Tag: Polish

Rosetta Stone: Learning a new language is not easy for adults

I mentioned <em>apple </em>and <em>egg</em>, <strong>Jajko i jabłko</strong>. That's right!  Right out of the gate the first thing Rosetta Stone throws at you are two words in Polish that are spelled and sound very similar, at least to American eyes and ears.
In 2009 I purchased the Rosetta Stone software in an attempt to learn Polish, the language of my ancestors. I’ll tell you this much, it is probably easier to learn Nuclear Physics, Quantum Mechanics or host a dinner party with carnivores, vegetarians, a vegan, and a lactose intolerant pescatarian than to train my adult brain... Read more »

Pulaski 10K is still on for Saturday

Despite weather predictions of snow and below freezing temperatures, the inaugural Pulaski 10K race is still scheduled to occur as planned Saturday morning at 9 AM, with Race Day Packet Pickup starting at 7:45 and Gear Check beginning at 8:00 AM. Preliminary weather reports indicate snow flurries with a high of 25°, probably 18-20° around... Read more »

Get your Pulaski Day Scholarships at the PMA

PRESS RELEASE:  The Polish Museum of America (PMA) is pleased to announce The Polish Museum of America Pulaski Day Scholarship Program.  The scholarship recipients will be introduced at the annual official State of Illinois Pulaski Day Celebration to be held on Monday, March 3, 2014 in the Sabina P. Logisz Great Hall of the PMA... Read more »
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Illinois to Honor General Pulaski

PRESS RELEASE: The public is invited to celebrate Pulaski Day on Monday, March 3, 2014, at 10 a.m. in the Sabina P. Logisz Great Hall of The Polish Museum of America (PMA), 984 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. The presence of distinguished leaders of national, state, county, and city government is anticipated, as well as... Read more »