Accent reduction workshop

Accent reduction workshop

For non-actors Nov. 03 – Dec. 01 (Fridays) 7:45-9:15 p.m. 950 HRK For actors Nov. 10 – Dec. 08 (Fridays) 6:00-7:30 p.m. 950 HRK Book your spot: hello@speakupcroatia.com /...
Talking about your education in English, pt. 2

Talking about your education in English, pt. 2

*This post has been copied in its entirety from the Speak Up blog on Vecernji List’s Blogosfera. The material it covers will be part of the book Common Mistakes Croatians Make When Using English, which is expected to be out in the fall (fingers crossed!). Kada netko...
Korisne kratice na engleskom jeziku

Korisne kratice na engleskom jeziku

(originally published in Večernji list) Amerikanci obožavaju učinkovitost. Drive-thru brza hrana, smrznuto povrće, već oprano i nasjeckano, samoposluživanje u supermarketu—sve to pokazuje beskrajno štovanje učinkovitosti s druge strane Velike bare. Za čovjeka koji zna...
“Topic” VS “subject” VS “theme”

“Topic” VS “subject” VS “theme”

Put most simply, theme in English is like motiv in Croatian. THEME: The theme is the central message or the perception that is conveyed through the piece of writing. Any piece of writing, be it a story, poem or an essay, has a theme. In fact, there can be more than...
Student essay: How I became an Ironman

Student essay: How I became an Ironman

For those who don’t know, Ironman is a triathlon discipline which combines marathon races from three basic sports: swimming, cycling and running. It is considered the hardest one-day race in the world. The history of how the distances for each of the disciplines...