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Il pranzo della domenica, un’intramontabile tradizione italiana

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Tradicionalni nedeljni ručak? Zvuči kao nepostojeći pojam u savremenom toku života kada svi članovi porodice, zaokupljeni obavezama, retko uspevaju da se okupe oko trpeze bar jednom nedeljno.  Italijani su poznati kao vreoma tradicionalan narod pa ovaj termin kao i praksa kod njih još uvek nisu izumrli i imajući u vidu bogato gastronomsko nasleđe, nedeljom se trude da se okupe, lepo i dobro pojedu i naravno razgovaraju o svim aktuelnostima...  A evo i kako u originalu izgleda taj famozni "pranzo della domenica" iliti: nedeljni ručak all'italiana



Una tavola imbandita, il calore di una casa accogliente e la famiglia riunita. Ecco cosa rappresenta per gli italiani il pranzo della domenica. E se negli ultimi anni le famiglie patriarcali  – terreno fertile del pranzo domenicale –  sono andate scemando, al loro posto sono nate le famiglie allargate. Dove il marito facoltoso prende il posto del vecchio pater familias, i nuovi coniugi squattrinati sostituiscono gli zii scapoli e …

VARIETIES OF ENGLISH

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Most Brit and American teachers are all too aware of the differences between the deceivingly similar languages. They share a sarcastic disdain for each other’s pronunciation of ‘tomato’ and have long argued about the difference between ‘biscuit’ and ‘cookie’ or ‘chip’ and ‘crisp’. There is always a right or wrong answer- it just depends on who’s being asked. Pettiness aside, these inconsistencies pose a few questions when faced with a class full of ESL students, particularly when those students are schooled in British grammar and combine this with phrases learnt from American TV shows and movies.

So which ‘English’ should you teach? The best advice is to stick to what you know. You can teach British English, but allow students (especially beginners) to use American conjugations and pronunciation if they find it easier to do so. Try to resist the urge to make generalizations about whether something is right or wrong. Never underestimate your students’ ability to catch you out – many ta…