[b-hebrew] “First Year Lies” was Re: Ruth

Richard aaa at endlyss.com
Mon Jun 14 10:34:44 EDT 2010


>>>I also don’t believe in making the students sweat out trying to parse the 
>>>forms, that’s what analytical lexica are for<<<

Just wondering what analytical lexicons would be recommended?

Richard Conaway



> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "K Randolph" <kwrandolph at gmail.com>
> To: "B-Hebrew" <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Sent: Friday, May 21, 2010 5:52 PM
> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew]“First Year Lies” was Re: Ruth
>
>
>> Richard:
>>
>> You are right, reading the text can’t start on day one. What I envision 
>> is
>> giving a whirlwind introduction to the grammar, what are the forms that
>> indicate verbs, nouns, suffixes, etc. with handouts that show the forms,
>> then get the students into reading the text as soon as possible. I don’t
>> believe in giving the students the whole nine yards of grammar before
>> getting them into the text. For one thing, they won’t remember it, but 
>> are
>> more likely to remember it if they see it written out in a verse. I also
>> don’t believe in making the students sweat out trying to parse the forms,
>> that’s what analytical lexica are for, rather emphasize the meaning of 
>> the
>> forms. If I can get my students to read the text regularly, mere practice
>> will get them to recognize the forms over time.
>>
>> Karl W. Randolph.




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