[B-Greek] translation strategies
edmishoe at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 24 17:48:05 EDT 2009
One wonders (i.e. I wonder) how Greek-speakers who know no
> ever succeeded in understanding spoken and written Greek
> without ever
> having first learned English so as to know what a spoken or
> Greek expression means.
I am assuming Carl is not serious, or he's showing early signs of dementia :o )
The topic here Carl is translation, translation, translation... FROM ONE LANGUAGE -- COMPLETELY OVER TO -- ANOTHER LANGUAGE, something your native Greeks had no need of, unless of course they were translating a text into English, which brings us back to the topic of thread... "TRANSLATION" strategies.
But I like your approach. I think I'll tell my English teacher that I can't understand her tests because I don't know Chinese :o p
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