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by Emma Ehrhardt
February 9th, 2019, 1:16 am
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: Today (2/8) is International LXX Day...
Replies: 6
Views: 1331

Re: Today (2/8) is International LXX Day...

I started reading bits of the LXX not that long ago, and was pleasantly surprised to find that I could. Or at least, that Genesis' prose chapters aren't that much more difficult than Matthew's gospel to me. :) However, I've yet to find a good "Reader's" environment for LXX reading online. Has anyone...
by Emma Ehrhardt
September 24th, 2018, 9:18 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hoping for real reading proficiency
Replies: 24
Views: 5705

Re: Hoping for real reading proficiency

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 t...
by Emma Ehrhardt
November 30th, 2017, 12:26 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Is learning accents really important?
Replies: 15
Views: 4537

Re: Is learning accents really important?

As you can see, there's a whole range of opinions. I'm a fan of "learn what you need as you need it", and "the brain learns language better through exposure than through memorization". So for a beginning student, you need awareness of which syllable is stressed when pronouncing a word. You need to b...
by Emma Ehrhardt
September 21st, 2017, 6:48 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: Greek Grammar Book Order for Self Learning
Replies: 17
Views: 6468

Re: Greek Grammar Book Order for Self Learning

Stirling Bartholomew wrote:
September 21st, 2017, 6:16 pm
... focus on the reading and make an occasional sidetrip to the grammatical reference works ...
I like that wording and plan to steal it. Thanks! :)
by Emma Ehrhardt
September 21st, 2017, 2:29 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: Greek Grammar Book Order for Self Learning
Replies: 17
Views: 6468

Re: Greek Grammar Book Order for Self Learning

David Alan Black's Learn to Read New Testament Greek seems more user friendly to me, and more oriented toward reading Greek in Greek. Does anyone know if there is a workbook for this? Technically yes, there is a corresponding workbook of the same name, by different authors. However I cannot in good...
by Emma Ehrhardt
September 21st, 2017, 12:49 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: Greek Grammar Book Order for Self Learning
Replies: 17
Views: 6468

Re: Greek Grammar Book Order for Self Learning

Welcome to learning Greek, we're excited your starting on the journey with us! The site you listed mentions "Please do NOT go out and purchase all of the books listed here.", and I would humbly submit that for someone just starting out in Greek, you really only need 2 or 3 things total for at least ...
by Emma Ehrhardt
September 1st, 2017, 10:10 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Croy 1999 vs 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1986

Re: Croy 1999 vs 2011

All I'm concerned about is that vocab & chapter ordering/content haven't changed. So if copyright on 2011 says 1999, that sounds like just a reprint. Thanks, Stephen.
by Emma Ehrhardt
September 1st, 2017, 7:55 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Croy 1999 vs 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1986

Croy 1999 vs 2011

Does anyone know what the differences are between the 1999 and 2011 versions of Croy's text (https://www.eerdmans.com/Products/6733/a-primer-of-biblical-greek.aspx) are? My google skills are failing to answer whether these are just separate printings or actually different editions with distinct cont...
by Emma Ehrhardt
February 26th, 2017, 10:53 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Reader's Editions of the Greek New Testament
Replies: 9
Views: 3638

Re: Reader's Editions of the Greek New Testament

Jonathan Robie wrote:A Reader's Greek New Testament (Zondervan). Definitions are supplied for words used less than 50 times in the Greek New Testament.
Small correction - unless the 2nd ed. differs from the 1st, definitions are given for words <30, not <50.
by Emma Ehrhardt
February 17th, 2017, 12:45 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: Life after a basic grammar
Replies: 20
Views: 7054

Re: Life after a basic grammar

So, I'm about to finish my first intro grammar! It's been a really fun journey, but I know I'm just at the beginning of my studies. What are your recommendations on where to go next? p.s. Congrats on making it through boot camp. ;) I think the biggest encouragement I can offer is to find ways to se...

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