Sample Sentences (Was: Re: A Grammar for a Pictographic conlang)
|From:||Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, December 17, 2008, 22:12|
--- On Wed, 12/17/08, Rik Roots <rik@...> wrote:
> From: Rik Roots <rik@...>
> Many thanks. Reading through, I see it's a learning
> text (for English)
> rather than a testing text - which is not /quite/ what
> I'm after.
According to the preface of the book the book is for teaching English-speaking students
how to diagram sentences. They start very simple and get more complex. I have
found that they cover an awful lot of grammatical ground and make excellent
test sentences for conlangs. In addition, they provide a wide ranging lexicon
that helps fill holes in conlang dictionaries.