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GLOBAL FRIENDSHIPS MADE EASY . . . USING ESPERANTO learned as an Apprenticeship language
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Joe BlumGlobal E:P:N Learning FoundationUSAEnglish and/or Esperanto (as needed for those attending)Target Audience: the gifted and brightest at any age (Grade 1 through adult)Session Title: GLOBAL…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Blum Oct 30, 2012.


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Language Coach
Location (City or Town):
Unite States, Florida, Apopka
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
Next year marks the 125th year since the publishing of the first book in Esperanto for Esperantists. Now, many thousands of books later, each country is preparing to celebrate Esperanto's finally entering the public school systems. I joined to help.
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Grade Level or Age of Students You Work With (if applicable):
All ages
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Global Education Projects Sponsored By You or That You're Involved In (if applicable):
Those sponsored by AATE, the American Association of Teachers of Esperanto.
Languages Spoken:
Personally, just German (native), English (MA TESOL), and Esperanto (my hobby and long-term mission). Collectively, we teach Esperanto in any of over 100 languages.
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Last week, a new "amiko" in Uzbekistan asked for help with translating his letter to travel agents from Esperanto into English. This is what he wrote (in essence):


If international tourists were led to contact the people who will serve them -- chauffeurs, waiters, tour guides, and targeted sales people, Esperanto-speaking tourists would have the opportunity to speak with someone who speaks their language. They would be able to speak in a common language that was…


Posted on November 5, 2011 at 6:33pm

Zero charge? Zamenhof?

To do this most vital of all themes justice, let me first say a few things about neutrons having zero charge. I know it says zero and suggests no charge, but the truth is that when a neutron decays, it breaks up into a positron and a neutrino. That charge is not simply “put” there at the point of decay; it was already there. Because of its assigned job in an atom, neutrons add only weight, not strength . . . they can't because strengths are forces against opponents. Njut doesn't have opponents;… Continue

Posted on November 1, 2011 at 9:06pm


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