“Peu de mes étudiants vont vraiment maîtriser cette langue. Pourquoi est-ce que je continue ?”, s’intéresse James Romm
Sisyphus would sympathize with my condition. Every year I begin rolling my stone up a four-month-long hill, my hopes high. Every year I end up far closer to the bottom than the top. Some of my students still, after 120 hours of instruction, take the first noun in a sentence as its subject, no matter what form it’s in. Their habits of 15 years of reading English will not give way to the methodology that an ancient language demands.
Reading Greek (or Latin) depends, first and foremost, on recognition of case endings. A student must develop an instinct for seein..
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