Greek from Scratch

MTh pathway in Biblical and Theological Studies
COURSE UNIT 424

UNIT DESCRIPTION

Basic grammar and syntax as contained in the scheme of work set out in sessions 1-12 of Outlines for Teaching Greek Reading (Pym and Jervis – John Murray, 2nd edition 1961)

Aims

To introduce sufficient grammar and syntax of New Testament Greek to serve as an introductory language unit for advanced students

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES:

CATEGORY OF OUTCOMEBY THE END OF THIS UNIT STUDENTS SHOULD BE ABLE TO:
Knowledge and understanding
  • understand basic grammatical forms
Intellectual skills
  • do exegesis taking into account different structures of language (and translation theories), the importance of context, the limitations of word study, and a basic understanding of manuscript variations
Practical and transferable skills; personal qualities
  • translate passages from the Gospels, with assistance
  • work independently and manage their time effectively
  • use commentaries on the Greek text effectively

Assessment:

ASSESSMENT TASK:LENGTH:WEIGHTING WITHIN UNIT
Formative:
  • Class tests

n/a
Summative:
  • An unseen written examination

2 hours

100%
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Greek from Scratch

MTh pathway in Biblical and Theological Studies
Course Unit 424

Credits:

30

Level:

7

Hours of Learning:

300

Tutor:

Geoffrey A. Williams

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