Next time I sign up for a training program, I’m going to pay close attention to the name. For example, the word “Intensive” in the title of my training program here in Costa Rica didn’t really stand out to me when I signed up. Oh, it certainly stands out now! This program has been fantastic … More Should have pondered the word “Intensive”
Does anyone remember that PSA for drug awareness where the narrator would say “this is your brain” as he holds up an egg? Then, as he cracks it into a frying pan, he says “this is your brain on drugs.” Well, this was my brain after Thursday’s class on indirect pronouns in Spanish grammar. I … More This is your brain.
Wahoo! I am at the half-way point for this 7-week intensive program! Yesterday, we learned “Perifasis” – basically, we started putting sentences together with the verbs, nouns and adjectives we have been studying so far. I put together my first story in class today. It starts out with “He is Fred” (now the title of … More El es Fred.
All is well here in San Jose! The classes have been difficult and overwhelming, but I am cheerful over small victories like pronouncing a word correctly or using the correct verb conjugation (wahoo!). I am leaving shortly to fly to San Salvador for the scouting project in the mountains. I already plan to practice my … More Quick Hydromissions trip to San Salvador