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Why Learn Another Language?

I had been living in Spain for a few months, making lots of friends, trying hard to learn the new language, and having great fun doing it. I felt like Marco Polo. Living in a foreign country when you are … Continue reading

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The Legend of Sparta (Part 3)

Spartan boys were all brought up to be soldiers, to die heroically for their country. The whole country were trained like Roman gladiators. They weren’t fed quite enough and had to steal to fill their bellies; yet they were beaten … Continue reading

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