Daily Archives: 16 September 2011

‘The Leap’ by Simon Parke

The Leap You find me watching a figure standing at the edge of a chasm. I think they’re wondering whether to attempt the leap across. It’s not an impossible leap, but neither is it an easy decision. It seems they … Continue reading

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Cinq mots

Cinq mots : five words. Once you have passed ‘O’-level French (or whatever it’s called these days!)  there is nothing between you and speaking perfect french but a wider vocabulary and a basic grasp of the subjunctive (see previous entry). … Continue reading

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The beautiful subjunctive

No, I am not being sarcastic, and I’ll soon show you the reason I call it that. A big tip: do not study dry verb tables but try to get a grasp of the subjunctive from reading, as the same … Continue reading

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