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We'll meet at Maureen's church, off the Diamond Lake Road exit on 35W:
We've spent quite a bit of time on our favorite tenses ...
Looking forward to the rest of spring and summer, two topics that have been requested:
I'm thinking of merging the two topics over the summer ...
This was Johana's last class with us, we wish her a great trip to, and great life in, California!
Is duine saibhir é, dáiríre, an duine nach bhfuil uaidh ach beagán. It is truly a rich person who needs (or wants) but little. We talked about the tá-ó construction as a shortcut for tá sé ag teastaíl ó.
Plenty of discussion, sad news, good news, but all very well done.
The tattoo topic (helped with a little show and tell from Glenn) was handled easily by the group. Only a couple of spots gave trouble, and those were authentically weird things!
June 5 will be an all-class, so you have a month to translate this essay from Tuairimí. While you're at it, think of some comments/observations of your own you'd like to make in response to the essay.
Ceannaigh an maor 's ní baol duit an máistir. Buy the steward and the master is not a danger to you. Nice use of imperative and copula.
We spent nearly 90 minutes in conversation! Well done! Questions were asked, good discussion, excellent session.
This time students wrote sentences in the conditional and the past habitual, and the grammar was excellent. Another exercise handled very well by our group.
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