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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: > > > <snip> > > > > 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)." > > --gary >
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. ---larry