When starting to learn a new language, it is important to create the habit to study the target language on a daily basis for the amount of time which works best for you. In order to do so, one should progressively set goals. This means you should not do 5 hours one day, and zero the next. It is better to do 1 hour everyday, or you will quickly be exhausted. […] This is why I would advise you to start slow. Learning a language is a marathon, remember ? Continue reading Best Books To Learn A New Language
Being a huge fan of both movies and books, I thought I would try and determine two things today : The first regards my personal preference; as for the second, it should be much more objective, since I wish to draw out the advantages and disadvantages of both formats. To compare these 2 sensibly different medium, I have decided to answer several questions (in quite a biased way, if I may be honest with you, my dear fellows). Continue reading Books Or Movies : What Do I Prefer ?
The Chronicles of Narnia is a collection of 7 books. All are rather short, since the entire volume is merely 700 pages long. Depending on which edition you purchase, pages may be thicker. I know that, on mine, there are often are a lot of words on one page. More words than what most readers are accustomed to these days, anyway. Continue reading The Chronicles Of Narnia : A Classic
The fork, the witch and the worm* is the fifth book in a saga that is internationally renowned. Needless to name it, everyone reading this article knows this long-awaited manuscript is the first volume of what will be remembered as the follow-up to Eragon’s Inheritance Cycle*, by Christopher Paolini, which is one of the best epic-fantasy saga on the market today. Compared to Eragon, it … Continue reading The Fork, the Witch and the Worm
My Dearest Mad-Readers, I have spent quite some time lately reading the Kingkiller Chronicle, by Patrick Rothfuss. For those of you who are not familiar with this saga, it is composed of three books : The Name of the Wind* (about 250 000 words, which is roughly equal to the lenght of the first three Harry Potter books). The Wise Man’s Fear* (about 400 000 … Continue reading The Name of the Wind
Since the layoffs, by Iain Levison, is not the type of books I usually read. I am usually much more into epic fantasy. I was offered this novel at Christmas however, barely two weeks after being laid off myself. Hence I knew a bit about how Jake could feel (although certainly not as much) and decided to give it a try. I am always curious … Continue reading Since the layoffs, by Iain Levison