At a Glance
- Assigned proctor to guide you through the course and provide extra assignments
- Access to all Level 1 text-based resources, audio recordings, videos, and assessment tools
- Access to the BibleMesh vocabulary learning system for all words from chapters 1–3 of the Gospel of John and all vocabulary that appears 100 times or more in the Greek New Testament
- $250 per month access to complete the course at your own pace
In Greek Reading 1 you will learn Greek grammar and vocabulary as you translate chapters 1–3 of the Gospel of John. Accessing our online course at your own convenience, you will read text-based resources, watch instructional videos, listen to audio recordings, use our cutting-edge vocabulary building application, and engage our extensive assessment tools. Using this combination of learning methods, you will master Level 1 grammatical concepts, learn all vocabulary that appears 100 times or more in the Greek New Testament, and take an important step toward being able to confidently read the New Testament as it was originally written.
This course is suitable for beginners who have completed the Greek First Steps course as well as seasoned students who are looking to refresh their knowledge of Greek.
Example Timeframe: 8–10 hours per week in order to complete in 16 weeks
You will learn vocabulary words that appear 100 times or more in the Greek New Testament (about 200 words total) as well as key information about the following grammar topics:
- Greek case system
- Nominative case
- Predicate nominative
- Genitive case
- Dative case
- Accusative case
- Vocative case
- First and second declensions
- Verbal tense and aspect
- Present active indicative forms
- Imperfect active indicative forms
- Active voice
- Indicative mood
- Person and number
- Εἰμί: Basic usage and forms
- Imperfective active infinitive
About the Technology
Dr. Mark Dubis
Mark Dubis is Professor of Biblical Studies at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He has a passion for ancient languages, having taught Greek, Hebrew, and Latin. He also has a special concern for the global needs of Bible translation. He is the author of 1 Peter: A Handbook on the Greek Text among other publications. Mark provides a high-level understanding of both linguistic and exegetical principles and, from his years in the classroom, he knows how to make student learning enjoyable and effective.
Dr. Nicholas Ellis
Nicholas Ellis was College Lecturer of Biblical and Hellenistic Greek at Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford from 2009-2014. He is now a postdoctorate visiting research scholar at Duke University. With an academic background in biblical studies, Jewish studies, and New Testament studies, Nicholas provides the team with excellent classroom experience and a keen interest in linguistic, theological, and historical research. Nicholas completed his graduate studies in Theology (New Testament) from the University of Oxford. He is the author of The Hermeneutics of Divine Testing: Cosmic Trial and Biblical Interpretation in the Epistle of James and Other Jewish Literature (WUNT: Mohr Siebeck, 2014), among other publications.