3. Why does the professor say that the recording of the farming advice was NOT a good example?
A. She does not find the farming advice interesting
B. The words on the tape were not pronounced accurately.
C. The farming advice is not typical of Akkadian agricultural techniques
D. A literary example would be more appropriate than an agricultural example
4. Why does the professor mention the fact that few Akkadians knew how to read or write?
A. To emphasize the importance of the oral tradition in ancient literature
B. To emphasize the necessity for scribes in Akkadian society
C. To explain why linguists are not sure what Akkadian poetry sounded like
D. To explain why few examples of Akkadian literature exist today
6. Why does the student say this:
A. To request that the professor teach the class an Akkadian phrase
B. To point out that there are terms in modern languages that cannot be translated into ancient languages
C. To question the practical purpose of listening to ancient texts
D. To explain why he would find it difficult to learn Akkadian