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Basics of Biblical Greek 1
Bill Mounce

Basics of Biblical Greek 1

Basics of Biblical Greek 1 is the first part of a two-course series designed to introduce you to the Greek language of the New Testament era. Designed for beginners and seasoned students looking to refresh their knowledge of Greek, this course is supported by the textbook Basics of Biblical Greek, 4th Edition

At a Glance

  • Access to 15 guided units on Greek grammar, vocabulary, and translation technique
  • Combines the standard Greek textbook (4th edition) with access to Cerego technologies for vocabulary learning
  • Provides the standard first-semester approach to introducing New Testament Greek
  • Available as either a stand-alone course and also with an academic support bundle
  • 24/7 access for 12 months to complete the course at your own pace
  • If you are interested in receiving academic credit for this course or your school is interested in providing this course as an online option, contact Zondervan Academic Online here


Aproximately 130 hours

More Details

In Basics of Biblical Greek 1, you will learn the foundational concepts for the Greek of the New Testament era. Accessing the online course at your own convenience, you will watch instructional videos, study Greek grammar, listen to audio recordings, use our cutting-edge vocabulary building application and extensive assessment tools. This updated course is supported by the textbook Basics of Biblical Greek, 4th Edition

This course is suitable for beginners, as well as seasoned students who are looking to refresh their knowledge of Greek.

Example Time frame: 8–10 hours per week in order to complete in 16 weeks

Course Overview

  • Introduction
  • Unit 1: The Greek Language
  • Unit 2: The Alphabet, Pronunciation, Punctuation and Syllabification
  • Unit 3: Beginning Nouns
  • Unit 4: Genitive and Dative
  • Unit 5: Propositions, εἰμί, and Adjectives
  • Review and Exam 1
  • Unit 6: Third Declension Nouns
  • Unit 7: First and Second Person Personal Pronouns
  • Unit 8: αὐτός
  • Unit 9: Demonstrative Pronouns and Adjectives
  • Unit 10: Relative Pronouns
  • Review and Exam 2
  • Unit 11: Introduction to Verbs and Present Active Indicative
  • Unit 12: Contract Verbs
  • Unit 13: Present Middle/Passive Indicative
  • Unit 14: Future Active and Middle Indicative
  • Unit 15: Verbal Roots
  • Review and Exam 3



Bill Mounce
Dr. Bill Mounce

William D. Mounce (Ph.D., Aberdeen University) is the President of, a non-profit organization offering world-class educational resources for discipleship in the local church. Formerly he was a preaching pastor, and prior to that a professor of New Testament and director of the Greek Program at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is the author of the bestselling Greek textbook, Basics of Biblical Greek, and many other resources. He was the New Testament chair of the English Standard Version translation of the Bible, and is serving on the NIV translation committee.