Realia Resources

Realia consists of authentic examples of language and culture used in real life. I have collected images from several countries detailing the use of the following languages. There is also an album of cultural concepts of France that are different from their American counterparts.


Croatian Danish
Dutch France
French German
Greek Hungarian
Italian Portuguese
Slovene Turkish


Still to come: Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Estonian, Czech, Slovak, and Icelandic (and more Hungarian and German)


Realia Resources: Authentic examples of language and culture used in real life

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