After obtaining a Slovak passport in 2017, American Andre Jones represented Slovakia for three years.
The first US basketball players came to play in Slovakia in the nineties. 26. Nov 2021, at 9:33
Slovakia's only LGBTI sports club, Lotus Flowers, brings the LGBTI community and their allies together, and even some anti-LGBTI people.
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A decade ago, gay people founded their own sports club, Lotus Flowers, in Bratislava. 26. Nov 2021, at 9:13
Trnava hired a top US coach to get local children moving.
US coach Teri Nicole Rodriguez has six months to come up with a plan on how to get local children up and moving. 26. Nov 2021, at 8:37
Cartoon from Puck, a US humour magazine, published on August 9, 1899 by J. S. Pughe. Uncle Sam sees hyphenated voters and asks, “Why should I let these freaks cast whole ballots when they are only half Americans?”
I want to become a Slovak citizen so I must learn Slovak, says second-generation Slovak-American Gregory Fabian. 22. Oct 2021, at 12:18
Renáta Kamenárová teaches Slovak at the University of Pittsburgh. She has also co-written several "Krížom krážom" textbooks, which are used by those teaching Slovak to foreigners.
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But in Slovak, your tongue actually works, says an American who learns Slovak. 22. Oct 2021, at 11:40
The Spectator College glossary relates to the Sports and Games topic.
The Spectator College glossary relates to the Sports and Games topic. 26. Sep 2021, at 8:56
No single list of foreigners who are entitled to vote in Slovakia exists.
The million-dollar question the state and towns can hardly answer. 24. Sep 2021, at 11:34
On the Spectator College podcast, Briton Addy Akram, who serves as a councillor in eastern Slovakia, talks about his journey into Slovak local politics.
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Addy Akram speaks about how he became a local politician in eastern Slovakia and why foreigners should vote in Slovakia. 24. Sep 2021, at 11:17
Anti-Slovak posters first appeared in Tinsley and different parts of Sheffield towards the end of 2020.
First posters appeared around Sheffield before last Christmas. 24. Sep 2021, at 11:00
The Spectator College is a programme designed to support the study and teaching of English in Slovakia, as well as to inspire interest in important public issues among young people.
The Spectator College glossary relates to the Countries Whose Language I Am Learning topic. 2. Sep 2021, at 12:30
Members of the local election commission register a voter in the list of voters during the by-elections to the local government bodies on October 3, 2020 in the village of Veľká Hradná in the Trenčín Region.
The Spectator College glossary relates to the Multicultural Society topic. 1. Sep 2021, at 10:43
The Šarišan group shot.
The number of folk groups has declined, and the existing ones are struggling. 28. Jun 2021, at 8:07
The "Super Slovaks" book recounts the story of Slovakia through the bios of some of the greatest Slovaks.
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A new book teaches people that difficult circumstances are not an obstacle to becoming super. 28. Jun 2021, at 7:15
Východná Slovak Dancers, a Canadian-Slovak folk ensemble, performs in Toronto in July 2019.
The Spectator College glossary relates to the Culture and Art topic. 1. Jun 2021, at 17:21
Linda Stanko (second from the right) and her aunt Susan (second from the left) visited Slovakia in May 2015 for the first time.
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Tracing your roots may get addictive, but what does it take to succeed? 28. May 2021, at 7:10
Cynthia Sandor, her parents and her Slovak family on a farm near Zvolen in the early eighties.
It is mostly middle-aged and older Slovak Americans who trace their roots. 28. May 2021, at 7:10
The Greek Catholic wooden church of St. Michael Archangel in Inovce, Sobrance district, eastern Slovakia. Many people from this part of the country left for America in the past.
The Spectator College glossary relates to the Family topic. 1. May 2021, at 9:58
Elena Štefancová is one of the former FIIT STU students who was awarded the Biela vrana (White Crow) prize, which is given to people who show their civic courage.
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Elena Štefancová, a former FIIT STU student, speaks about last year’s scandal at one of the best Slovak IT faculties. 23. Apr 2021, at 9:33
Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia.
Dagmara Bašková was hit with a 12-year ban for repeated corruption offences. 23. Apr 2021, at 9:26
Elena Štefancová (screen)is one of the former FIIT STU students who was awarded the Biela vrana (White Crow) prize, which is given to people who show their civic courage.
Spectator College provides readers who want to improve their English with glossaries of useful words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College. 1. Apr 2021, at 9:21
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