New Greek Teacher

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Barry Hofstetter
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Re: New Greek Teacher

Post by Barry Hofstetter » November 17th, 2019, 9:49 pm

RandallButh wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 1:48 am
βεβαίως. ἤθελον χρήσασθαι τῇ ἑλληνικῇ δραχμῇ ἀντὶ τοῦ Ῥωμαϊκοῦ δηναρίου.
Nonnuli tamendem Romanum denarium Graecae drachmae meliorem nummum praeponant (ἀλλοὶ μεντοὶ Ῥωμαικὸν δηναρίον κρεῖττον νομίσμα ὄν ἢ δραχμὴν ποαιρῶνται).

Many good comments and much food for thought in this exchange so far, and I very much appreciate the positive tone and good humor of the comments. I'll only say that despite being a victim of the grammar-translation method, I think I've made quite a bit of progress in the languages over the years. But incorporating a variety of ways to engage the languages would have made things much easier at the earlier stages. Of course, when I say languages I mean Latin and Greek. Most of you probably mean Greek and Hebrew... :)
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N.E. Barry Hofstetter
Instructor of Latin
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
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Adam Denoon
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Joined: June 14th, 2019, 9:58 am

Re: New Greek Teacher

Post by Adam Denoon » November 18th, 2019, 1:55 pm

I am overwhelmed by the wealth of wonderful responses to this thread, and needless to say, I feel quite at home!

Thank you guys for being so engaging and helpful on this introductory thread. I have carefully read all of your comments, and will work to integrate what I've gleaned into my courses!

διά τούτα χαίρω!
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προσέχετε ἑαυτοῖς καὶ παντὶ τῷ ποιμνίῳ, ἐν ᾧ ὑμᾶς τὸ πνεῦμα τὸ ἅγιον ἔθετο ἐπισκόπους ποιμαίνειν τὴν ἐκκλησίαν τοῦ θεοῦ, ἣν περιεποιήσατο διὰ τοῦ αἵματος τοῦ ἰδίου. ~ Acts 20:28

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