George Santayana, Persons And Places

I am writing these lines while I am listening to Musica Ficta perform the Requiem by Tomas Luis de Victoria. I chose this music for practical reasons. Victoria was born in the province of Avila. He was a catholic priest and arguably the greatest Spanish composer of all times; he spent part of [...]

German For Beginners: The Game

On the following video I use a little game to speak about the numbers from 1 to 10 and about some nouns, verbs and prepositions in German. The basic vocabulary shown on this video is:

das Spiel, die Spiele: game, games (play, plays)
die Kiste, die Kisten: box, boxes
der Ball, die Bälle: ball, balls
die Ente, die [...]

German For Beginners: The Colours

On the following video I speak about the colours in German. The basic vocabulary shown on this video is:

die Farbe, die Farben (feminine): colour, colours
der Bleistift, die Bleistifte (masculine): pencil, pencils
der Farbbleistift, die Farbbleistifte: colouring pencil, colouring pencils
das Telefon, die Telefone (neutral): telephone, telephones

rot: red
grün: green
schwarz: black
weiss: white
gelb: yellow
blau: blue
orange: orange
braun: brown
grau: grey
pink: pink
violett: [...]

German for Beginners: The Vowels

The following video shows the vowel sounds in German: a, e, i, o, u, ä, ö, ü, ei, eu, ie.

Michael Thallium

German for Beginners: simple sentences

Learning a language is a bit of a challenge. And as it happens with every challenge you face in life, it requires time and dedication. Her you are a video with some simple sentences you can practise. The exercise is about listening and repeating:

German for Beginners: The Numbers

The following two videos deal with the numbers in German. Enjoy them!

Michael Thallium

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German for Beginners: VERBS

The following video is created for those people who would like to learn German. On it, I tackle some verbs. This video may not make you smarter, but for sure it will make you less ignorant. At least, I hope so…

(Español) El terrorismo

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The Greatness Of People

The greatness of people… That’s one of the reasons why I decided to dedicate myself to coaching and language training. I believe in human potential. Certainly, there are moments when you have doubts about the validity of your principles and values. People, we, are capable of many things. Some of them are good, [...]

(Español) Reminiscencias de bolerogía y crotalogía dieguinas

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