Category Archives: Language Learning

Lighting

We had a burnt out fluorescent light.  I went to the local hardware store to buy a new bulb.  I used the word ampoule (light bulb).  The man behind the counter asked some clarifying questions and came to the conclusion … Continue reading

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Pharmacy Fun

This afternoon marked the day to look at filling our mountain of prescriptions so we can start the anti-malaria medicine next week.   After David returned home from school he took the boys to the park to play ball and I … Continue reading

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Language Lesson #324

This week was a special week in France, La Fête du Cinéma, and according to the advertisement that we received from the city we live in all movies were only 3 euros! That’s more then half off the regular adult … Continue reading

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Jello

We are having warm weather and I’ve been hungry for Jello. I haven’t found Jello in the grocery store, but I found Gelée au Madère.  There is a picture on the front of the box with things in a gelatin … Continue reading

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Dodge ball

The other day we were all playing dodge ball outside our apartment and a young French boy around Jonah’s age was watching us and we invited him to join. I was joking with DeAnna and asked if we should teach … Continue reading

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How to tell time (take 2)

This is DeAnna and I’ve been keeping a “Misadventures with DeAnna” count and I have another entry.  Last week I met with my new language partner for the first time. In school I learned to tell time in French by … Continue reading

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Don’t let the pronoun get you down!

Today was class as usual and after the instructor asked us if we understood our homework which we all did we were given a quick quiz to verify we understood the grammar concept. We all used the new concept correctly … Continue reading

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