language learning

Brush up on your Greek


There’s a Latin saying, “Graeca sunt, non leguntur“, which means, “it’s Greek, it can’t be read”. Something akin to “it’s all Greek to me”. Such a difficult language, with its strange alphabet. How could one possibly learn it, right? And yet, most European languages carry a heavy burden of Greek words in their vocabulary. Even


Language learning for traveling


Do you ever wish that you had the magical power to suddenly be proficient in a new spoken language? I recently had two such experiences. Firstly, let’s start by saying that Spring 2022 seemed to be the time when folks were in overdrive. Travel here and there, and work on projects A through Z in