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by AnPingCSC

Politeness is valued across cultures, but how to be polite may vary from culture to culture. How can a foreigner be polite in UK? Go on and find more.
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by Anton Elloway

Organising Information
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by aworrall55

Quelle heure est-il? How do we tell the time in French?
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by bba1y07

Who has never suffered from "exam stress"? In a news article in Italian from "La Rebubblica" an Italian psychologist gives some advice on how to avoid anxiety caused by exam preparation. Will they work?
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by bba1y07

Reflexive verb in Italian are recognisable by the ending, si at the end of an infinitive indicates that the verb is reflexive: alzarsi, vestirsi, lavarsi, truccarsi, radersi. Reflexive verbs form the present tense in the same way as non reflexive verbs but with the...
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by bba1y07

Listening to Italian songs can be a good way to improve your listening skills and learn some Italian vocabulary.
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by bba1y07

Months and seasons in Italian.  
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by Belinda Hackney

This group of activities is designed to allow you to gauge your current level of French. It is designed for non-native speakers of French who have already studied some French. The three tasks are based around skills which are commonly assessed and which relate to the European common language...
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by Berhane WGabriel

Tigrinya is a language spoken by around 12 million people in the Northern Ethiopian province of Tigray and the highland provinces of Eritrea. There are an additional 1.5 million of Tigrinya speakers in the diaspora, mainly residing in Sudan, Israel and the USA.. 
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by blg00001

Continuing with the theme of life in Paris, we move on to look at daily routines.