Hello.

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

"The April rain, the April rain,
Comes slanting down in fitful showers,
Then from the furrow shoots the grain,
And banks are fledged with nestling flowers;
And in grey shawl and woodland bowers
The cuckoo through the April rain
Calls once again."

Mathilde Blind, April Rain
April
When you first apply to join the forum, you will have to wait a while to be approved. Just be patient.

Once you are a member, don't forget to check the calendar(s) for session times. Sessions are held on different platforms, so be sure to find out where the session will take place:-

Speaking Practice

LEN English sessions:-
http://www.learnenglish.de/calendar/learnenglishcalendar.html

Listening Practice 24/7

English radio playlists on Discord.

Decline and Fall

XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,983 ✭✭✭✭✭
I have watched "Decline and Fall" with Jack Whitehall - a film based on a novel by Evelyn Waugh. :) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decline_and_Fall

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/mar/28/decline-and-fall-on-tv-would-evelyn-waugh-have-approved

Ha ha it is a very funny satire on English mentality in the twenties of the previous century.

Do you play the organ?
Ah, I can't....
Oh, you are just teaching...
Tagged:

Comments

  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 37,407 mod
    I am going to have to read this @Xanthippe!
  • XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,983 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @mheredge, I have just begun. It is a lot of fun. :)
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 37,407 mod
    He's a very good author. I have read Brideshead Revisited and his trilogy of Men at Arms, Officers and Gentlemen and Unconditional Surrender but I need to check out more of what he has written @Xanthippe.
  • XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,983 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I haven't read much yet but I like his style. :) Very witty. :)
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 37,407 mod
    I have downloaded it to my tablet and will read it as soon as I have finished the book I'm reading right now @Xanthippe.
  • XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,983 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @mheredge, this is an excellent read after you have completed a maths exam. Phew...
    My mind needs change.
  • XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,983 ✭✭✭✭✭
    "Little Lord Tangent has come to us this term, the Earl of Circumference's son, you know. Such a nice little chap, erratic, of course, like all his family, but he has tone." :D
Sign In or Register to comment.