During my research on spiritual fiction, I was recommended to read Daniel Quinn’s books, Ishmael and The Story of B. At my local new-and-used bookstore, Companion Book, I found a cheap copy of The Story of B and I was pleasantly surprised while reading it. Continue reading
Michio Kaku’s book, Physics of the Impossible, has helped me to understand a subject that I thought I never would: quantum physics. Ever since my first year of college in 1997, when my philosophy of religion instructor, Dr.Katz, talked about atoms being mysteriously connected, I wanted to understand this process and became curious about quantum mechanics.
Like many, I had avoided physics and chemistry because I found the technical aspects boring. Continue reading
If you are learning a new language, the most useful and pleasant thing you can do for your study is READ!!! As an ESL teacher, I have noticed that my students who are regular readers, really advance more quickly than students who do not like reading. Therefore it is important to foster the skill of reading. Continue reading
When we are young, we learn the sounds of our language automatically from our parents, but when we learn a new language we need to pay special attention to the sounds. In most languages, including English, sound is made with two types of letters: 1) Consonants and 2) Vowels
The consonants are similar in many languages, but vowel sounds may be very different from language to language. Continue reading