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Announcements: April 2022

Bonvenon en Aprilo! I hope the month finds you well. The only news worth talking about is that Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues. Despite Volodymyr Zelensky offering heroic leadership in the face of Vladimir Putin's cruelty, Ukrainian families and children are suffering and need help. They need your help. If you have the means to do so, please donate to UNICEF . Speaking of Ukraine, Sault Ste. Marie has been home to a substantial Ukrainian community for over 100 years. Click here to learn more ! Are you learning Esperanto? If so, you'll enjoy this selection from the Wizard of Oz. Subtitles are available in both English and Esperanto, and the description of the video includes a link to the vocab guide to help you with new words. Click here to listen ! Also, come join our monthly hangout on Sunday the 17th at 8am EST/Toronto. Click here for details to join !

[EN/EO] Listen and Learn in Esperanto: The Road through the Forest (w/ Subtitles + Vocab Guide)

Listen and Learn with this excerpt from the book "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum, translated by Donald Broadribb. You can turn on subtitles in English or Esperanto to read along , and you can also click here to read the entire book . Riproĉe -- Reproachfully, or to address somebody in such a way that expresses disapproval or disappointment. "Tiom mallonga" -- In the story, the Scarecrow says, "Mia vivo ĝis nun estis tiom mallonga," but this usage of "Tiom" is no longer considered correct. In every instance when you want to express degree or severity -- for example, "My life has been so short" -- it's most correct to say, "Mia vivo ĝis nun estis tiel mallonga." The -om correlatives are best used for measuring, counting, or discussing quantity.   Efektive -- Absolutely, actually, in fact, effectively, really, as a matter of fact. Kultivi -- To cultivate or grow. From this word you'll also encounter, &qu