Re: [Pali] are there any lively textbooks?
- Try this one:
Rune E. A. Johansson:
Pali Buddhist Texts - Explained to the Beginner
It teaches some Pali just on original text passages and is probably the most
"easy-going" Pali primer, I know of (in English)
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From: "raiu_harrison" <raiu_harrison@...>
Sent: Monday, February 02, 2004 11:31 PM
Subject: [Pali] are there any lively textbooks?
> I have studied several languages and most foreign language
> textbooks I have seen contain things that make the material
> more enjoyable (and therefore easier to remember): cartoons,
> puzzles, rhymes and proverbs, or at
> least some text about the culture and history associated with the
> language. I recently received my first book about Pali, de Silva's
> Pali Primer, and was shocked to see that it is just wordlists
> followed by sentence construction drills. It is a lifeless desert.
> Can anyone recommend a more lively textbook?
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