The Black Hole

Hi Everyone,  We started our conversation on Friday looking at this painting by Pieter Bruegel and described what we saw and what it meant. We agreed that there seemed to be some kind of conflict going on, and that there was a lot of behavior around coins or money. This painting is called “Greed”.   Greed (noun) is…

The Butterfly Effect

Hi Everyone, Last Friday’s class was all about butterflies and the butterfly effect. We began our discussion with a look at the fragile but essential insect, the  butterfly. We used some adjectives to describe butterflies, and talked about the life cycle of butterflies. We agreed that there is something magical about butterflies, especially when we see one…

Curiosity Is An Uncountable Noun

Hi Everyone, Today we started off with a review of the dreaded countable and uncountable nouns.  These can be tricky when we use them in conversation, so here’s a few quick tips:  1.) A count noun is one that can be expressed in plural form, usually with an “s.” For example, “cat—cats,” “season—seasons,” “student—students.” An…