Author Archives: Cori Rozentāle

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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Wordy Wednesday: All About Slims

I don’t know about you, but something is going around in our area. Both Artis and I were sick and miserable for days and the crud is lingering on. At least it’s not keeping us up at night or keeping … Continue reading

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I hate being sick.

I know, I missed Wordy Wednesday. I slept for most of Wednesday, blearily looked at the blog and decided I probably wasn’t competent enough to look at a draft and figure out what needed to be rewritten or doublechecked before … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday: Modes of Transportation II

Let’s finish last week’s Wordy Wednesday topic off today! lidot : to fly Interestingly, one of the most popular restaurant chains in Latvia is named Lido. I’m told there’s no relation, however. lidosta : airport Yep, built from lidot, a … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday: Modes of Transportation I

Lots of driving today for us as Spring is finally here! We had fun going to various markets and picking up fresh, seasonal veggies to enjoy all week. What we do with those veggies is a topic for the other … Continue reading

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