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Learning English through… Patron Saints

Marzo 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Parliamo questo mese di San Patrizio, santo patrono dell’Irlanda.

On the 17th of March, Irish people everywhere celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the festivity has become so popular that it is now considered an occasion to...

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Baseball legends

Febbraio 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Learning English through…

Parliamo questo mese di Babe Ruth, nato il 6 febbraio 1895 – George Herman Ruth was a child with ants in his pants when he was sent to St Mary’s Industrial School...

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Learning English through… Albums

Gennaio 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

90s nostalgia has become a growing trend lately and it fits the Backstreet Boys like a glove. Indeed, the group was formed in 1993 in Florida by five guys and became popular just 3 years...

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Learning English through… Holiday Movies

Dicembre 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Parliamo questo mese di uno dei film che viene sempre riproposto durante le feste: It’s a wonderful life. Colgo l’occasione per augurarvi Merry Christmas!

More than 70 years after its release, It’s a wonderful life is...

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Learning English through… Midterm Elections

Novembre 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Parliamo questo mese delle elezioni statunitensi di metà mandato, che si terranno il 6 Novembre.

The 2018 US elections are called midterm because they take place in the middle of President Trump’s term. Normally the President’s...

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Learning English through… Antibiotics

Ottobre 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Parliamo questo mese della penicillina, scoperta 90 anni fa.

We have to thank a serendipitous accident on a messy lab bench for one of the first antibiotics that forever changed medical history. Indeed, in returning from...

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Learning English through… diets

Maggio 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dieting books became common in the 20th century and before the 1900s there were very few books that talked about food regimens. One of the first recorded is called The art of living long and...

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Learning English through… new Royals

Maggio 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Parliamo questo mese di Meghan Markle, che da maggio entra a far parte della famiglia reale inglese.

Since the announcement of her engagement with Prince Harry, Meghan Markle has been one of the most talked-about women...

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Parliamo questo mese di una tradizione legata al Giovedì Santo in Inghilterra. We saw last year that Maundy Thursday is the name for the first day of the Triduum. In the UK, the Royal Maundy Service...

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Learning English through… Coding Languages

Novembre 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Parliamo questo mese del sistema di uno dei linguaggi di programmazione più usati nel mondo: Python.

In december 1989, during the Christmas holidays, Dutch programmer Guido Van Rossum, 33 years old, had some time on his...

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