Re: THEORY: Hebrew revival (was: THEORY: Irish, and language death)
|From:||Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, June 24, 2003, 21:23|
--- John Leland <leland@...>
> I have had experience teaching both Romeo and
> Juliet and Bible texts, amd
> my observation is for the modern American
> students I teach, R&J is at
> least as more familiar as many Bible
Difficult to believe, but if so, excellent!
> -almost any student at
> least knows R&J were lovers who died for love,
> while students often do not
> know Samson and Delilah, for example. Most do
> have some idea who Moses
> and Jesus were, of course.
S&D are fairly minor. Jesus goes without saying -
even most of the nonchristians I've met know
_something_ about him.
Et ters davigaint deck y yaithes 'n el drichlend le Roy Markon;
y cestes d' ils yspoil morès y ddew chaumèz e-z-el tons l' organón.