Pali word a day

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Pali word a day

Postby maverick » Sun Sep 18, 2011 7:47 am

Dose any one know any site where I can subscribe to get email each day to learn new Pali word ?
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Re: Pali word a day

Postby Ben » Sun Sep 18, 2011 7:56 am

Yes.
https://www.facebook.com/#!/Pariyatti
EDIT: doesn't come through as an email but as a status update.
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Re: Pali word a day

Postby chownah » Mon Sep 19, 2011 3:00 am

Maybe you could find someone who wants to do this too....you could alternate every other day sending emails containing a definition of a Pali word (do remember to include a couple of examples of it being used) to each other.
When I studied education at university they stressed how being active is conducive to learning and how being passive is not. By passively waiting for a machine to send you a word and a definition is fine but it leaves you inactive and at a disadvantage in learning. By alternating days with someone it forces you to at least every other day to actively go find Pali word and to go find its defintion and to create an email land send it....you are active and thus more likely to retain the information.
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Re: Pali word a day

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Sep 22, 2011 9:32 pm

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