they don't aid much in understanding the NT
paulusnb wrote:I took a French class that focused on reading and not on pronunciation and speaking. Some say a travesty. The point of the class was to get me reading French.
paulusnb wrote:By the by, I do think that Duff's revision is a travesty. Wenham's was better. An example of Duff's issues: Chapter 4 of his books introduces prepositions, 18 of them with their variant translations according to case. As a teacher and student of language for the past few years, I believe this is a major blunder. The students always struggle with the little 3 and 4 letter prepositions and adverbs. Putting them all together is a silly blunder.
Auberon wrote:I'm in chapter 4 and prepositions. It's not that bad…I put the prepositions and their cases on flash cards and I have half of them memorized already. I don't mind getting them in a big batch—I will have to learn them all eventually. Why not now?
paulusnb wrote:I guess I am winy.
Auberon wrote:paulusnb wrote:I guess I am winy.
No, not at all...your reaction is normal. It's a pain in the keister!
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