Multilingual flashcard: Sunflower

Multilingual flashcard – Sunflower in 10 languages. Sunflowers have always been one of my favourite flowers. This year, in my class, we each planted a sunflower seed in a clear pot and observed the roots, shoot and leaves grow. The kids then took them home and transplanted them to their gardens where, hopefully, they are…

Multilingual flashcard: Book

Multilingual flashcard 148 – Book in 10 languages. Pretty much the most important word you need to know in any language. Books, unique portals to other worlds, repositories of knowledge, provacators and comforters, ‘portable magic’. Books have been tied up with so many important experiences in my life and I truly believe you can never…

Unique words in other languages

Some people call these ‘untranslatable’ words which is rarely true as everything can be translated, one way or another. However, it often teaches you something about a culture when they have a single word or phrase for a concept that may take a sentence to explain in English. I enjoy how succinct the description is,…