31 décembre 2016

Happy new year - Canty Hogmanay - B1

As you gear up to greet the New Year with a grand salute and joyful celebration, we want to shed a light on an outlandish Scottish custom for those celebrations. This traditional event which is called “Hogmanay” draws its origins in the 8th and 9th centuries, when Scotland was invaded by the Vikings. At that time, Norsemen paid a particular attention to the arrival of the winter solstice and celebrated its passing. Hogmanay begins on the 31st of December and it ends on the 2nd of January (1st and second of January are national... [Lire la suite]
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05 janvier 2016

Voice recognition systems don't like Scottish accent - B2

Sometimes, accents can be difficult to understand. As you are better than a voice recognition system, have a look at this video and try to understand whatthose two Scotsmen say. If you want to cheat or just some help, the script of the clip is following. ScriptHave fun up to the eleventh floor...  
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