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One Shakespeare Please!

23/02/2014 17:15
Photo: Michal Lachkovič (By courtesy of ActofKAA) And on a crisp wintry evening they gathered to fill themselves with wonderful sensations created by theatrical art... and free sandwiches.     Certainly a lot of you saw the latest ActofKAA performance at the...

A Tremendous Will To Learn and Teach: A Very Personal Response to Last Week's Conferences

06/02/2014 19:13
On 30 and 31 January, the Department of British and American Studies organized the 3rd Student Conference on Inter-American Studies and the 4th Triennial Conference in British and American Studies titled Humans, Humanity and the Humanities. As I was part of the support team, I’ll...

A Baguette a Day Keeps the Student Fed

04/12/2013 18:45
Let‘s be honest. What are the most common feelings that you experience in the university corridors every day? I’d say the answers would be “tired“ and “hungry“. And we, as your trusty magazine offering helpful information, would like to change this into “energetic“ and “happy“....

A Step Forward or a Step in the Wrong Direction?

25/11/2013 18:12
How is having those 18 courses a term working out for you? Wouldn’t choosing what courses you have to take and when you have to take them make your life a bit more enjoyable and less stressful? What about those 1-credit courses? If you’re studying translation and interpreting, wouldn’t...

How Much Is Too Little?

07/11/2013 20:28
Photo: wikipedia.de   Although this title might look like an oxymoron, it is not! As an interpreter and/or a translator, you are as well an artist that enables “the other side” to understand and – you have to make your living from it. We took a closer look at how to do...

Brussels – Brüssel – Bruxelles – Brussel – Brusel

15/03/2013 09:28
Some time ago, our teacher Pavol Šveda, who works as a freelance interpreter for institutions of the European Union, came up with an offer to go to Brussels for a group study visit with a chance to try interpreting in a dummy booth in the European Council. Although only 12 students...

Why to Join the CEACS

12/03/2013 10:59
I am sure you have already come across this abbreviation. Have you ever taken your time and had a more detailed look at it? Whenever you pass the notice boards in the department corridors, the Canadian issues are simply bound to draw your attention. If you are (at least a bit)...

Word of the Week

09/03/2013 15:58
Get Confused, Sweat Hard! Everybody must have heard about homonyms. I remember my primary school teacher stressing out the differences between homonyms, synonyms and antonyms. But back then I had no idea how many nyms there were lurking among all the linguistic terms. Gradually my...

Get Better, Feel Better

07/03/2013 17:18
How many times have you complained about the low quality of your studies, whined that without a chance to use your second language actively in everyday communication it just decays day after day? How often do you swear like a trooper when trying to cram all the useless stuff in your...

Because Learning Is Beautiful

03/03/2013 20:47
Friday, February 22 I would call it an Artforum afternoon. There is an obligatory book resting at my side and snowflakes falling from the sky cover the window with a white layer that looks like a proof of heaven’s tenderness. The smell of coffee prevents me from falling asleep,...
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