Learning French improves your English!Learning any language improves your feel for language in general. Also, when we use a word of French origin in English it tends to have a ‘higher’ meaning. An ‘envoy’ is really just a messenger (from the French envoyer – ‘to send’), but is mostly used in international dating politics and diplomacy. There are many such examples but the point is that learning a word in French will often also teach you or refresh for you the meaning of a ‘high register’ English word. So learning French can actually have a positive impact on your English!
latin language We all have a natural tendency to avoid the pain of hard work – we want to put it off and to take what author Robert Fritz calls the “path of least resistance.” And now with email, Facebook, Twitter and other forms of digital distractions we can fill every available minute.
quotes in latin Firstly, as someone who was brought up bilingual (not French, another MUCH less ‘major’ language), let me tell you that in a sense it’s not important which language you learn, just speaking any foreign language is a huge advantage. It massively broadens your outlook on life, gives you the ability to identify with people from other cultures (until you learn their language, you will be under the delusion that they think like you do – they don’t!) and last but not least, once you have learned one language it gets a whole lot more easier learning others.
Tip 1 – Find time to study each and every day at a time when you are rested and most receptive to absorbing the materials. Don’t overdo it – Allow yourself 30 minutes to an hour every day.
By now the government decided to take over control of all the money. They called it Internal Revenue. They began to make the money out of green paper only. They put pictures of dead presidents on the front and a picture of a building on the back. They also wrote a lot of numbers and latin words on it. They decided to call it “cash” which comes from the Latin word “munie” meaning “the root of all evil”.
So what’s the deal? How can you go to bed one night seemingly fine, and wake up the next morning all locked up, not being able to move? How can this be? Did I sleep in the wrong position?
So he concluded, I hope this helps you understand where I come from. I have limited formal education but I have taught myself and have had the good fortune to get help from other sources. My friends here in our company have been the biggest asset for my learning. Also my good friend and tutor in Stratford and then in Italy where I learned a whole lot in 12 short months about language structure and how plays originated and how they are written.