#75 | News: Mindfulness, laughter and robot dogs may relieve lockdown loneliness

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7BDhrPXIVS0IUDED1ox5WS News: Mindfulness, laughter and robot dogs may relieve lockdown loneliness Vocabulary STIMULI = estímulos (plural). “…an interactive robotic seal that responds to stimuli…”LONELINESS = solidão. “Several of the studies involved initiatives to combat loneliness and isolation in nursing and care homes.”FEASIBLE = factível; possível. “…the studies involved group play, which would only be feasible in... Continuar Lendo →

#30 | 30 Interesting Facts about the English Language

https://open.spotify.com/episode/77VqlhlqOZGTyMLT73LxyB 30 interesting facts about the English language This is a special episode to celebrate our 30th episode. I decided to dig into the English language and bring 30 interesting facts about the English language. Here we go: Over two billion people speak English, making it the largest language by number of speakers, and the third largest language by... Continuar Lendo →

#29 | Wrong uses of English words in Portuguese – Part I

https://open.spotify.com/episode/75HItql4K3IpKxQCvU4MiK Wrong uses of English words in Portuguese Entende-se como estrangeirismo a apropriação de termos de outros idiomas que tenham ou não equivalentes. Em nossa língua portuguesa, temos a apropriação de vários termos da língua inglesa, mas muitos acabam tomando sentidos diferentes do original em inglês. Nesta série, analisaremos o uso desses estrangeirismos em inglês... Continuar Lendo →

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