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Here's your romance language weekend soundtrack

Along with Stromae, Indila has carrying the flag for the French language on the world music charts. Her debut album, Mini World, has done very well in places such as Poland, as well as closer to home in France, Belgium and Switzerland. 331 more words

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Talk the talk with LisbonLux's Portuguese-English guide

Hello, just a quick post to share one of my favourite links with you, one that will be particularly helpful for anyone who wants to learn or improve their Portuguese: the website… 185 more words

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Is B4 what you're after?

Heard the one about the two top Angolan singers who went to Miami to film a clip of themselves singing in Portuguese and got Portuguese actress and model… 143 more words

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The I words are full of imperfections

Reading through the I section of an English dictionary is not exactly a barrel of laughs. There you are confronted with in-laws, incompatibility, interference, incontinence, impotence, insomnia, insanity, impoverished, incensed, inappropriate, inferno, illness, irritation… 562 more words

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Music for a Romantic weekend, Part 1

See what’s trending on Bernardo’sMusicMonitor™ at the moment … hot, smooth sounds in Romance languages from all around the world.

In Part 1 we’ll look at up-and-coming talent in Spain, see French favourites Indochine team up with the Hanoi Symphony Orchestra to produce exciting oriental orchestral versions of a couple of classics, and see a ghostly Romanian “Bonnie Tyler soundalike” in a video clip beautifully filmed in what looks like a spooky magnificent but rundown mansion. 459 more words

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Microsoft's Stephen Elop shows off his Portuguese waxed nose

An eagle-eyed fellow journalist pointed this funny language tidbit out to me… earlier this week Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times, panned Microsoft executive vice-president… 442 more words

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The H words can give you hell or the hiccups

Here’s the next instalment in our Quirky Vocabulary series: we’re up to the letter H. In English, the words beginning with H can be heavy going: there’s  432 more words

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