écouter et répéter

I love the French language. The guttural Rs...the way one word seems to join another in a sentence...except in certain cases...pure music. To learn French back when I was in secondary school - our teacher always started the lesson by asking us to "écouter et répéter..." - listen and repeat. In Og Mandino's 'The Greatest … Continue reading écouter et répéter

Be Wary of the New, Different or Unknown

  How useless to spread a net in full view of the birds This 17th verse from the first chapter in Proverbs captured my imagination this morning. I wanted to understand it more fully. What did this mean exactly? In order to catch birds fowlers (persons occupied as bird catchers) spread their nets, in clear … Continue reading Be Wary of the New, Different or Unknown