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The Truth About Learning Languages

langHas learning a language always been one of your personal dreams?  It is for a great many people. I’m a big fan of languages and I have quite a few friends who speak at least one language other than their own.  I also have quite a few other friends who have tried to learn a language without much success.  So, over the past few weeks, I’ve made a point of talking to my friends about the process of learning a language.  I combined what I heard with my own experiences, and here’s what I’ve learned. Continue reading

While Others Only Dream

hawaiiIf I could encourage everyone to do just one thing, it would be this; do something most other people only dream of doing –and do it NOW!  It  will enhance your existence and dramatically improve your outlook.  It’s easier than it sounds. So, go after a dream, while others only dream of it!  Here are some thoughts about doing just that. Continue reading

While Others Only Dream (Part 2)

hawaiiIn my previous post, I made the point that the time to expand your horizons is NOW.  It’s no accident that NOW rhymes with WOW.   Okay, well maybe it is!  :-))  Still, I firmly believe that achieving a dream will instantly enhance your life and your outlook Continue reading

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Did You Ever Wonder..(Episode 1)

crusaderHere at FLYODI we passionately believe that continual learning is a key aspect of a fulfilled life.  So, we will periodically present short, fun learning features. This is Episode 1 of the series.  We hope these episodes will generate lots of discussion.

Did you ever wonder where the English language comes from? I recently discussed this question with some friends and, while a number of interesting (and well, let’s say innovative) theories emerged, it soon became clear that none of us was sure of the answer. Continue reading