Archivi del mese: giugno 2012

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

At the moment the United Kingdom is celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee, that is 60 years of her reign.  Celebrations have started at the beginning of this year but they have reached their peak the last 2nd June and will … Continua a leggere

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Les expressions françaises avec les couleurs.

Voici quelques expressions idiomatiques avec les couleurs et leurs explication en italien: Être blanc comme neige: essere innocente Connu comme le loup blanc: essere molto conosciuto La nuit, tous les chats sont gris: è facile sbagliarsi in una situazione difficile … Continua a leggere

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Quotations on stereotypes.

“I imagine hell like this: Italian punctuality, German humour and English wine.” -Peter Ustinov- “Americans are a lot more open, of course. There’s something more declamatory in the way you express emotions. It’s a stereotype but it’s true. British people … Continua a leggere

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Tongue Twister

  How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck would chuck wood? He would chuck, he would, as much as he could, and chuck as much wood as a woodchuck would if a woodchuck could chuck wood.   … Continua a leggere

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Le verlan.

Le verlan est une forme d’argot français très utilisé, de nos jours, par les jeunes. Il consiste en l’inversion des syllabes d’un mot, comme le prouve le nom même de ce phénomène: c’est en inversant les syllabes de la locution … Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in France, La langue française | 1 commento

The tradition of drinking tea in Britain.

The British are the major consumers of tea in the world, but this beverage appeared in England only in the mid 17th century. The first tea’s importers from Asia were the Portuguese and the Dutch in 1610. Tea became very … Continua a leggere

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Les Français et les langues étrangères.

En général les Français ne sont pas considérés très doués pour l’apprentissage des langues étrangères. Selon une étude réalisée par l’Union Européenne, 41% des Français ne parlent aucune langue étrangère, tandis que 28% de la population de l’UE en parle … Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in France, La langue française | 7 commenti

Straniero

THE STRANGER The Stranger within my gate, He may be true or kind, But he does not talk my talk– I cannot feel his mind. I see the face and the eyes and the mouth, But not the soul behind. … Continua a leggere

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Les pires touristes du monde!

Selon un étude international, les français sont les pires touristes dans le monde entier, ils sont surtout impolis et mauvais avec les langues étrangères. En effet, ce n’était pas difficile à imaginer vu que le stéréotype le plus connu sur … Continua a leggere

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Italia vs Europe

Ecco un video carino e divertente, che molti già avranno visto, sulle classiche abitudini italiane in cui ci si riconoscerà in pieno!! Buona visione! Italia vs Europe

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