Search found 13 matches

by JustinSmith
July 27th, 2019, 11:41 am
Forum: Teaching Methods
Topic: Why not start with modern Greek?
Replies: 93
Views: 70443

Re: Why not start with modern Greek?

Finally, linguists generally reject the language vs. dialect distinction as vague and unrigorous; even if the test is mutual intelligibility, koine Greek is not mutually intelligible with modern. You overstate your case here, Stephen. Language v. dialect is a very debated and fuzzy distinction in t...
by JustinSmith
July 25th, 2019, 7:52 pm
Forum: Teaching Methods
Topic: Why not start with modern Greek?
Replies: 93
Views: 70443

Re: Why not start with modern Greek?

I am sorry for resuscitating this thread only to be so delinquent in my response! I am grateful for all of your informed feedback. Starting from the top: Jonathan—your testimony represents well what I have discovered in this conversation: those that have had real experience with Modern Greek are con...
by JustinSmith
June 28th, 2019, 11:36 pm
Forum: Teaching Methods
Topic: Why not start with modern Greek?
Replies: 93
Views: 70443

Re: Why not start with modern Greek?

Jumping in here with hopes of rekindling this noteworthy conversation. I am new to B-Greek and just joined when I saw this thread. First, a little bit about the angle I am coming from. I spent several years hard nose GT until I discovered some of Buth's stuff. That was revolutionary for me, so ευχαρ...

Go to advanced search