- Well, I think I have more or less come to the end of this round of
updating the Beginner's Course. The file is still
I've made most of (I hope) the previously-sugggested changes, and
added a few things. If you think they shouldn't be there, let me
know. I've also set off the "homework" from the rest of the text by
labeling it "Action."
The reason I chose the label "action" is that I didn't want to call
"homework" or "task" or "activity"-- they all seem a bit too much
the kind of workbooks you get as a second grader. "Exercise" is
almost as bad.
A number of years ago I took a fencing class from a man who had
recently moved here from Russia. When he would have us go through a
set of exercises, to tell us to go on to the next one he would say
"next action!" I don't know if this is a normal fencing thing, or if
it was just because he didn't speak English well yet, but I really
liked the way it sounded. I hope you guys do to. But let me know if
you think it is too strange!
Please take a look at the current version of the outline, especially
if you suggested a change before-- if you see something that should
fixed, let me know!