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Month: December 2015

Christmas post: Mikołaj v. Viejo Pascuero

Christmas post: Mikołaj v. Viejo Pascuero

In order to have fun during this holiday season, I made myself a challenge. What about comparing and making a short list of how Christmas is lived in Poland and in Chile, with vocabulary, food, traditions and such? Hopefully, at the end of the post, I’ll realize where it’s better to spend Christmas. I’ll make a list with some common questions about the celebrations, so you can understand the similarities and differences better. Who brings presents? If you think that…

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Krzysiek.cl Contest Winners

Krzysiek.cl Contest Winners

Finally, I’m proud to announce this year’s winners for the contest 😀 I will get in touch with the two winners immediately to send them their presents 😀 As for the rest of you, thank you for your endless support and feedback! I will appreciate them forever.

Are you born a polyglot or can you become one?

Are you born a polyglot or can you become one?

Disclaimer First of all, despite my personal objection to the “polyglot” word (due to its perception in mainstream society), I shall use this concept in its strict, original sense and considering the beautiful definition in Spanish (someone well-instructed in many languages). Okay, after this short disclaimer, I will introduce today’s topic of discussion, which has been a matter of discussion in the language learning community. A question that reminds me a lot of the Chicken or the Egg dilemma: are…

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Interview with Olga Groszek from Polish Pea

Interview with Olga Groszek from Polish Pea

This week I am featuring one of the most interesting interviews so far. Olga is from Poland and I met her this year in Debrecen. She attended Hungarian language classes while I attended my History ones. However, I do like to take any opportunity to practice Polish and since there were many students from Poland, I met her. She runs a personal blog called Polish Pea (in Polish, that is) and I was lucky to be featured some weeks ago…

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