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Archive for March, 2008

A poet’s soul

Poetry is good for learning a language; not only does it familiarize you with novel ways meaningful sentences can be constructed, the verses are often small and concise. This can be a big relief to Tigrinya language newcomers as small verses are a lot less intimidating then tackling an entire newspaper article. Also, remember that […]

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March 19, 2008  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: poetry, Tigrigna  No Comments

Small addition

There is a small addition to the website for those of you who have slow internet speeds. It’s the flash card section but without the helpful pictures. Enjoy.

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March 12, 2008   Posted in: Tigrigna, website update  No Comments

Language, Education, and Public Policy in Eritrea

I first read this paper a few years ago, but I think it’s worth a re-read because found it to be very informative. It came out in April of 2003 in the African Studies Review, here is the abstract: After an Eritrea nationalist movement gained Eritrea’s independence from Ethiopia in 1991, the newly formed government […]

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March 5, 2008  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Eritrea, Journal articles, language  One Comment