Archiwum kategorii: Linguistic diversity

Polish language and culture in a nutshell – a lexicon of cultural connotation

A – alphabet In contrary to the most Slavic languages (East and South), Poland use the Latin alphabet – introduced together with Christianity in 966, when Polish prince Mieszko got married with a Czech princesses Dąbrawa. Receiving Christianity from the Czech … Czytaj dalej

Opublikowano Cultural diversity, Inne, Linguistic diversity, Polish Tradition | Otagowano , , , | 32 komentarzy

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

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