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The construction used in sentences such as गीता ने खाना बनाया Gītā ne khānā banāyā, in which the verb agrees with the object rather than the subject, is called an ‘ergative’ construction and is found in many languages. If such things interest you, you will find plentiful detail by searching for ‘ergative’ on the web.
My experience is that siblings have to be nearly grown up before they can cope with a brother or sister's birthday with equanimity! It is as well to be prepared, and talk about feelings beforehand if possible. Depending on the age gap, giving older siblings a helping role can work well.
A number of psychological-counselling centres offer a psychometric testing service. The process will cost you quite a lot and may take half a day. You have been going through a similar process whilst reading this book, but obviously without feedback from a psychologist.
Many large towns and cities now open outdoor ice rinks during the winter months, and this can be a great way to introduce children to the sport. Make an occasion of it and go skating as a family – if your child enjoys it, look for a local indoor rink where they can practise all year round.
Story structure took me a long time to learn, and my work remained unpublishable until I mastered it. That’s why I’m so keen on teaching it to others now: I know firsthand the enormous difference it can make to your work to be in control of it structurally.
Ask your pupils questions in different ways, and in different sequences, as it helps them think about what they're hearing, rather than just automatically responding to a single learned prompt.
You may find it strange to eat herrings and salami for breakfast, but this is common in Scandinavia. A reminder: ‘en kopp kaffe’ – a cup of coffee, ‘et glass melk’ – a glass of milk .
When an adjective (a word that describes something) comes after iets or niets, it needs an extra -s at the end: iets sterkers - something stronger, niets nieuws - nothing new, iets lekkers - something tasty, niets moois - nothing beautiful.
Keep your scenes tight in terms of space and time when writing a play. Audiences often find very short scenes and large gaps in time very off-putting in a theatrical context.
The right to vote is a key political entitlement that allows citizens to choose public office-holders and to hold them to account for their actions.
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