"Αυτός δεν μιλάει έτσι."

Translation:He does not speak like that.

1/4/2017, 8:02:45 AM

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"He doesn't speak that way" was marked as wrong

5/27/2017, 8:25:35 AM

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In the type what you hear exercise, I accidentally wrote “Αυτόσ δεν μιλάει έτσι.” and it was marked wrong. Is that so bad?

5/12/2017, 6:36:57 PM

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It's not too bad, but is ungrammatical, since σ couldn't possibly be at the end of a word. :P Personally, I don't think that being marked wrong in this case is that much of an issue, since the learners need to get used to the difference between σ and ς. ^.^

5/27/2017, 11:42:12 AM

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Fair point. Ευχαριστώ.

5/28/2017, 5:33:07 AM

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As a native English speaker I cannot think of a scenario in which one would say, "He does not talk that" without further amplification (i.e. much, way, often).

7/12/2017, 11:35:03 PM

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It looks like that was an attempt to accept both "like that" and "that way" by requiring "that" (or "this") but having "like" and "that" optional... the intention would be that at least one of them is there but the way it was written, both could be left out.

I've changed it now to expect either "like that" or "that way". (And the equivalents with "this".)

7/13/2017, 4:07:24 AM

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He doesn't speak like so?

8/28/2018, 8:44:12 PM
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