My favourite book is Animal Farm. I used to read it when I was a kid all the time. However, when I grew up I could tell this book was connected with many historical events. Besides, It made me think about the natural behaviour of humans beings. In one way or another, this book opened me eyes. I started to be more critical towards political parties, and people in general. Moreover, Napoleon speeches and the way they change throughout the story, improved my “reading between lines” skills. This book is, beyond doubt, one that has had a strong impact in my life. There’s a before and after reading this book. However, my biggest complaint about the story is that animalism principles are shown as some sort of utopía which at the end fails. But the very first part in the book shows how animals could gathered to make a rebellion. So, even though Napoleon completely betrayed the animals, there could have been a different outcome if Snowball hadn’t gone to exile. What I mean is that not all a…
Spanish is a very difficult Language. Don't you think? LOL
I found a girl's comment on Duolingo talking about her experience learning Spanish. Take a look..
STAGE 1:¡Qué guay!
This is the stage where everything is just simple, guay, fun, and basic. You can't believe you already know so much, and neither can you believe that you hablas español! Even though you'd never admit it, you think you're pretty cool. You just want to show off to everyone, and text your friend saying "buenas noches, amigo". STAGE 2¿Qué?
Hoooold up. What is that?
So wait, wait. Yo soy, and yo estoy = I am?
I can omit the subject?
What the heck is going on? Why are there two "verb to be's", two "what's" two "for's". Why, why, why? Why is this language so complicated?
Oh well, let's just wait. Buenos noches, amigoSend text.
Oh, that's right, "buenas noches."
This is going to be hard. Stage 3:Todo está bien =)
Let's admit it, t…
Tasks Macrofunctions Microfunctions Grammar Open Google
Maps on your smartphone. Ask your partner for directions to find his/her
favourite place in the world. Socializing Asking for
and giving directions. Wh- questions Imperatives Chose a place you and your friend would visit
together. Your partner is the travel agent. Calculate how much the trip will
cost you. Exchanging goods and services Asking about and stating prices. How
much/how many? Wh- questions Yes/No questions
Now, you and your friend are in a plane going
to your favourite travel destination. There, you meet a friendly group of
people from Indonesia. Describe your life to them. Socializing Exchanging
personal information. Stative verbs Yes/no questions