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Friday, December 27, 2013
Friday, December 20, 2013
How to form:
am + verb + ing
I am playing.
|he, she, it||is + verb + ing
The bird is singing.
|you, we, they||are + verb + ing|
We are dancing.
(Zeigt an, dass eine Handlung gerade jetzt im Augenblick des Sprechens vor sich geht. Sie wird auch verwendet um eine geplante Handlung in der Zukunft auszudrücken.)
Key words: look, listen, now, at the moment, still, at present
|make||making||e fällt weg|
|run||running||When a short vowel is spoken → doubling of the consonant|
|sit||sitting||Nach kurzem Selbstlaut → Verdopplung des Konsonanten|
|lie||lying||ie → y|
|Examples:||Look, Ann is running down the street.|
|She is sleeping now.|
|Listen, I'm talking to you!|
Friday, December 13, 2013
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Possible interpretation: Different people see beauty in different ways. What one person finds beautiful may not appeal to another person.
Note: beholder (noun) = person who beholds | behold (verb) = look at; observe
"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" usually means that
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Friday, December 6, 2013
Every year on December 6, kids in Switzerland better not be procrastinating because this is the traditional Santa Day. On this day, “Samichlaus” (as he is called in Swiss German) and his companion “Schmutzli” emerge from their cottage in the woods to visit children at their homes. They do not fly on a reindeer-pulled sleigh, either, but rather shuffle through the snow with a donkey. Read on and enjoy the video.