Cannot be credited toward a degree or certificate.
course is a primer in the original language of the New Testament.
In this course you will learn the Greek alphabet, the basics of reading
and writing the language, how to properly understand Koine Greek by
learning the various parts of the words (stems, endings, etc.), the use
of verbs, conjunctions, and pronouns, as well as basic sentence
structure. You will also memorize and learn to use
a basic Greek vocabulary including pronunciation. In addition you will learn how to use a
Greek-English Lexicon to gain the specific meanings of words that are
explained only in a general way by concordances. Any references
used from the Greek
Bible will be from the Received Text; also known as the Majority Text.
do not keep records for students who are Monitoring only. If
you want a record of your progress you may download a COURSE RECORD FORM.
On it you can keep all pertinent
information such as date and score for each test so
that you will be able to keep track of your progress through the
METHOD OF STUDY:
1. Read and complete the
workbook/textbook by Dr.
T.E. VanBuskirk, looking up and reading
all scriptures in your Bible that are
referenced. Take the tests as you complete each of the
6 sections in the textbook.
2. Attendance for each lesson/section is 2 weeks:
Student should not complete more than one lesson/section per
2 week period. Given the depth of the material, some sections will require three or even four weeks.
3. Attendance for the entire course is 18 weeks:
Although attendance for the course
weeks, suggested attendance is 24 weeks.
4. The tests in this course
require 100% to pass.
5. There will be a Final
Test at the end of the
course. Tests will be open book or closed book as specified in
each section of the textbook. Some tests will allow the use of the
Lexicon but no other study materials. What is allowed is
specified for each lesson and test.
6. All test links are
incorporated into the text at the end of each section.
Students should pronounce all Greek and English aloud while completing
all tests and exercises. Including pronunciation of all Greek and English questions and answers
purpose of this is to enhance the learning process by reinforcing
the lessons by sight, speech, and sound. (See and read the
questions and answers, speak the questions and answers, hear the
questions and answers as you pronounce them aloud.) You will
be asked if you have done so and if you haven't you will not be able to complete
the lessons and pass the tests.
There is a Table of Contents on the first page of Lesson One of
the textbook by which you can access the other lessons.
It has been brought to my attention by one of the students that
when they use Mozilla
Firefox the Greek letters in the textbook do not display
Instead of displaying as Greek letters they display as the English
If you are using Mozilla Firefox and have this same problem,
then switch to Internet Explorer and the letters should display
properly as Greek letters. If they do not, then please
contact me via the CONTACT
"Beginning Greek" the online textbook by Dr.
T.E. VanBuskirk, can be
accessed by clicking HERE.