Re: reading for vocabulary

Date: Wed Sep 23 1998 - 13:34:16 EDT

In a message dated 9/23/98 11:19:46 AM Eastern Daylight Time,

<< The primary goal in studying
 "dead" languages is to learn to read them. The skills of speaking,
 listening, and writing are secondary at best. >>

This is somewhat off topic. If you learned Koine Greek as if it were a modern
language, how close would you be to knowing modern Greek (setting the
pronunciation issues aside)?

Jane Cates,
unaffiliated little Greek lurker

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