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Meaning Of "Gypsy"

I'm a spanish girl and i work in a reception of a hotel. Few weeks ago, a customer (english people) tell me that other people (irish people) in the hotel "are gypsy". I have look...

How Do You Calculate Your Age ?

This topic might seem a bit stupid to you at the first glance, but that's what confused me a lot. I am Chinese. At the family reunion dinner, my family member told me that I am...

Easiest Language

Which language is easiest to learn?

What Do You Think About Italy?

For many years the only three things that the world knows about Italy was: 1. Pasta 2. Pizza 3. Mafia But I think, and hope, that now, italian people are know for many other...

Have A Question About British Accent.

I have been wondering why is it that when British people sing, it's in American accent. I personally never heard a British singer sing in British accent, and I would love to hear...

American Identity

Many Americans are referred to or refer to themselves as Irish-American, Italian-American, Afro-American and so on. As a non-American such terms have always seemed to me to be...

Looking For A Good Radio Channel To Improve...

Hello. If we want to improve our English Skill we should listen a lot of Englsh speech. So I am looking for good and interesting radio channels. What is your favorite radio?

Sexism In English

The scientific name for both sexes of our species is the word for only one of them, Homo "man" in Latin;our species also referred to as human (derived from homo) or mankind...

What Are The Worst Words In Your Language...

I'm researching "taboo" words around the world, in particular the cycle of swear words. For example, in American English fifty years ago, saying something like "god dammit,"...

Holy Places

Discuss the famous holy places in your countries and share the spiritual presence in those places and various beliefs of the people.

Culture

I am a chinese student ,I am sorry to ask you this question-why American hate the number 13?

Grammatical Gender

Since English does not have grammatical gender for inanimate nouns, we native English speakers often have trouble remembering the correct gender of nouns in other languages. ...

Azerbaijan- Land Of The (Elternal) Fire

When i say to anyone I am from Azerbaijan. Then ask he at first "Where is this land" I have never heared about this land. Yeah this land is my homeland and I am bally haughtily...

Britsish Accent - American Accent

Recently there has been a long thread about British and American accents. But nobody has stopped to ask what is a British or an American accent. Do you mean an accent from London...

Turkish Friends Need Help

next June i will be in Turkey, my plan is to visit Trabzon (uzungol) need your advice. i heard there are wooden houses in very beautiful place there, anyone has idea and can help...

Welcome To The World Of Proverbs ;)

Hi all, Today, I love to present you some Arabic proverbs. Actually, I have chosen the proverbs as a gift because I believe that Proverbs are the daughters of experience...

How Do English People (Living In ENGLAND...

I am writing my final thesis now and I would like to make a questionnarie but I do not know whether my questions would be relevant to the people in England (they would be relevant...

What Do You Know About Saudi Culture ...

Hi everyone <3 This is first time that I write something here , and I would love the begining be here Maybe my English dosen't help me so much because I'm bigginer . All what...

What Do You Know About South America?

I'm very interested in south america's culture. Especially Cuba and their hero Che Guevara. What do most people eat there?

Tipping Money Between Fingers While Hand...

When watching the soap opera Friends, people always give money to the receptionist who arranges clients' tables in a resturant in a very nice way: they put money between fingers...

Brand Name?

Hi, my name is Vangelis tsakalos and i want to ask you something. I am from Greece, as you know Greece has a big economic problem.Could you tell me which is your opinion of Greek...

Have You Heard Korea?

Hi all, I'm a Korean. I'd like to know your opinions about Korea, Korean ,and North and South Korea. If you don't know well, why don't you surf some Koean web-site? It will be...

What (Christian Calendar) Day Is Your...

Hi everyone. As we all know every country has customs of it's own. One of these customs is the new year's day. Tell each other about your new year's day. Feel free to explain...

Projekt?

Hi we are doing a project for school about” What the world thinks about Germany”. Could you please fill out the questionnaire here? It takes only 5-7 minutes. It helps us a lot...

Anynnative English Speakers In BA, Argentina...

I was wondeing if there are any from here in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I was thinking of maybe getting together to chat in English one day.
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