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Anita Lewicka
5 years 4 months
Thanks a lot! I wish you had got to know the place and the people, or vice versa. Anyway, generally...
Miri
5 years 4 months
I was so moved reading about Teachers' Training College in Poland. I didn't get to know the place...
Anita Lewicka
5 years 10 months
Thank you very much, Justyna. Another article is coming today. I do appreciate your feedback. Hope...
Justyna
5 years 11 months
"You don't just read for the sake of reading or for holding a book in your hands."-You just read...
Justyna
5 years 11 months
I hate 14th February as I see hearts, angels, sweets, roses, and all this St Valentine's Day...

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09
Sep
2015
by Anita Lewicka
The photo above shows the Binnenhof in the Hague. Somewhere in the background, besides the charmingly pink geraniums, you may be able to see the waters of the pond (or lake according to some sources) of Hofvijver. What is, however, the focus of the photo is hidden further in the background – the Dutch...
31
Aug
2015
by Anita Lewicka
In 1990, to fill in the vacuum of too few foreign language teachers at that time,  first colleges for  teachers of foreign languages were established in Poland. In 2015 these institutions are being closed down for good because the vacuum has been filled in, because the population is dwindling,...
24
Jun
2015
by Anita Lewicka
Teachers’ life is, generally speaking, mobile. In order to reach out to everyone and to be frequently on top of things, teachers move a lot, run a lot, run errands, jog in their free time (if they have any) or jog their students’ memory when in the classroom. From my own observations, a dynamic teacher means...
18
May
2015
by Anita Lewicka
 Time flies so quickly. I’ve just noticed my last blog post was in March. Now it’s mid-May and, luckily, the sun is up in the sky much longer. Brighter days inspire us and give us a lot of food for thought. I’ve decided to write about the concept of time in teaching, about timing and classroom...
17
Mar
2015
by Anita Lewicka
Spring is in the air! The season marks the new beginning, the generally perceived rebirth after the wintry period of hibernation and darkness. “Spring is a true reconstructionist” (H. Timrod). Together with spring, we somehow return to our roots as spring plants take root from their cuttings. However, spring...
04
Mar
2015
by Anita Lewicka
Well, well, well…. Meow, meow, meow…. It’s the first time in my life I’ve been sharing my living space with a cat. Fitka is a special cat, as any cat is special to their owners, co-owners, flatmates or…intruders (in my case). Cats go their way, cats have a way with virtually everything and everyone (I don’t...
23
Feb
2015
by Anita Lewicka
Wow! They did! They made it to the top! Watching such moments on TV, I do feel proud of being Polish. As H. Ford once said: “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” Anyhow, the only tribute I can give myself to the wonderful people standing behind this...
19
Feb
2015
by Anita Lewicka
Entering a bookshop in a foreign country is so invigorating; you see all the books there neatly categorized and inviting you just to taste them. The majority of them is in the official language of the country you’re in. Fortunately? Unfortunately? Well, to me it’s truly inciting and extremely motivating....
12
Feb
2015
by Anita Lewicka
 “Love Is In the Air”, “Love Is All Around” or “Love, Sweet Love” – the repertoire of love songs or songs about love seems endless. Any new season brings a new song, usually with a new starlet that disappears once the song has been played long enough on the radio, etc. There are some songs, however,...
09
Feb
2015
by Anita Lewicka
History has always been my passion. To start with, I was born in the hospital the premises of which had long before belonged to the Teutonic Knights, so active in my vicinity in the Middle Ages. A common saying goes that only the very gifted are born there, only the most prominent people etc. were granted...

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