I teach English to managerial and clerical workers at various corporate behemoths in Lower Saxony. Rising with the civilians will take some getting used to - to arrive on time for my first class today I had to wake at 5:30, board a tram at 6:25, and then a train at a quarter past seven. Infinitive, past present, past participle, drink drank drunk, again and again. It's good to be forced to defend one's mother tongue...
Up with the jackdaws,