Chances are you have heard about expressions such as British English, American English, Indian English, Globish, the three circles of English, Aussie English, etc. If you haven´t, join us and find out what they are and learn some stuff and tips about them.
What kind of English do you speak? (Take a minute and think about your accent when you speak English) If you are not sure about the answer, it is a good idea to research about English dialects and accents. What’s a dialect? It is the way a language is spoken in a particular area. People may have a different way of pronouncing words, or they can use phrases other people don’t. What’s your favorite one?
In April’s first week many national and international TV news, websites and newspapers included the following headlines ‘Colombia highest court paves way for marriage equality in surprise ruling’, ‘Colombia says ‘I do’ to gay marriage’, Colombia’s Constitutional Court legalizes same-sex marriage’. These are great news for the LGBT community since gay marriage has been a controversial topic not only in our country but worldwide.
This coming Wednesday April 13th we are dealing with cultural aspects from different countries. If you are eager to join us on this ‘trip’ make sure to bring information you may know about any culture. From our home country, Colombia, - to the furthest country, city, or island you may think of. New Zealand and Maori culture, Celtic culture, Filipino Culture, Russian culture, Eskimo culture, just to name a few examples.
There is a high chance that music has been present in your life since you were a baby, right? Have you ever wondered why music is such a powerful force which has accompanied human kind since ancient times and keeps evolving nowadays? Some authors even argue that music is the language of the universe. What’s your standpoint about it? Whether you are a music lover or not and would like to delight in our debate on this extensive subject, don’t hesitate to join us on April 6th. We will be talking about genres, bands, musicians, instruments, songs, lyrics, among others.
Carácter académico: Institución Universitaria. Personería Jurídica por Resolución 18537 del 4 de noviembre de 1981 del Ministerio de Educación Nacional. Institución de Educación Superior sujeta a inspección y vigilancia por el Ministerio de Educación Nacional (Art. 22.214.171.124.10.2, Decreto 1075 de 2015).