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Vocabulary Drill Program for White?

Postby Pros » Mon Aug 28, 2006 6:38 pm

I am going through White's "First Greek Book" on my own since there is no running study group operating at this time. Is there a free program that exists to download vocabulary drills of White's Lessons? If not, any advice as to what way is best to write one so others would benefit? I would not mind taking the time to put together a vocabulary drill program based on White's Lessons.
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Postby Dimitri » Tue Aug 29, 2006 3:58 pm

When you say vocabulary drills, what do you mean exactly? In what type of format would it exist? This reminds me a bit of using flashcards to learn vocabulary.

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Postby Pros » Wed Aug 30, 2006 2:33 am

Dimitri,

Specifically, I meant a simple flashcard program that I or anyone else could access by clicking on a link to a web page. Vocabulary flashcard programs exist for Classical Greek on the web but not for the lessons in White's book unfortunately. Thanks for your question.
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I have a Java program...

Postby simon_ingram » Wed Aug 30, 2006 8:01 am

...if that's any use to you. I wrote it so that I could test my vocab from time to time. It requires a vocabulary list (I just add to mine as I reach new sections in the book and learn new words), and it's a bit rough and ready, but it does the job.
If you want it, post your e-mail address and I'll send you a copy (plus source code, if you want) with more accurate instructions on how to use it.
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BYKI

Postby rustymason » Sat Sep 02, 2006 4:41 pm

There's a fairly flexible computerized flash card program called Before You Know It (BYKI). It has several different review options, as well as sound. There is a free version that contains several dozen example flash cards, including Latin. I didn't see any Greek. Supposedly, if you purchase the full version, you can make your own flashcard sets and share them with others, but I haven't tried it yet.

I am making an answer key for White's, here:
http://www.rustymason.com/edu/lang/gree ... k_key.html
but my progress is very slow. At the heading of each chapter, there is a link for the vocabulary to date. Here's an example file:
http://www.rustymason.com/edu/lang/gree ... b_010.html
This is probably not what you're looking for, but I thought I'd just tell you about it. If you cannot read the greek characters or if you find any mistakes I'd really appreciate knowing so I can fix 'em.
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Postby jaihare » Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:03 am

Pros wrote:Dimitri,

Specifically, I meant a simple flashcard program that I or anyone else could access by clicking on a link to a web page. Vocabulary flashcard programs exist for Classical Greek on the web but not for the lessons in White's book unfortunately. Thanks for your question.


You can download Mounce's "Teknia Language Tools" or "Flashworks" and create your own database as you work through White's book. It works with Unicode also, not just with his font.

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Re: Vocabulary Drill Program for White?

Postby rustymason » Fri Oct 02, 2009 9:39 pm

JWW answers, a running vocabulary, and running grammar notes updated now through Lesson XXV:

Answer Key:
http://rustymason.com/edu/lang/greek/jw ... k_key.html

Vocabulary to date:
http://rustymason.com/edu/lang/greek/jw ... b_025.html

Grammar notes to date:
http://rustymason.com/edu/lang/greek/jw ... s_025.html

Still working. Lesson XXVI planned for next week.
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Re: Vocabulary Drill Program for White?

Postby Interaxus » Fri Feb 26, 2010 12:18 am

Rusty,

Thanks for a most beautiful and useful site. But on your Greek Accents Page...

καλή + κώμην = καλὴ κώμην

"καλὴ κώμην" strikes me as a bit weird grammatically (nom adj + acc noun?). :?

Please excuse quibble.

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Re: Vocabulary Drill Program for White?

Postby rustymason » Sat Feb 27, 2010 6:22 pm

Ack! You're right, that's an error. It should be καλὴ κώμη. Thanks for catching that and for your kind words. I'll fix it this week, after I discover why my FTP connection is suddenly not working.

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