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by JMEllis
January 9th, 2019, 7:44 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro - David Wyman
Replies: 3
Views: 1225

Re: Intro - David Wyman

Welcome, David. I am new to this forum as well--at least, as a registered member. I think you will quickly find there are many who share your interest in communicative approaches to language acquisition. I have been quite surprised at the number of adherents to that methodology on this board.
by JMEllis
January 3rd, 2019, 2:30 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro - Joel Ellis
Replies: 16
Views: 3353

Re: Intro - Joel Ellis

I am thoroughly enjoying this thread and so thankful for the gracious but substantive conversation! I can see that I have a great deal to learn from all of you, and I look forward to sitting and listening in on these kinds of exchanges. In an attempt to bring the conversation back to the beginning, ...
by JMEllis
January 2nd, 2019, 9:45 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro - Joel Ellis
Replies: 16
Views: 3353

Re: Intro - Joel Ellis

Χαίρε, Joel. Welcome to B-Greek! What approach are you taking in your daily discipline for 2019? Anything we can learn from or help with? At least a dozen or dozens of people here use SLA or ESL or SIOP approaches to teaching and learning Greek, so you have company. I only know the vocal ones. I am...
by JMEllis
January 2nd, 2019, 9:35 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro - Joel Ellis
Replies: 16
Views: 3353

Re: Intro - Joel Ellis

Paul, Thank you for the feedback! I did not mean for that statement to be provocative. In fact, I meant it to be a concession to the kind of criticism my fondness for input-based SLA methods receives from friends in the academy. I thought my mention of Krashen would be the provocative part of my pos...
by JMEllis
January 2nd, 2019, 12:39 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro - Joel Ellis
Replies: 16
Views: 3353

Intro - Joel Ellis

Χαίρετε My name is Joel Ellis. I am a minister serving a congregation of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Arizona. Although I studied Greek and Hebrew in seminary, I am largely self-taught (for better or worse). I have had a lifelong interest in languages and have studied quite a few, but I am (r...

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