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Re: Lojban Certification Program

I think the question is whether to use the most common 500 words, or
weight it in favor of cmavo.

I still think 500 is too many. How many of you agree?


2009/9/2 Jorge LlambÃas <jjllambias@gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 12:09 PM, <mark@kli.org> wrote:
>> I've shared a document with you:
>> Lojban Certification Program
>> http://docs.google.com/Doc?docid=0AXXWbvcGZx0nZGY4Nm13dmZfM2M3amNjY2Ro&hl=en&invite=CL7BzosH
>> It's not an attachment -- it's stored online at Google Docs. To open this
>> document, just click the link above.
>> Some thoughts on the certification program.
> Sounds good, except I would rather not include translation questions.
> Vocabulary knowledge can be tested in other ways, such as via simple
> definitions in Lojban or appropriate use of a word in context. That
> way the test is not restricted to English speakers.
> The first task should probably be the selection of the 500 words or so
> to be included for the first level, probably based on some usage
> frequency data. I guess we should concentrate on the first level test
> first.
> mu'o mi'e xorxes