Anyhoo, this last semester has been so full of learning, most of which gets really technical and perhaps even (gasp!) boring to those who aren't of linguistic persuasion (bi-directional partial fusion anyone?). We, however, have really enjoyed the time getting to see how God designed languages that are so complicated, yet adhere to logical rules and systems that allow us to figure them out.
Well, linguistics classes have been in session for over a week now, and I feel like I’m seeing “suspicious pairs” lurking in dark alleys and I’ve already had my first linguistics nightmare. Literally up all night trying to figure out why I hadn’t converted a [pw] into a [pʷ] in my homework, and trying to […]
When I pictured the Simple Living course in my mind, I envisioned minutes, nay even hours of extra time on my hands (since we weren’t allowed to watch movies or go on the internet, or any other form of electronic amusement), and at least eight hours of sleep every night (since we had lights out […]
So, there is a very secretive class we have here at MTC called “CLA Practicum”, in which we are taught the secret formula to evangelize the unreached…. I cannot divulge details... …ok, not really, but there is a certain level of ambiguity that we are supposed to maintain when it comes to talking about this […]