Robert Frost

Lesson #209: ‘Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening’: Reading aloud in English (and enjoying poetry at a new pace)

STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING Whose woods these are I think I know.    His house is in the village though;    He will not see me stopping here    To watch his woods fill up with snow.    My little horse must think it queer    To stop without a farmhouse near    Between the woods and frozen …

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Lesson #142: Improving Your English Expression By A Different Path

As I have mentioned in these short lessons before, I am convinced that one of the best ways to improve your standard of English is to memorise vocabulary in context. What better exercise then than to read some English poems, choose a few that you like, and learn them off by heart! I would like …

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Lesson #112: Can Handwriting Actually Help You with Your English?

I was listening recently to a thought-provoking podcast by Italian teacher Lucrezia Oddone, where she talked about the importance of HANDWRITING texts that you would like to memorise.  In the process of writing a passage by hand, she says, you are present and attuned in an unique way to each word that you write. Handwriting …

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