French is one of the official languages of the EU. The European Union cannot use all 23 of the languages of its member states for practical purposes, so they have what they call ‘procedural languages’. These languages are mostly used for communication in the EU, and they are German, English and… of course… French. Sign up for an online French course and you will have the chance to learn a language which is at the centre of European politics.
Did you know that a large portion of the English vocabulary we commonly use is derived from Latin? Well, this was a gift from the French, but the interesting thing is that Spanish is a latin language as well. So, what I am trying to say is that you can understand English grammar and language better when you start to learn Spanish.
quotes in latin I’m not saying this as a criticism directed at you or me. A lack of determination often impedes our progress because the plan was hastily formed, or the goal was unrealistically set. And we are all guilty as charged at some time in our lives.
‘Look, I haven’t done anything to anybody – I just wish to be left alone’. He forcefully through his weight against the door, as hard as he could, jamming that giant’s foot as hard as he could – with no effect.
The word procrastinate is formed from two latin words – pro, meaning ‘forward’, and crastinus, meaning ‘belonging to tomorrow’. So, procrastination is the act of putting something into tomorrow and, of course, it suggests that it is always ‘in tomorrow’ – so never gets done.
Where we as humans often fail is to first develop a plan or a formula for action and then we allow it to slip away into oblivion before we fulfill the steps necessary for completion. My own life is filled with countless examples of this. And chances are you can list quite a few too.
A current gig sheet can also be useful showing where you have recently played and where you are playing in the near future. This can demonstrate that the music is current and has a following in the community.