One question that I am frequently asked is “am I too old to learn Spanish?” or “am I too old to learn a foreign language?” The answer to that question is “no, you are never too old to learn a language.” But these are actually excuses for not a foreign language more than they are inquiries about learning a foreign language. Let me borrow a story from history that I hope will encourage you to eliminate your excuses and start learning your language of choice.
It’s a very important step! Find a personal reason to study a specific language. Why do you want to learn it? What is your goal? This will help you learn and practice even if you won’t be motivated to do it.
Even though the language descended from Latin, French and Latin are much different from today. That is due to the Germanic Roman Frankish invasion. The German language has more influence than latin language now.
Princeton was founded in 1746 in order to train religious ministers which is why their school symbol has a religious touch. The crest has latin words inscribed in it ‘Dei Sub Numine Viget’, which means ‘Under God’s power she flourishes’. The crest also consists of an illustration of an open book which is obviously a bible. Orange and black colors are prominently used here which makes it attractive and eye catching.
We must understand that we have been given a set of highly intelligent gray matter (the brain). Without conscious effort, it is capable of selecting the best, the most convenient, the familiar, the safest, the most appealing. Now you know why man is so adamant to changes?
quotes in latin Today you can download an excellent learn-Spanish audio program from the Internet for a hundred dollars or less. You get vocal Spanish spoken by excellent, educated native Spanish speakers, so you can learn it right the first time, without an accent.
Remember he would say, the Chaucer English was only 200 years ago and the new modern English we were learning was very new and still not being used a great deal outside of London. There were no formal books to collect and define the words so it was very easy to make up words that were needed to complete a sentence.