What is Hanukkah and why is it celebrated?

Texto extraído de: http://metro.co.uk/2016/12/23/what-is-hanukkah-and-why-is-it-celebrated-6341546/?ito=desktop.article.share.top.facebook   Hanukkah is the time of year Jewish people start lighting candles, spinning dreidels and eating deep-fried foods. But what does this festival mean and why is it so important?   What is Hanukkah? Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah, is the Jewish Festival Of Lights. The date it’s celebrated changes each year, depending […]

Do you know the history of Halloween?

Santiago, Chile

Santiago, por vezes chamada de Santiago do Chile!  Localizada na região metropolitana de Santiago, no vale central Chileno, ao lado da Cordilheira dos Andes. É o maior e mais importante e desenvolvido centro urbano, financeiro, cultural e administrativo do país. Venha conhecer um pouco da capital cosmopolita deste país que possui a perfeita mistura de atrações […]

New York City

Queridos alunos e visitantes ao blog! Bem vindo a cidade de Nova York! The Big Apple!! A mais populosa cidade dos Estados Unidos, conhecida como uma verdadeira “Melting Pot”, lugar onde existem diversas pessoas, com diferentes estilos de vida, culturas, religiões e raças e tudo se mistura criando-se novos estilos, hábitos… Aqui você irá conhecer um […]

There is more to life than being happy

Our culture is obsessed with happiness, but what if there’s a more fulfilling path? Happiness comes and goes, says writer Emily Esfahani Smith, but having meaning in life — serving something beyond yourself and developing the best within you — gives you something to hold onto. Learn more about the difference between being happy and […]

Número de falantes nativos das principais línguas do mundo

source: https://imgur.com/r/MapPorn/aZdPxKd

The Glossary of Happiness

  By Emily Anthes May 12, 2016 Could understanding other cultures’ concepts of joy and well-being help us reshape our own? The Positive Lexicography Project aims to catalogue foreign terms for happiness that have no direct English translation.   Last summer, Tim Lomas flew from London to Orlando to attend the fourth annual congress of the […]

Daniel Radcliff makes magic with words

He raps with words from the whole alphabet! How many words can you understand?

Learning a language – 10 things you need to know

Thinking about learning a foreign language? From ignoring your age to avoiding the F-word, our multilingual experts share their tips.

Hand gestures all over the world

We love to talk about cultural diferences and gestures are always a bit part of the visual communication. This is an excellent video on hand gestures to get us going! Hope you enjoy it!