Most famous quotations are not full of poly-syllabic Latin or French words for a reason – they’ll mark the author as a pompous blowhard, not an effective communicator.
quotes in latin 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.
One question that I am frequently asked is “am I too old to learn Spanish?” or “am I too old to learn a foreign language?” The answer to that question is “no, you are never too old to learn a language.” But these are actually excuses for not a foreign language more than they are inquiries about learning a foreign language. Let me borrow a story from history that I hope will encourage you to eliminate your excuses and start learning your language of choice.
latin language Yes, because like our human above, a computer can readily associate pictures, movies, sounds, smells, touches to a symbol. Certainly the computer would need many unique components, including specialized sensors, optimized processors, large memory stores, and custom software. But we don’t picture this as outlandish. We can picture a humanoid robot, with appropriate sensors in the locations of the human’s ears, eyes, nose, finger tips, and so on, connected wirelessly to the computer complex needed to process all that data.
The emblem of this famous school is a crest consisting of their official colors, i.e. orange and black. The latin words inscribed in the ribbon below are ‘Dei sub numine viget’ which mean ‘Under God’s power, she flourishes’. Because Princeton was originally a Theological Seminary, their crest reflects the same. The words ‘Vet Nov Testamentvm’ are inscribed in the crest that represents the old and New Testament. The shape of the book can be connected to the testaments as well as for academic knowledge.
Understand the culture – Learning another language will open your eyes to a new culture that you may have known very little about previously. You will have the ability to understand how other people think and understand.
Even everyone’s favorite warfare passage cannot be fully enjoyed if gifts are not allowed today. Paul clearly instructs all believers of all time to pray with all types of prayer (petition, praise, thanksgiving, etc) in the Spirit. He defined that activity in his letter to Corinth.