Have you ever heard of Easter? If you live in Europe or a country with catholic traditions, you probably somehow see it being celebrated every year. But, what do you know about it? How do you celebrate the Easter Season in your country? Do you know the easter traditions of different countries?
With our Easter blog post, we will tell you many facts about Easter, when is Easter 2019, as well as Easter Sunday 2019 , why are Easter eggs a tradition and where did the idea of the Easter bunny come from. Keep with our VocApp blog post to read all about Easter traditions around the world. read more
“Deutsche Sprache, schwere Sprache” read more
Many people think that German is the most complicated and difficult language to learn. Perhaps you’re one of them? That’s why today we’re going to give you a few reasons to see things differently.
So here’s some information that might help you change your mind.
Not many people know that German is the most widely spoken mother tongue in Europe! Indeed, it is used by nearly 100 million people. German is also the official language in several European countries such as Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland and even in the Italian region of South Tyrol. This could be very interesting for those who love to travel.
Have you been wondering where to go in April? Do you want to travel somewhere and are looking for tips on where to go? Well, do you know what Holland is known for? You’ve guessed it! Tulips! Many and many tulips of all colours and forms, miles and miles of gardens filled with them.
Do you know where the tulip festival in Holland takes place? Or have you ever asked yourself what is the best time to see tulips in Amsterdam? Keep reading our blog to learn some tips on the Tulip Festival in Holland and understand a bit more about Dutch traditions and the tulip culture of Holland. read more
If French language has always attracted you (which we fully understand), or if you’re just curious about it – we are now giving you the opportunity to order the famous “croissants” and “baguettes” all by yourself, with ease and simplicity, in just one week!
Indeed, this week is dedicated to the French language, which means that we will offer you to discover one lesson per day, whether in the cooking or business field, there’s something for everyone.
Many of you probably still have some doubts concerning French grammar, but let us go beyond the prejudices. That’s one of the reasons why it’s comfortable to use our courses – they’re designed so that everyone can access them, in a simple manner, and you will find examples or clues that will make it easier for you to study each lesson. read more
Top 10 April Fools pranks
The history behind the origin of April Fool’s Day, also called All Fool’s Day remains to this day a mystery. Interesting enough, all stories involve some sort of a practical joke or gag, that provoked a reaction of amusement, and sometimes offence, in the audience. Stay with us to learn all about the first pranks that helped create this festival, along with the new pranks that fill the internet and the mass media, and serve to entertain us during this special day. read more
How it all began?
“Where there is a will, there is a way.” It all began during a trip from Rafal, the founder of Fiszkoteka, to study in Berlin. He had only one month to prepare for the German exam and time was scarce to study everything. So he had an idea. Inspired by scientist Piotra Woźniak who studied memory and algorithms of effective learning, he programmed a simple version of the algorithm for his own use. The results exceeded his expectations and passed the exam with one of the best results. Fascinated by the potential of this form of learning, Rafal decided to share this tool with everyone. Fiszkoteka was born and today there is 1.000.000 users in Poland. read more
What about French culinary specialties?
France is known to be a country where you can eat and drink some of the best products and dishes in the world. However, tourists often don’t know from which region their favorite French culinary specialties come. Indeed, each French dish comes from a particular region of the country and it is said that they always taste better if they are prepared by regional and local restaurants, which also tend to be cheaper compared to the vibrant French capital – Paris. read more
British and American Cinematography: more than art, it is culture.
Lights, camera, action! The first three words used in a cinematographic studio. Have you ever thought why cinematography is so important for some people? It is so important because it is part of their culture. Cinematography opens a world of possibilities, since it recreates thousands of aspects of daily life and also unreal aspects. It brings color, feelings, music and even flavors and smells that make you belong to the scene. This means that, cinema is the most powerful weapon in life due to its influence on people and the good lessons some films teach. When we talk about cinematography and cinema, we are referring to the art in general, from the recreation of the images to the representation of them in the screen. read more
Come posso apprendere le lingue più velocemente?
Puoi immaginare quanto sarebbe bello riuscire a memorizzare centinaia di nuove parole in una sola sessione di studio? Per chi sta studiando una seconda lingua, ricordare il nuovo vocabolario può essere tanto frustrante quanto preoccupante. È quasi come nuotare in mare aperto, con addosso catene pesanti, mani legate, e… beh, hai capito, ciò che è sconosciuto spaventa, e c’è fin troppo di sconosciuto in una lingua straniera.
Non andare nel panico! Ci sono delle tecniche che possono permetterti di memorizzare praticamente tutto, e sto per illustrartene una davvero utile che potrai applicare nel tuo processo di apprendimento. read more
¿Cómo puedo aprender idiomas más rápido?
¿Se imaginan lo maravilloso que sería memorizar cientos de palabras nuevas en una sentada? Para quienes estamos en el proceso de adquirir una segunda lengua, recordar el nuevo vocabulario se puede tornar tanto frustrante como atemorizante. Es casi como nadar en mar abierto, con cadenas de una tonelada, manos atadas y… bueno, ustedes entienden, lo desconocido es intimidante, y hay muchísimo de desconocido en un idioma extranjero.
¡Que no cunda el pánico! Hay técnicas que pueden ayudarte a memorizar prácticamente cualquier cosa, y estoy a punto de recomendarte una muy útil que podrás incluir en tu proceso de aprendizaje. read more