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What is the Easiest Language For Kids To Learn?

DinoLingo lists why Spanish is the easiest language for English speaking kids to learn.

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Challenges and Changes in Mixed Roots and Multicultural Families

Identity is something that many if not most all of us wrestle with whilst growing up. However, like most minorities, this is perhaps even more so for many mixed roots, multicultural and third culture kids; from dealing with being treated differently by others and searching for groups to identify with, and feel a…

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Croatian Cuisine and Traditional Foods

Each part of Croatia has a different cuisine. You can taste something new every day. Croatian people have three main meals in the day. Breakfast is light. People drink coffee, tea, or chocolate milk, and eat bread with jam. Lunch is the biggest meal of the day. It usually has a soup, meat…

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What should I wear? Croatian Fashion and Traditional Clothing

Croatian people used to wear traditional clothes. Women wore dresses, and men wore shirts and pants. If they lived in a village, they usually wore white clothes made from rough fabrics. They would decorate it with hand-made patterns, lace (Pag lace), or golden buttons (dukati). Women sometimes had complicated hair-dos. It is interesting…

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Common Croatian Words and Phrases

Croatian seems like a hard language to learn, but it’s not really. It’s easy to read because each letter is always read the same way. When you are in Croatia, there are some common words and phrases you can use to get around, and they’re not too difficult to learn. Greeting people depends…

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Common Croatian Names (boys and girls)

Most popular Croatian name is definitely Ivan, and variations of that name. Ivan is a name for boys. In English, it is the same as John. Ivan can come in many variations. They could be Ivo, Ivano and Ivica for boys, or Ivana, Iva, Ivona for girls. “I” in those names is read…

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Croatian Alphabet and Written Character History

The Croatian language is a Slavic language. That means it is similar to Czech, Slovakian, Russian, and it is very similar to Serbian. There are three different dialects in Croatian. You can say “what” in three different ways – “što” (shtoh), “ča” (tscha), and “kaj” (kuy). Three Croatian dialects are called after these…

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How to say ”Happy Birthday” in different languages

Chinese – 生日快乐 – Shēngrì kuàilè German – Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag Japanese – お誕生日おめでとうございます – Otanjōbiomedetōgozaimasu Dutch – gelukkige verjaardag Arabic – عيد ميلاد سعيد Czech – všechno nejlepší k narozeninám Greek – χαρούμενα γενέθλια – charoúmena genéthlia Finnish – Hyvää syntymäpäivää Turkish – Mutlu yıllar French – joyeux anniversaire Hebrew – יום הולדת שמח Polish – z okazji urodzin Hindi – जन्मदिन की शुभकामनाएँ – Janmadina kī…

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Popular Children’s Literature of Italy

–          Aesop’s Fables (Dover Children’s Thrift Classics): (Author- Aesop, Pat Stewart) Ages 4 to 8 –          The Adventures of Pinocchio: The Story of a Puppet: (Author- Carlo Collodi, Iassen Ghiuselev)  Ages 9 to 12 –          Pompeii: (Author- Peter Connolly) Ages 9 to 12 –          The Buried City of Pompeii: What It Was Like…

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Inventions for Kids: French Inventions, DID YOU KNOW?

AQUALUNG: a breathing apparatus that supplied oxygen to divers and allowed them to stay underwater for several hours. It was invented in 1943 by Jacques-Yves Cousteau. BAROMETER: a device that measures air (barometric) pressure. It measures the weight of the column of air that extends from the instrument to the top of the…

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