The insides of Lisa Sherry’s mind were exposed today with this method of remembering when to use por or para in Spanish.
For por, the acronym is Deo-BB-Pimp, which stands for
- by means of
- passive voice
- in order to
- movement through space
For para, the acronym is Dipfud, which stands for
- intended for
- for the use of
- unexpected comparison
Psh! And the leprechaun on my shoulder said that I was a bit insane!
Tomorrow I am going to Washington, DC with Kalner, a couple other teachers, and over ninety students. They expect me to be at school, awake and functional, at 5:40 tomorrow morning. It should be fun after the initial shock of waking up. We are going to watch Batman on the bus.
I am in the process of signing up with audblog for the free trial of audio blogging. I plan to use it in Washington to keep my readers (those not is Washington) up to date.
I leave you with a quite large picture.