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by Chris Servanti
November 5th, 2015, 9:52 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: Question about Living Koine materials
Replies: 20
Views: 5740

Re: Question about Living Koine materials

I love the newer materials, but how do you go with the pronunciation differences. I'm not a huge fan of imaginary pronunciation :) This could be troublesome. I'm going through the same; I use one for personal studies and another for with my tutor. It's kind of like trying to learn spanish by using ...
by Chris Servanti
November 3rd, 2015, 3:30 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Greek Animation Narration
Replies: 4
Views: 3635

Re: Greek Animation Narration

καλῶς! σὺ αὐτὸς ἐποίησας τοῦτον (τὸν μόλον τῶν γράφων); καλὴ ἦν, ἀλλὰ οὐκ οἴδα τὶ ἐγέντο.
I especially liked that your pronunciation was smooth and you didn't struggle with it (that annoys me with some videos)
by Chris Servanti
November 3rd, 2015, 3:18 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: Question about Living Koine materials
Replies: 20
Views: 5740

Re: Question about Living Koine materials

I love the newer materials, but how do you go with the pronunciation differences. I'm not a huge fan of imaginary pronunciation :) This could be troublesome. I'm going through the same; I use one for personal studies and another for with my tutor. It's kind of like trying to learn spanish by using ...
by Chris Servanti
October 24th, 2015, 10:59 am
Forum: Other
Topic: How hard to learn Latin?
Replies: 16
Views: 3379

Re: How hard to learn Latin?

So for self study, where would you suggest I start? I have a curriculum, but i tries not to touch the grammar, which quite honestly is one of the most fun parts for me.
by Chris Servanti
October 22nd, 2015, 12:14 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: How hard to learn Latin?
Replies: 16
Views: 3379

How hard to learn Latin?

How hard is it to learn Latin after having learnt Greek? I also speak Spanish and ASL plus a little bit of everything else.
by Chris Servanti
October 20th, 2015, 2:59 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Is this a viable pronunciation system?
Replies: 28
Views: 5768

Re: Is this a viable pronunciation system?

I have seen this in buth's work especially with the upsilon. The only problem I have with that is that there is no way to know this kind of authentic pronunciation for even a few words, let alone the entire language
by Chris Servanti
October 19th, 2015, 9:41 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Is this a viable pronunciation system?
Replies: 28
Views: 5768

Re: Is this a viable pronunciation system?

I see the value of not doing the eta iota changes. Thanks for the input!
by Chris Servanti
October 16th, 2015, 8:51 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Is this a viable pronunciation system?
Replies: 28
Views: 5768

Re: Is this a viable pronunciation system?

ει [ɛɪ] η At no point in the history of Greek was this true. True, however when you use these, the gate or recognition opens wider. For instance, it's not hard to distinguish (in writing) where an η and ι would go - they're not easily confusable if you use the same sound. Now, as for η and ε, they ...
by Chris Servanti
October 16th, 2015, 8:44 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Is this a viable pronunciation system?
Replies: 28
Views: 5768

Re: Is this a viable pronunciation system?

Ordinarily, the cost of non-conformity is a mixture in varying degrees of disenfranchisement and marginalization. Implicit in Stephen's observation is that others will need to be convinced of the benefit of your system before adopting it. As a learner, you will have cut yourself from a wide range o...
by Chris Servanti
October 16th, 2015, 11:48 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Is this a viable pronunciation system?
Replies: 28
Views: 5768

Is this a viable pronunciation system?

Hi. I'm learning Koine and have switched pronunciation systems a few times. Write now because of my teacher I'm using Buth's system. I think that's a great system that sounds good, but I think there are some holes in it that pave the path for inconsistency and make it difficult to memorize paradigms...