Monthly Archives: April 2011

Wordy Wednesday – Whither Weather

Man, am I tired. On the upside, finals are finally done this week so I can actually devote some time to the blog before my next semester begins in a month. Of course, next semester is going to be considerably … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday: The Magic of a Single Letter

I’m feeling fairly random today. I’m in the middle of finals – just finished the major paper of the semester (it’s finally done!) but my final exam for my other class is still coming up on Monday. It feels like … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday – Moro

I hope you had fun with the audio and text of Moro! As you can see from the text, even though Moro is intended for elementary school kids, there’s a lot of complicated grammar and vocabulary. Poetry makes everything more … Continue reading

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Text – A Reading from Moro

As promised, here is the text of the passage. I’ve also linked the audio again so that you can listen and read along if you choose. Suņu karaļa Moro piedzīvojumi Žanis Grīva Es esmu Moro — spaniels, tā visi mani … Continue reading

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Audio – A Reading from Moro

Artis has kindly agreed to record a page from a children’s poetry book so that those of you who are not in Latvia and don’t have much exposure to native speech patterns can listen to a slower, relatively low-key reading. … Continue reading

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