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Re: Tatari Faran update

From:Carsten Becker <carbeck@...>
Date:Friday, August 18, 2006, 21:01
From: "Amanda Babcock Furrow" <langs@...>
Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2006 3:01 AM

> On Tue, Aug 08, 2006 at 12:12:52PM -0700, H. S. Teoh > wrote: > >> What do y'all think is the best approach?
Having a look at it can't hurt.
> I suppose that the conversational method must be best for > normal people. > Indeed, in a classroom setting it's definitely good to be > using the > language for meta-operations like the instructor giving > simple commands > such as "repeat after me" even prior to actually > understanding *why* that > means "repeat after me" - in other words, using the > language to learn > the language.
I only learnt some weeks later that ['lA:s.t@.,vQ:l] breaks down as _last of all_ and means "der allerletzte". Same for ['hu5.:r\i.,ri:d.T{:t]. ;-) But that was nine years ago when I first came across English in school.
> Who failed to announce the birth of Peter 5/10/2006, for > lack of time to > write a birth announcement in merechi!
Belated congratulations then!! Carsten -- "Miranayam kepauarà naranoaris." (Kalvin nay Hobbes) Venena, Pihaling 21, 2315 ya 22:25:09 pd