E.g., (in Latin, “exempli gratia”) means “for example” and you would use it when you want to give examples. “We saw several types of raptors on our walk, e.g., (for example) falcons, buteos and accipiters.
Better understanding of English – As you may very well know, most of the English language originates from the latin language. As you study Spanish, you will better understand your native tongue. It is not unusual for people that study Spanish to learn a better understanding of English verbs and tenses.
There are still latin words used directly in the English legal dialect. Words like “pro se” (literally, ‘in favor of one’s own self’: If you represent yourself in court, without an attorney, you are said to be acting ‘pro se’) and habeas corpus (literally, ‘you shall have the body’: a writ requiring the body of a person to be brought before a judge or court, especially for investigation of a restraint of a person’s liberty).
quotes in latin 4 Watch cable: Basic cable will provide you a minimum of one Spanish channel.. While you are studying your Spanish language course you should watch one 30 minute show a day. It can be very interesting to see the differences between Latin news and the news in English. It is a great opportunity to understand the culture better as well as immerse yourself in the language.
The gathered crowd outside the door stiffens; they look at each other, nodding ‘I told you so!’ Then they step back somewhat, aware that they are facing a cataclysmic moment.
Drive around Japan and you will probably see small RVs, which are recreational vehicles. They are little cabins on wheels for camping with space for sleeping, showering, and cooking. RVs in America are usually much bigger; some have toads. A toad is slang for a car that you tow behind your RV. Drive somewhere in a 40-foot RV, which is a fairly standard size, and you will probably not want to drive the RV if you have to go grocery shopping or run errands. The toad is the answer and many people with RVs have toads. We think the word “toad” comes from “towed.” RVs come in many sizes, some under 20 feet and some about 40 feet.
We all have a natural tendency to avoid the pain of hard work – we want to put it off and to take what author Robert Fritz calls the “path of least resistance.” And now with email, Facebook, Twitter and other forms of digital distractions we can fill every available minute.