[B-Greek] Free, online Greek paradigms quiz, version
jwrobie at mindspring.com
Sun Mar 25 07:05:21 EDT 2007
I would *love* this!
When I was learning Dutch with Rosetta Stone, I found it helpful to use a more conventional grammar as well, "Essential Dutch", and a phrase book. I like to learn in more than one way at the same time ....
>From: James Tauber <jtauber at jtauber.com>
>Sent: Mar 24, 2007 10:54 PM
>To: Randall Buth <randallbuth at gmail.com>
>Cc: b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org
>Subject: Re: [B-Greek] Free, online Greek paradigms quiz, version
>Have you seen how the Rosetta Stone software teaches and tests verb
>inflection? (they don't offer Koine Greek, though)
>To teach tense/aspect, they just show photos of, for example, a boy
>about to jump, in the middle of the jump, having just jumped and you
>have to select the sentence with the right verb form to describe the
>situation in the photograph. Or they show a girl about to cut a piece
>of paper, cutting a piece of paper and having cut a piece of paper.
>Metalanguage neutral, and, in fact, you never experience a single
>word in a language other than the target language the whole time.
>I have started developing a website that implements this sort of thing.
>On 25/03/2007, at 4:43 AM, Randall Buth wrote:
>> I looked at the quiz to see what would come:
>> The first question was 'ESTAI and required clicking seven multiple
>> The response was interesting and returned the following (between **
>> You answered:
>> Verb future Middle Indicative 3rd Not spec. Sing. Not spec.
>> Answer is not correct
>> The correct answer is:
>> Verb future None Indicative 3rd Not spec. Sing. Not spec.
>> Two comments:
>> First, my answer is correct within a Greek system. (estai has 'none
>> [voice]'?! Tell that to a Greek.) Quizzes should be metalanguage
>> neutral, which leads to a second point.
>> Second, I would recommend looking for a way to make the answers
>> interactive in Greek, preferably in some kind of context, and only
>> requiring one click of an answer.
>> Randall Buth
>>> Subject: [B-Greek] Ann.: Free, online Greek paradigms quiz, version
>>> I've put the latest version of my free Greek and Hebrew paradigms
>>> quizzes online:
>>> The Greek part is also accessible via this easy-to-remember URL:
>> . . .
>>> Have fun!
>>> Ulrik Petersen
>>> Ulrik Petersen, PhD candidate, MA, B.Sc.
>> Randall Buth, PhD
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