Hoping for real reading proficiency

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Paul-Nitz
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Re: Hoping for real reading proficiency

Post by Paul-Nitz » August 21st, 2018, 6:37 am

Jonathan,

Thanks for posting your doc on asking questions in Koine.

How about adding μη & ου questioning?

How about a short bit on Answering? Are there normal and emphatic ways of answering? E.g. Εγω versus εγω γε.

The Jannaris chapter was interesting, but yours is much more useful.

Paul
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seanmcguire
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Re: Hoping for real reading proficiency

Post by seanmcguire » September 22nd, 2018, 7:42 am

I like this idea of asking questions. I really appreciate the two files. My Greek is slowly improving with many of the suggestions mentioned. I'm still struggling with vocabulary retention for words I don't see often and I still think of them with the corresponding English word. But I'm going to stick with it.
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Re: Hoping for real reading proficiency

Post by Emma Ehrhardt » September 24th, 2018, 9:18 pm

seanmcguire wrote:
August 6th, 2018, 1:55 pm
As for finding words below 10x, I've yet to find an easy way to do this. I have Accordance, but I'm not sure how to search specifically. My Google searches haven't turned up any good advice. I also have a reader's lexicon, but that is time consuming to type out for each book. Any ideas how to get the word data quickly?
John Dyer’s Bible Web App Reader can do this. http://biblewebapp.com/reader/. It creates a reader’s version on the fly with custom settings (including e.g. “gloss only words occurring in GNT <10x”).
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Re: Hoping for real reading proficiency

Post by Stirling Bartholomew » September 24th, 2018, 11:02 pm

Emma Ehrhardt wrote:
September 24th, 2018, 9:18 pm

John Dyer’s Bible Web App Reader can do this. http://biblewebapp.com/reader/. It creates a reader’s version on the fly with custom settings (including e.g. “gloss only words occurring in GNT <10x”).
Amazing or shocking depending on your point of view. People who have issues with interlinears might question this as a way forward towards reading "naturally."
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Re: Hoping for real reading proficiency

Post by Shirley Rollinson » September 25th, 2018, 12:12 am

seanmcguire wrote:
August 6th, 2018, 1:55 pm
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As for finding words below 10x, I've yet to find an easy way to do this. I have Accordance, but I'm not sure how to search specifically. My Google searches haven't turned up any good advice. I also have a reader's lexicon, but that is time consuming to type out for each book. Any ideas how to get the word data quickly?
Try La Parola http://www.laparola.net/greco/index.php. Set the "Passage" to Matthew 1:1, leave the text-end blank (so it will search the whole GNT), and leave most of the other boxes blank You can search for "all nouns", "all verbs", etc or narrow the search in several ways
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