804Grk – Continuing Greek Reading – Online Class

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Sundays 9:00am (PST)$175.00

Have you taken two full years of Greek at TorahResource Institute or elsewhere? Would you like an opportunity to practice reading and continue learning Greek with a small group in weekly online meetings?

If you are interested in an online, continuing reading class to enhance your ability to read Biblical Greek, then this class is for you.

Day and Time: Sundays at 9:00am (Pacific Time)

General Description:

Continuing Greek Reading is a weekly live “zoom-style” class for students desiring to sharpen their skills in reading and understanding the text of the Bible in the original language, with appropriate attention to scribal traditions.  Each quarter is “stand alone,” so one need not to have participated in prior quarters in order to join. (Students entering with Greek studies from other institutions will need to contact the instructor and demonstrate reasonable competency.)

  • 3 hours of preparation per week
  • Weekly live session 1 1/2 hours long
  • Reading from Mark chapter 5 and onwards in Greek
  • During the live class: Reading Greek, translating out loud and discussing features of grammar, syntax, and narrative.
  • Review material and articles provided by the instructor

Required Textbooks:

1) A print Nestle-Aland Novum Testamentum Graecae, 28th edition (Institute for New Testament Textual Research), commonly abbreviated to NA-28, or an acceptable print equivalent. A Greek-English Interlinear New Testament is not acceptable.

2) Either: Daniel Wallace, The Basics of New Testament Syntax, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2000, 334 pages.
Or: Daniel Wallace, Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 1997, 768 pages.
3) William Mounce, Basics of Biblical Greek, 3rd or 4th edition, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2009 or 2019.

Instructor: Rob Vanhoff

Course Options: This class can be taken as a standalone class or can be taken as part of a certificate program.

Program Path: Those who would like to add this to their certificate program may do so. It is not required for any of the programs but does count as 1 QTR hour, if the student takes the final exam.

Course Requirements: Two years of instruction in Biblical/Koine Greek at TorahResource Institute (or equivalent). This class also requires basic knowledge of a computer, a good internet connection, headphones and an external or built-in microphone.