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by dmlawhorne
Mon Feb 26, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: how many languages can a person learn?
Replies: 23
Views: 9700

I don't think that it is possible to determine a set number of languages that a person is capable of learning. There are so many variables. They include the person's intellegence and work ethic, but mainly the amount of time available. If all someone does is study languages all day, you might be sup...
by dmlawhorne
Tue Feb 20, 2007 7:58 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: I think I am missing the Point
Replies: 17
Views: 4674

blutoonwithcarrotandnail: You are definately missing some major points. You said: "These are Sentence Types depending on how the Verb is used. In the first one 'Walk' is the Subject. It is the only Thing you could be addressing. In the second one there are two Verbs and the second Verb refers to an ...
by dmlawhorne
Tue Feb 20, 2007 7:36 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Are all Gerunds Predicate Nominatives?
Replies: 6
Views: 1758

Sorry, but I was actually talking to blutoonwithcarrotandnail. Besides, english and latin both share this part of grammar.
by dmlawhorne
Mon Feb 19, 2007 7:46 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Are all Gerunds Predicate Nominatives?
Replies: 6
Views: 1758

You might want to review your english grammar. Credere is not a gerund. It is a complementery infinitive. However, infinitives can be used as predicate nominatives, as in this case. Gerunds are present verbs forms used as nouns. Therefore they can be used in 5 ways: subject, direct object, indirect ...
by dmlawhorne
Fri Feb 16, 2007 8:16 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Intorductory greek texts.
Replies: 4
Views: 2168

I also recomend Athenaze. It introduces grammar little by little unlike older texts available here at Textkit.
by dmlawhorne
Mon Feb 05, 2007 7:39 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Ancient Greek: pronunciation/transcription tables/guides
Replies: 12
Views: 2819

What linguistic forum are you talking about?
by dmlawhorne
Wed Jan 31, 2007 7:54 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Should I learn latin first , greek second?Thank you
Replies: 13
Views: 13506

I had already been studying Latin for about six months before I started ancient Greek. My Latin knowledge has been very helpful in my Greek studies. If you have an interest in learning both Latin and Greek, than you should begin with Latin. Latin indroces the characteristics of an inflected language...