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by Paul-Nitz
August 8th, 2016, 7:58 am
Forum: Campbell: Advances in the Study of Greek
Topic: Campbell: Advances Chapter 10
Replies: 2
Views: 777

Campbell: Advances Chapter 10

This thread is for discussing Con Campbell's book, Advances in the Study of Greek (2015) Chapter Ten: “Teaching and Learning Greek” The chapter discusses improvements on the Grammar Translation Method and overviews what it calls the “Immersion Method.” I would have been disappointed if the book had...
by Paul-Nitz
August 8th, 2016, 7:07 am
Forum: Campbell: Advances in the Study of Greek
Topic: Campbell: Advances Chapter 9
Replies: 1
Views: 691

Campbell: Advances Chapter 9

This thread is for discussing Con Campbell's book, Advances in the Study of Greek (2015) Chapter Nine: “Pronunciation” Right up front, the chapter downplays the importance of the choice of pronunciation. The various theories on genesis of the Erasmian pronunciation are given. An explanation of reco...
by Paul-Nitz
August 8th, 2016, 6:24 am
Forum: Campbell: Advances in the Study of Greek
Topic: Campbell: Advances Chapters 7-8
Replies: 1
Views: 722

Campbell: Advances Chapters 7-8

This thread is for discussing Con Campbell's book, Advances in the Study of Greek (2015) Chapters Seven and Eight: “Discourse Analysis I: Hallidayan Approaches” and “Discourse Analysis II: Levinsohn & Runge” My two take-aways from these two chapters are a) I should re-read Runge’s “Discourse Gramma...
by Paul-Nitz
August 7th, 2016, 11:16 am
Forum: Campbell: Advances in the Study of Greek
Topic: Campbell: Advances Chapter 6
Replies: 2
Views: 747

Campbell: Advances Chapter 6

This thread is for discussing Con Campbell's book, Advances in the Study of Greek (2015) Chapter Six: “Idiolect, Genre, and Register” The chapter makes that case that we should pay attention to idiolect, genre, and register. It uses aspect studies of the Gospels and other Greek literature to show s...
by Paul-Nitz
August 7th, 2016, 10:50 am
Forum: Campbell: Advances in the Study of Greek
Topic: Campbell: Advances Chapter 5
Replies: 4
Views: 1002

Campbell: Advances Chapter 5

This thread is for discussing Con Campbell's book, Advances in the Study of Greek (2015) Chapter Five: “Verbal Aspect and Aktionsart” Interesting to learn that at one time people thought there was TENSE in the non-indicative moods. Is that where we get the atrocious terms like "Present Subjunctive"...
by Paul-Nitz
August 7th, 2016, 10:18 am
Forum: Campbell: Advances in the Study of Greek
Topic: Campbell: Advances Chapter 4
Replies: 2
Views: 840

Campbell: Advances Chapter 4

This thread is for discussing Con Campbell's book, Advances in the Study of Greek (2015) Chapter Four: “Deponency and the Middle Voice” The chapter seemed to be a good overview of the issue. I hadn’t realized how widespread the debunking of deponency had gone. If I hadn’t studied this issue as much...
by Paul-Nitz
August 7th, 2016, 10:06 am
Forum: Campbell: Advances in the Study of Greek
Topic: Campbell: Advances Chapter 3
Replies: 2
Views: 711

Campbell: Advances Chapter 3

This thread is for discussing Con Campbell's book, Advances in the Study of Greek (2015) Chapter Three: “Lexical Semantics and Lexicography” The chapter describes the Symbol-Sense-Referent model – a Symbol is the word, the Sense is the meaning conveyed, the Referent is that objective thing that the...
by Paul-Nitz
August 7th, 2016, 9:50 am
Forum: Campbell: Advances in the Study of Greek
Topic: Campbell: Advances Chapter 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2097

Campbell: Advances Chapter 2

This thread is for discussing Con Campbell's book, Advances in the Study of Greek (2015) Chapter Two: “Linguistic Theories” The chapter begins with by distinguishing: Study of Language vv. Linguistics General vv. Descriptive Linguistics Diachronic vv. Synchronic Linguistics Theoretical vv. Applied ...
by Paul-Nitz
August 7th, 2016, 8:56 am
Forum: Campbell: Advances in the Study of Greek
Topic: Campbell: Advances Chapter 1
Replies: 5
Views: 1566

Campbell: Advances Chapter 1

This thread is for discussing Con Campbell's book, Advances in the Study of Greek (2015) Chapter One: "A Short History of Greek Studies: The Nineteenth Century to the Present Day" Campbell gives a brief run-down of major figures in the study of Ancient Greek and/or linguistics. I've attached a file...
by Paul-Nitz
June 22nd, 2016, 8:46 am
Forum: Teaching Methods
Topic: Why not start with modern Greek?
Replies: 49
Views: 20559

Re: Why not start with modern Greek?

The impressive "Deka Glossai" guy on Youtube just put up a video HIGHLY recommending learning Modern Greek as a way into Ancient Greek.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AelM2zyv5Us