Answer to Exercise 3 of the Textbook
- A Key can be more hindrance than help in learning a language, if it
is not used in a disciplined way. It is quite wrong to consult the Key
at each difficulty and at each lapse of memory.
- Ideally, a whole exercise should be completed and carefully revised
before revised before reference is made to the Key. Failing this, several
sentences should be done at a time before they are corrected.
Please pay special attention to the use of punctuation (p. 22).
Since the original is not numbered, sometimes it is easy to
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|In Exercises 3, 5, 6 the Greek Present is translated by the Present Continuous
to emphasize the idea of continuity, which is the primary idea of this Greek
tense. After Exercise 6 the Present Simple may be used, providing it gives
good sense in the context. It will lessen the pressure of over-translation.
|Besides, please download the SPIonic font to
show the Greek in all the exercises.
Ex. 3A (Greek to English)
- He looses.
- We loose,
- They loose,
- You (pl.) loose,
- You (s.) loose.
- We find,
- He writes,
- You (pl.) throw;
- You (s.) see,
- They raise.
- Do they say?
- You (pl.) judge,
- We throw,
- I eat,
- They send,
- You (pl.) take,
- We save,
- He remains.
- Do You (s.) have?
- Do I know?
- You (pl.) heal.
Ex. 3B (English to Greek)