Learning never goes just one way, it is multi-directional as I am constantly reminded in my classes.
For example, on Wednesday morning, the members of the French class were presenting some works by Jean Cocteau and it was a feast of discovery.
Did you know that Jean Cocteau did not just direct and script amazing films, write novels and plays, but he was also a ceramicist, an artist, a designer and a ballet scripter (not sure what the correct English is for this)?
He painted the mural of a French church in London, in Leicester Square. Did you know there was a French church in London?
He was part of the creators of the ballet “Parade” with Picasso, Satie, etc. An unusual 30 minutes ballet.
Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YejpJ4kMH_0&app=desktop
Someone in the class gave us a fantastic quote too:
“Le verbe aimer est difficile à conjuguer : son passé n’est pas simple, son présent n’est qu’indicatif, et son futur est toujours conditionnel.”
Thank you to all the Wednesday morning-ers for an instructive and pleasurable 2 hours!