From: John Oaklands (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Sep 09 1996 - 11:16:22 EDT
Dale do you have any idea where I might pick up those goofy cards for Greek
vocabulary as well as the text book "Greek to Me." I think the idea is
great. I use goofy ideas in all kinds of ways to help me remember things.
I guess I've done it with Greek and Hebrew etc too. But I would like to get
hold of the cards and the book to get some further ideas.
I'm 100% with you with respect to translating nonsense English to nonsense
Greek and vice versa. I'm dealing with that one right now with a "little
Greek" who is struggling with that kind of thing in a course he is obligated
to complete. Ugh! Like you, of course, I see the value of getting students
into Greek texts early--even at the first lesson--and constantly thereafter.
My practice is to always present grammar in that context.
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