Re: DSM: Hello ( real message )

From: David Rovner (
Date: Fri Oct 05 2001 - 20:44:11 EDT

I agree with you. My children also learned english the way you did.
David (el mexicano)

----- Original Message -----
From: "André Sanchez" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, October 05, 2025 12:41 AM
Subject: Re: DSM: Hello ( real message )

> Hello Morticia,
> Super english? I didn't know that my english was "super". But
> answering your question, the reason I know english so well is that when I
> was younger ( about 10 years old ) I watched a few american Sitcoms ( with
> subtitles ) and from time to time, the subtitles didn't work. So, I
> to pay more attention to what they said, instead of relying only on the
> subtitles and that made me start connecting what was happening in the show
> with what was being said. After some time, I started watching CNN, and the
> lack of subtitles forced me to advance my english enough to understand
> The Internet and a few good computer games also helped me improve my
> english, and more recently books.
> Practice is the right word to describe how I learned english. But
> don't think it's super english.
> André Sanchez
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: morticia crone <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2001 1:53 PM
> Subject: Re: DSM: Hello ( real message )
> > hello andré, i was just wondering where/how you learned to speak/write
> such
> > super english, not being a keen school go-er and all that. do they
> it
> > early on in school there? here in germany the kids begin taking english
> in
> > the fifth grade, although next year the third graders will be the
> > to get english in school, and i think that is germany-wide. although
> almost
> > everyone i know couldn't really learn enough to get on that well. only
> > those who managed to get lots of practice in it were able to get better
> and
> > hang on to it. is this the case with you? sorry if this is getting too
> > personal and un-SVS for anybody else, i'm just very curious.
> >
> > ps. anything by john holt is extraordinary reading - he was an
> un-schooling
> > and home schooling champion. growing without schooling is a periodical
> that
> > he got off the ground in 1977 and they have a website:
> >
> >
> > good luck
> >
> > regards,
> > morticia
> >


If you wish to be removed from this mailing list, please send an email TO with the following phrase in the BODY (not the
subject) of the message:

unsubscribe discuss-sudbury-model [the-subscribed-email]

If you are interested in the subject, but the volume of mail sent is too much,
you may wish to consider unsubscribing from this list and subscribing to

This mailing list is archived at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.0.0 : Mon Nov 05 2001 - 20:24:29 EST