This unit introduces the student to the basic morphology, syntax and vocabulary of New Testament Greek. Attention is paid to the fundamental word forms of a highly inflected language. Throughout the semester selected texts from the Gospels of Mark and John are presented, integrating the grammar learnt with biblical examples.

Unit Code: AL1201C

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catholic Theological College

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Learning Outcomes


Demonstrate an understanding of the key grammatical elements of New Testament Greek.


Identify and analyse basic Greek word forms


Demonstrate a command of the core vocabulary of New Testament Greek


Give an English equivalent of simple passages from the New Testament without the aid of a lexicon.


Give an English equivalent of more complex passages from the New Testament with the aid of a lexicon


Apply their knowledge of Greek to the exegesis of passages in the New Testament


Interactive face-to-face lectures


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Short Answer Tests

1 Weekly written tests (10 x 200 words)

0 50.0
Written Examination

One 2 (two) hour examination (2000 words)

0 50.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-01-29 14:14:57 +1100