Hallo Aonghais 's a h-uile duine,

Mar is trice, bha mi toilichte do litir leughadh.
As always, I was happy to read your letter.

 And I learned
>that the more embarrassing the mistake, the less likely I am to repeat it. (
>I've been embarrassed a lot........!)
Tha mi a' dol leatsa!
I agree with you!

Ni mi mearachdan gu leo\r an co\mhnaidh!
I always make (haitually) plenty of mistakes!

>Please try a letter in English or Gaelic. Perhaps you can start by answering
>Edward's questions, or just ask, "How do you say......"  It's a good question;
>I use it a lot!
Tha thu ceart, Aonghais.
You're right, Angus.

Tapadh leat.

Siu\saidh


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>From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Angus MacLeod)
>To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>Subject: Re: [gaidhlig-gu-leor] Who's out there ?
>Date: Sat, Sep 30, 2000, 5:02 PM
>

>
>
>LoisTed Macdonald wrote:
>
>> I'm curious to know how many of you are receiving these messages, a lot of
>> which are in Gaelic, but with translations. If this message reaches you
>> would you please reply with the following information:
>>
>> 1. Are you interested in learning the Gaelic language?
>> 2. Do the messages on this list help you ?
>> 3. What would you like to see on this list that would help you get going
>> with your Gaelic.
>> 4. Perhaps you're not interested in Gaelic right now. Let's hear from you
>> anyway. A list is only as good as its contributors make it, and right now
>> there must be a lot of you lurking out there. Halloooooooooooooo!!!
>>
>> Eideard
>>
>> The Nova Scotia Scottish Gaelic Learner's List - Archives -
>
>Thank you, Edward!
>
>My sister understands Gaelic from hearing it when she was young, but she can't
>speak it at all. There is a huge difference between being able to read it and
>being able to express yourself in it, and the only way to learn how is by
>practice. That means by making mistakes and having them corrected. Nobody
>hates making mistakes more than I do ( a condition that dates right back to my
>early childhood ), and nobody is going to make more mistakes than I did and
>still do! I realized a few years back that if I don't put myself right in the
>line of fire and make my mistakes, I'll never get past them. And I learned
>that the more embarrassing the mistake, the less likely I am to repeat it. (
>I've been embarrassed a lot........!)
>
>Please try a letter in English or Gaelic. Perhaps you can start by answering
>Edward's questions, or just ask, "How do you say......"  It's a good question;
>I use it a lot!
>
>"'S fherr leam Gidhlig bhriste na Beurla chliste."
>I prefer broken Gaelic to skillful English.
>(Somebody said that; I have no idea who......!)  :(
>
>Le meas,
>Aonghas
>
>
>
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