Re: 1200 Graded Sentences for Analysis.
|From:||Larry Sulky <larrysulky@...>|
|Date:||Monday, June 12, 2006, 15:26|
On 6/12/06, Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...> wrote:
> --- Herman Miller <hmiller@...> wrote:
> > Looks like a lot of specific cultural and
> > geographical references, but
> > those could be substituted...
> It occured to me that it might be helpful to
> substitute sentences of identical structure that
> weren't quite as dated or culture-specific.
> As you pointed out, even the simplest sentences
> sometimes lead to complex considerations. The very
> first sentence is not the conceptually simple: "_A_
> bird _IS_ singing." but the much more abstract "Birds
> (in general) sing (habitually)."
I'm already figuring that I'll need a few translations of each
sentence, at least up to a point, to illustrate literal exact
translations versus typical translations.