This unit introduces students to the basic morphology, syntax and vocabulary of New Testament Greek. Students will focus on the noun system and the present, future and imperfect indicative active verb. Throughout the semester students will translate selected texts from the New Testament, integrating grammar with biblical examples.

Unit Code: AL8203L

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Australian Lutheran College

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Learning Outcomes


Demonstrate key grammatical concepts necessary for working with another language


Identify foundational elements of Greek grammar and syntax


Show familiarity with a basic working Greek vocabulary


Translate short, selected portions of the Greek New Testament


Apply a basic understanding of Greek in researching a topic related to the language or vocabulary of the New Testament


The unit will employ a mix of lectures and drills


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Short Answer Tests

Short answer tests 4 x 1000 words equivalent 4000 words equivalent

4000 60.0

Report (Language/Word Study) 2500 words equivalent

2500 40.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 26 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-31 16:25:05 +1100