(My heart's desire comes to my lips as a prayer)
(There Was One Thirsty Crow)
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Infant Joy is a beautiful poem by William Blake from his collection of poems that he illustrated himself in 1789 called, "Songs of Innocence". Here you can see his lovely illustration and listen to the poem while you read along… MP3 Recording of Infant Joy Infant Joy I have no [...]
In America, we celebrate dad on the 3rd Sunday of June by treating him to his favorite meal or spending quality time doing something he loves. But that’s not the case in every country. Every culture has their own ways to show appreciation to their fathers. For example, in South Africa [...]
Home Language has some great videos for intermediate to advanced students to help you improve your French. Patricia from the site Parlez-vous Franšais covers tricky aspects of the French language such as when to use the subjunctive tense, which idiomatic expressions are widely used, when to [...]
Ayako Egawa wrote to us about her visit to the Ginkaku-ji Temple… "I went to Kyoto and visited the Ginkaku-ji Temple. Ginkaku-ji Temple translates as the "Temple of the Silver Pavilion". It’s a world cultural heritage site here in Japan. The Japanese Shogun Ashikaga [...]
The angklung is a musical instrument from Indonesia that’s made of 2 or more bamboo tubes attached to a bamboo frame. Each tube is tuned to a specific octave. The instrument is held with one hand at the top of the frame, while the other hand near the bottom shakes it to make the sound. [...]
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