#106 | News: How studying or working abroad makes you smarter

Vocabulary ENROLL IN = matricular. “… among students enrolled in an international MBA program…” BE MORE LIKELY TO = estar mais propenso a; ser mais provável de. “…we found that people with this international experience are more likely to create new businesses and products and to be promoted.” ACCRUE = acrescentar (valor); acumular. BE WILLING… Continuar Lendo →

#105 | Stonewall riots

Vocabulary RIOT = rebelião. “As the riots progressed, an international gay rights movement was born.” HARASSMENT = assédio; perseguição. “Gay bars were places of refuge where gay men and lesbians and other individuals […] could socialize in relative safety from public harassment.” SEEDY = decadente. “[…] the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, a dark, seedy, crowded bar, reportedly operating without a liquor license.” Stonewall… Continuar Lendo →

#104 | Poem: Do not go gentle into that good night

Vocabulary RAVE = enfurecer-se; delirar. “Old age should burn and rave at close of day” RAGE = fúria; raiva. “Rage, rage against the dying of the light” GRIEVE = lamentar; sofrer (a morte de alguém). “Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight, | And learn, too late, they grieved it on its… Continuar Lendo →

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