Folium: Why do pigs oink, boo boo, and nöff-nöff via The Guardian

Folium: Why Do Pigs Oink, Boo-Boo, and Nöff-Nöff via The Guardian

… Connect Why do pigs oink in English, boo boo in Japanese, and nöff-nöff in Swedish? … Have you ever thought back to the animal noises that you used to make as a child? How a cat goes “meow meow,” a pig goes “oink oink,” and a cow goes “moo?” Did you ever think of […]

Spanish Vocabulary: Reptiles

… Identify Spanish Vocabulary: Reptiles el vocabulario español : los reptiles Reptiles are protected in many countries. Identify and correctly name various species of reptiles. … Connect LEAF Spanish Grammar: Nouns – Basics … Study la boa : boa Las boas son gigantes. Boas are giant. la boca de algodón : cottonmouth La boca de algodón vive en Florida. The cottonmouth lives […]

Folium: Can Travel Really Change You via HowStuffWorks

Folium: Can Travel Really Change You via HowStuffWorks

… Connect Can Travel Change You via HowStuffWorks … Everyday we are bombarded with stories from friends and family about trips that “changed their lives” but can travel really “change” someone? While the stories may be somewhat of an annoyance, there is much evidence that travel can, in fact, change you. Day to day living […]

Spanish Vocabulary: Toiletries and Cosmetics

… Identify Spanish Vocabulary : Toiletries and Cosmetics el vocabulario español : los artículos de tocador y los cosméticos Common objects used in daily routines. Utilize various personal hygiene products. … Connect LEAF Spanish Grammar: Nouns – Basics … Study la afeitadora (eléctrica) : electric shaver Mi papá usa una afeitadora eléctrica porque es fácil. […]

Spanish Vocabulary: World Religions

… Identify Spanish Vocabulary: World Religions el vocabulario español: las religiones del mundo Become familiar with different religions throughout the world. Use these terms to connect with various faiths. … Connect LEAF Spanish Grammar: Nouns – Basics … Study adventistas del séptimo día : seventh day adventists Mi amiga es parte de la iglesia de […]

Folium: How Does English Sound to Foreign Ears via MetroUK

Folium: How Does English Sound to Foreign Ears via MetroUK

… Connect How Does English Sound to Foreign Ears via MetroUK … A lot of times growing up, it was fun to mimic accents from different languages I heard, but really, I was trying to make sense of what I was hearing. One day I got to wondering how the English language sounds to non-English […]

Folium: How a Linguist Reads a Menu via Vox

Folium: How a Linguist Reads a Menu via Vox

… Connect How a Linguist Reads a Menu via Vox … A few years ago, I went out to dinner to celebrate the birthday of a friend. Someone ordered a round of champagne to toast the milestone. The birthday girl refused to join in. “I prefer not to drink my calories,” she told the group […]

Folium: Countries as Named in Their Own Languages via MentalFloss

Folium: Countries as Named in Their Own Languages via MentalFloss

… Connect Countries as Named in Their Own Languages via MentalFloss … Have you ever considered, looking at a map or globe, the names of the countries on it? They’re all in English; understandable to us in our own language. However, have you ever considered what the United States might be called on the map […]

Spanish Vocabulary: Law Enforcement – Professions and Titles

… Identify Spanish Vocabulary : Law Enforcement – Professions and Titles el vocabulario español : las fuerzas del orden – las profesiones y los títulos Speak with officers in your local area. Communicate with officers of the law. … Connect LEAF Spanish Grammar: Nouns – Basics … Study la administración : administration La policía son parte […]

Spanish Vocabulary: Police Station

… Identify Spanish Vocabulary: Police Station el vocabulario español : la estación de policía Police stations are seen throughout the world. Learn to communicate with police officers for emergencies. … Connect LEAF Spanish Grammar: Nouns – Basics … Study el abogado : lawyer Están buscando un abogado. They are looking for a lawyer. acusar : […]

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