3 Course Introduction Course Goals As a result of completing the tasks assigned in this course (both 501 and 502), the student will be able to do the following:Read any Greek word on sightTranslate various forms over 200 Greek wordsTranslate simple Greek sentencesRecognize the different cases of Greek nounsRecognize and translate twelve different verb formsCourse TextsSummers and Sawyer, R. Essentials of New Testament Greek. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1995.Companion workbookFor those of you who are weak in English grammar, recommend review of English Grammar.Braun, Frank X. English Grammar for Language StudentsStrunk, W. and White, E. B. Elements of Style
4 Course Introduction (cont.) Course ScheduleThis course covers 16 hours of class work. During this time, we will cover the first 8 chapters of the textbook.StandardsThe students are responsible to memorize the vocabulary and to master the elements of grammar in each lesson.Homework will be accepted on the date on which it is due. Late work is accepted with penalty.Only 1 absences are allowed by the school policy, but the student is required to make up/catch up the class work.
7 Lesson 1 (cont.)Alexander's world conquest resulted in a Hellenization of the ancient world.As Greek culture and language changed the world, the world changed Greek language.Internationalization of the Greek language.κοινή = koine (common) = Hellenistic GreekCommon among the various peoples of the ancient world from about 300 B.C. to about A.D. 300 (end of classical to early Byzantine)