Re: Yet another new one
|From:||Jonathan Knibb <jonathan_knibb@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 7, 2002, 18:52|
Christophe Grandsire a écrit:
>>>En réponse à Christian Koettl:
> It seems I am also constructing my own English - so many mistakes in
> just one mail! I am sorry for that, as I have sent the message before
> correcting it and especially correcting my misuse of English tenses.
>Well, apart from indeed the slight misuse of tenses (which at first I had
not seen. Only when I read this one I came back to your first mail and saw
what you meant :)) ), your English seemed quite correct to me. But then, as
a Frenchman I'm probably not the best judge in that case :)) .
FWIW, as a native speaker I also failed to notice the hiccups. Don't be too
harsh on yourself!
'O dear white children casual as birds,
Playing among the ruined languages...'
W. H. Auden, 'Hymn to St. Cecilia'