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Italian word of the week: Pasqua

So I am officially on holiday until I have to go back to work on the 28th. One of the perks of being a Comenius assistant is the holidays! 69 more words





Is an extreme or irrational fear of heights.

Even though  I enjoy climbing I am terrified of heights. Oddly enough I’ve found that a lot of climbers are afraid of heights (at least to begin with). 34 more words

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Word of the Week, Zenme yang

Zěnmeyàng (怎么样) is a very useful word, partly because the meaning is quite broad. Zěnme 怎么 means “how” and yàng 样 means “appearance”. Put together the phrase can be translated as “how does that appear?” 205 more words

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This week I have been reminiscing and writing a few little notes as part of my rekindled love of letter writing.  This rekindled love has been, well rekindled, in the form of… 267 more words

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OVERWHELMED – have a strong emotional effect on.

We have found out this week that 6yo has coeliac disease. He already has a nut free diet due to a nasty allergy. 221 more words

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Italian word of the week: brivido

A new week another word.

The word: Brivido [ˈbrivido] 

What does it mean? It means shiver/shudder/thrill.

Why is it my word of the week? Last week I was standing with one of the English teachers waiting to go into a class. 79 more words


Word of the Week: Panacea

Every week, I pick a different word and write a story around it. Usually, they’re funny. In a not-funny kind of way. You get it. 1,767 more words