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15929Re: [Pali] vocabulary learning?, Gair & Karunatillake

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  • Larry Rosenfeld
    Oct 6, 2012
      Hey James - in case it might be of some initial use, I created a couple
      of quizlet quizzes for the first two G & K chapters at
      http://quizlet.com/Larry_Rosenfeld . As you suggest, the material does
      seem to lend itself to rote memorization techniques. - Larry

      On 10/3/2012 6:27 AM, skajames wrote:
      > I've started out learning with Gair & Karaunatillake's *A New Course
      > in Reading Pali". It seems obvious that one is supposed to learn all
      > of the grammar in a lesson before moving on to the next. But what
      > about the vocabulary, of which there seems to be an endless supply? Is
      > there a list of words that recur from lesson to lesson or are so
      > common as to merit learning?
      > More generally, it seems probable that the book is intended for use in
      > colleges and universities. Does anyone on the list know what sort of
      > timing is envisioned: hours/lesson, lessons/week, weeks/course? I'm
      > sure the book offers a solid foundation, but without some sort of
      > guidance on timing the temptation is to rush through it too quickly or
      > to creep along at a snail's pace.
      > James

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