Monday, 4 February 2008

Where exactly am I ...

This world out here is truly amazing. Talk about flat!

Driving home this afternoon through the Sydney downpour - the one that seems intent on sticking around for the rest of this week - I was half listening to an interview with UB40 on the afternoon drive show. Mid-way through this interview the announcer began talking to a caller who, and you'll have to forgive the lack of detail, was talking about a YouTube video he had posted that was suddenly getting a lot of hits and was now up to 10,000 or so. Having only started to listen in half-way and more intent on seeing my way through the rain, I pieced together that he had put up a song about his teenage son. A mental note was made to try and find it later. Not much later and the mental note had washed away with the rain.
Until ...

Just been reading Cool Cat Teacher's proclamation that Monday should be "Funday Monday" on your blog, and there it was! Writing from the other side of the world she had inadvertently pointed me exactly where, earlier in the day, my curiosity had wanted to take me. So here it is again - Sort Of Dunno Nothin'



And to add to the funday feel, here's my contribution. This one came out of a search inspired by the fact that it is UNESCO's International Year of Language. I had been looking for some things to help along the discussion of why we learn language. Here's one reason ...




1 comment:

IC Jones said...

HI there

Love this one too!! Here in England, we are starting our promotional season as students are starting to opt in or out of languages for Y10. If you are looking for resources, I have compiled a list on my delicious and I have also written a couple of posts about promoting languages on my blog.

Isabelle
http://isabellejones.blogspot.com