Miesięczne archiwum: Grudzień 2010

Kissing Day – 28 December or 6 July?

A kiss is primarily an expression of love, but also reverence, submission, respect and well wishes. It is the oldest way of communication, body language, overgrown rich symbolism. Kiss in Polish ‘całować’ is  semantically associated with whole ‘cały’.  This means … Czytaj dalej

Opublikowano body language, Cultural diversity, intercultural communication, Linguistic diversity, non verbal communication, Polish Tradition | Otagowano , , , , , , , | 51 komentarzy

The mystery of Christmas Eve

Christmas The Mystery of Christmas Eve in Poland ‘Silent  night, Holy night, All is calm, All is bright…” The night of 24th to 25th December was celebrated long before Christ in all civilisations of the solar cult. The mystery of … Czytaj dalej

Opublikowano Cultural diversity, Polish Tradition | Otagowano , , | 111 komentarzy

Stereotypes lives in language

Stereotypes are the social product. In spite of being „politicly incorrect”, they exist and  mirrors all hidden emotions and attitudes towards others.  Also they discover  how the „others” are  evaluated. The comparison between ‚selfportrait’ and the pictures of the other … Czytaj dalej

Opublikowano Cultural diversity, Linguistic diversity | 45 komentarzy

Andrzejki – St Andrew’s Day celebration in Poland

St Andrew’s Day is a continuation of the ancient tradition of magical practices for telling the future, especially regarding love. As the custom was popular not only in Poland, but in Central and West Europe as well, it means that love, marriage are the crucial values for young people worldwide. Czytaj dalej

Opublikowano Polish Tradition | Otagowano , , , , | 136 komentarzy