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by Olbia
Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:27 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Guilty Pleasure Latin Immersion
Replies: 9
Views: 7372

Re: Guilty Pleasure Latin Immersion

I agree too. I made my living for thirty years translating into my native tongue from three modern "foreign" languages. From experience, I know that even intelligent, gifted people who have lived for years totally immersed in a foreign culture often express themselves in ways that immediately identi...
by Olbia
Wed Jul 17, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: North & Hillard
Replies: 11
Views: 5193

Re: North & Hillard

I am not sure whether I could commit myself to doing Greek prose as homework, but I would certainly follow a thread on the subject!

Elizabeth Anne
by Olbia
Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:44 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: New Members Introduction Thread (New Users Post Here!)
Replies: 625
Views: 230283

Re: New Members Introduction Thread (New Users Post Here!)

Good afternoon. I am Elizabeth Anne, aged 65, British by birth but French by marriage (since December 1970). I learned Latin at school, and have kept an interest in it ever since. I started to teach myself ancient Greek after retirement ten years ago, and followed the beginners' course with the CNED...