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Announcements: October 2021

Bonvenon en Oktobro! Questions? Leave a comment below, or contact us directly! October 3rd @ 8am-9am - Beginner Speaking Practice This is an online event for beginners and will be conducted in both English and Esperanto. Participants in the 10-lesson free Esperanto course are especially invited to try out what they've been learning! To join the video meeting, click this link: https://meet.google.com/oez-zkcf-mny Otherwise, to join by phone, dial +1 226-214-8823 and enter this PIN: 349 387 524# To view more phone numbers, click this link: https://tel.meet/oez-zkcf-mny?hs=5 If there are no participants within the first 15 minutes, the meeting will be ended for the day.   October 5th: World Teachers' Day Every year October 5th is recognized by the United Nations in partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO), UNICEF, and Education International (EI) to honor teachers and educators. NOEL invites its members to use this day to express thanks and gratitude to their o

[EN/EO] Listen and Learn in Esperanto: "La Nevenkebla Ĝeno"

  The story "La Nevenkebla Ĝeno" was selected from the book "Kruko kaj Baniko en Bervalo" by Louis Beaucaire. Turn on subtitles in the video, or click here to download the book and read along ! I've included a list of some words and phrases from the text that you might not understand right away. Invitite : Probably you don't need help to recognize the transitive verb "invit/i", but I bring it up to highlight its usage. This word comes from the verb root invit - (to invite), - it - (past passive participle ending), and - e (ending to show an adverb.) You might think that in this situation we should use the adjectival ending - a to describe Kruko himself, but this would create a different meaning to the sentence. For example, consider the sentence, " Ŝi vojaĝas sol- " ( She travels alone .) Would you give the root sol - (alone) the adverb ending - e or the adjective ending - a ? If you were to give it the adjective ending - a, you're