolate (czekolada)! They make it, they love it, they enjoy it! But nobody expected this to happen…Couple months ago a truck full of liquid chocolate has overturned on a motorway in Poland, spilling 12 tons of the sweet stuff all over the road! Thankfully, nobody was badly…

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How to describe a landscape in Polish? Posted by on Aug 24, 2018

The Polish landscape is very diverse due to the many elements that have formed it over millions of years. Volcanoes, glaciers, water and wind have created beautiful scenery across the whole of Poland, starting from the Mountains in the South through the central lowlands to the Lake District – Masuria and Baltic Sea – in…

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How to name different fruit in Polish? Posted by on Aug 21, 2018

It’s common knowledge that fruit is one of the staples of a healthy diet (zdrowa dieta). Fruit is a nutrient-dense food, meaning it is low in calories but high in nutrients (składniki odżywcze) like vitamins (witaminy), minerals (minerały) and fiber (błonnik). Fruit has even been associated with reduced risks of heart disease and diabetes. Fruits are also high…

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Back to school – school vocabulary in Polish Posted by on Aug 16, 2018

My kids still have a little time left before going back to school, but a lot of students in US already started school! First day of school is always such an important day for both parents and students! Meeting new teachers, meeting new friends, reconnecting with teachers you know and friends you missed! Here is…

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The influential Polish woman who changed history! Posted by on Aug 9, 2018

As a woman and a mother of two very strong willed daughters, I care about women and the role they play in today’s world a lot, as you can just imagine! Some made music, some climbed mountains, some loved science. Women who overcame hardship, broke records and blazed trails – shattering glass ceilings and even…

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Crime phrases in Polish Posted by on Aug 7, 2018

Hopefully you will never have to use these phrases…However, crime happens and sometimes it’s good to know how to describe specific situations in other language… kidnapping – porwanie kidnapper – porywacz murder – morderstwo murderer – morderca robbery – napad robber – napastnik  burglary – włamanie burglar – włamywacz shoplifting – kradzież shoplifter- złodziej mugging – napad mugger – napastnik forgery – fałszerstwo forger – fałszerz forge – fałszować vandalism…

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