As the days grow shorter and the nights grow longer, and the warm autumn afternoons turn into frosty winter evenings, the people of Zagreb are starting to look forward to the best event of the year that winter has to offer: Christmas.

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Are you spending your holidays in Croatia and are planning a day trip? We present eight Croatian national parks to all of you the nature lovers!

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Greetings from Crikvenica! The sun is shining, the weather is a very pleasant 28°c and football fever is rife. :-) With this short letter, I hope to get you excited about our upcoming language holiday ... and also tell you a little about my hometown!

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You found your soulmate and you want to spend your lives together? Congratulations! Keep in mind that getting married in Croatia is not all fun and games. Before the bride and the groom say their final “I do”, they must face a challenging series of tasks.

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If you’ve ever visited Croatia, you’ve probably held a Croatian banknote in your hands. Did you ever ask yourself which people and buildings were depicted on them? If yes - this blog post is written for you!

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Our first Easter Croatian Language Trip was held from the 24th till 31st of March 2018 in Zagreb. This time we had ten wonderful participants from Austria, Germany, Switzerland and USA who had a chance to enjoy early spring in Croatia.

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To communicate clearly in Croatian, it is important to know both the correct pronunciation and intonation of the words and sentences you are using. You can read our blog post on basic Croatian pronunciation here.

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Avoiding awkward silences by talking about nothing significant requires a special set of skills, as well as a selected repertoire of possible topics and patterns of communication. In this blog entry you’ll find out more about the art of small talking in Croatia.

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In today’s blog, we write about situations when the accusative case is accompanied by the prepositions "u" or "na". In those situations, we find the accusative often standing next to a verb of movement and showing a direction, in which the subject is moving.

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In this blog article you can find basic information about Croatian airports as well as some useful words and phrases to help you ask about your flight, luggage or at least understand what's written on the airport display.

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The imperative is used in everyday life, even if we don’t always notice it. Imperative clauses are used when we want to tell somebody to do something as a command, instruction, suggestion or advice.

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Tram and buses are both affordable and convenient which makes them a good way of getting to know the town on days when you don't feel like walking. In this article, we'll write about the history of public transport in Zagreb and give you a few useful tips on how to get around.

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In this blog post we'll talk about different nicknames a person can use to show their affection to someone. You can now tell your loved ones exactly how you feel about them – in Croatian! 

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The following expressions will definitely be of help during your next stay in Croatia. For instance, if you are talking to another person and you end up suffering through some awkward silence, you can always discuss the weather!

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We have some good news for you! The present tense in Croatian is a simple tense, meaning that it only consists of one word. Moreover, there is only one form of the present tense, unlike in English – Croatian does not differentiate between present simple and present continuous.

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Amongst the greyness of all of the tall buildings, asphalt-covered streets and busy people rushing around, Zagreb has its own way of ‘breaking the greyness’ with beautiful green areas. There are thirty parks in the city, and the popular ones are found in a formation called Lenuci’s Horseshoe, also known as the Green Horseshoe.

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Zagreb has a rich history when it comes to cuisine. Meat dishes are staples in the home and restaurant, but cottage cheese also plays an important role in many dishes famous in Zagreb. This blog post explores some of the time-honoured dishes you can enjoy in the Croatian capital.

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One of the things visitors to Zagreb immediately notice in the centre of the city is the famous Dolac market. Its big, unique umbrellas make it very easy to spot. It’s a place where people can buy fresh products, talk and enjoy their morning coffee.

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In Croatia there are ten sites on the World Heritage list. The Saint Nicholas fortress in Šibenik and the city walls in Zadar gained that status in July 2017.

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In this blog post we have prepared exercises so you don't lose touch with forming adjectives according to the three grammatical categories.

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Zagreb – Easter language holiday
13/4/19 - 20/4/19

Šibenik – Spring language holiday
01/6/19 - 08/6/19

TBA – Summer language holiday
10/8/19 - 17/8/19

Zagreb – Advent language holiday
7/12/19 - 14/12/19

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