[B-Greek] efficiency in classrooms
ken.penner at acadiau.ca
Sun Jun 11 09:45:20 EDT 2006
> I think what is happening here is that the learner, in
> English for example, is learning one or two English glosses
> for each Greek word. The idea of "acquisition"
> should be understood in this sense. There is a great gulf
> fixed between learning vocabulary and learning a language.
Certainly. The experience I mentioned was actually for French; I would spend half the day learning vocabulary and half the day reading, in preparation for the doctoral language requirements. To return to the original question, I think 500 words per day is possible, but not "easily".
And I commend Bert's perceptiveness; yes, I defended in April and convocated two days ago!
Ken M. Penner, Ph.D. (McMaster)
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