(3 posts in March, 2015)Back

A new house.

31 March, 2015 | 0 COMMENTS

Wow, sorry it's been so long since I posted an update here. A lot has changed in the last week or so, and my access to internet has been drastically reduced!! I've finished moving house. It has been a very busy week of moving furniture, possessions etc. The house did not come with any furniture so we were responsible for sourcing or buying all of the things that we needed. Johannes, who (along with his wife) I'm now sharing the house with, did a great job of sourcing a fair amount of used furn...

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Happy St. Patrick's Day

17 March, 2015 | 0 COMMENTS

We have moved on in language school to reading various fairy tales. We've just finished Goldilocks (though the Ethiopian version ends much more happily than any version I remember), and are about to move on to Cinderella. Occasionally, we also have bible stories too, we're also reading the simplified story of Joseph. The grammar in the language is fairly logical, but it is definitely complicated. Although there are relatively few irregular verbs or rules, there are just so many rules to remember...

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Very busy weekend!

4 March, 2015 | 1 COMMENTS

Classes at language school have moved on to a more grammar heavy focus, this last week or so. It is good to be able to understand the rules behind a lot of the different sentence structures and word constructions but at the same time, so much of it is so different from English, and it can get overwhelming! Understanding the difference between "she said to him" and "she will say to him" made my head hurt. Here is a picture of my homework from last week, where I had to write out my life story in A...

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