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Archive for June, 2011

Tadoku: Extensive Reading Contest! Posted by on Jun 30, 2011

Have you ever wanted to immerse yourself in Esperanto for longer than an Esperanto conference? Perhaps there are Esperanto books on your shelf that you just never got around to reading? Well, 多読 (Tadoku in Japanese) may just be for you! Now, I bet you’re wondering, what’s Tadoku? Well, leave it to the Japanese to…

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Early Esperanto magazines available online Posted by on Jun 21, 2011

Have you ever wanted to read the first magazine ever printed in Esperanto? That was La Esperantisto which ran from 1889 until 1895. It eventually stopped being printed, because the Russian censors no longer let the magazine enter their country. At that time, 3/4 of their subscribers lived in Russia, so that effectively killed the…

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In Defense of the Accusative Posted by on Jun 15, 2011

Amelie Ambrus hits us again with another interesting post about Esperanto literature. This time she wants to share her love of the accusative with the world. Enjoy! Is there any point to that pesky -n ending? People disagree – English-speaking learners often dislike it, and some people go so far as to propose reforms to…

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How To Be a Good Pasporta Servo Guest Posted by on Jun 10, 2011

Having travelled for six months through Brazil and Europe as well as frequently hosting Esperanto speakers in our apartment in Berlin, I’ve learned quite a lot about what makes a good guest. Here are some of my tips for keeping your host happy and making your stay more pleasant as you travel with Pasporta Servo…

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