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Koine Greek was the universal Greek dialect spoken from about 300 BCE to 300 CE. Spread in part by the conquests of Alexander the Great, Koine Greek sprung up as a common language among troops of the prolific conqueror and was spoken in the many countries they conquered, all the way from Egypt to India. It is the language in which the Septuagint and the Christian New Testament were originally written as well as the language in which Christianity was spread during its early years. Koine Greek was also spoken in the Roman Empire but was later replaced by Latin in the West, while it survived in the East.

Grammar Notes

No interpretation is created equal. Grammar Notes, color-coding, and features that focus on specific grammatical nuances between target and source language strengthens your understanding of Koine Greek language structure.

Culture Notes

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Vocabulary

Critical thinking and memory-building exercises blend new vocabulary into lesson progress, allowing you to pick up on the structure of your target language so you can apply new content that will be presented in various contexts throughout the course.

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Course Overview

Learn Koine Greek language basics, from common phrases all the way to more advanced concepts

Koine Greek

Main Units

Our main language course that contains the core content.

  • 1Readings from the New Testament
  • Chapter 1 - John 1: 1-5
  • Chapter 2 - Revelation 21: 1-3
  • Chapter 3 - Matthew 6: 9-13
  • Chapter 4 - Matthew 3: 16-17

Conversational and Grammar Goals

Chapter 1 - John 1: 1-5

Conversational Goals

  • Read the First Section of John's Prologue

Grammar Goals

  • Learn the Pronouns αὐτός , οὗτος , ὅ
  • Be Introduced to Nominative, Genitive, Dative, Accusative
  • Learn the Imperfect Copula
  • Learn the Present Indicative Active 1st and 3rd Singular
  • Use Prepositions with Cases ἐν , σύν , διά , χωρίς , πρός

Conversational and Grammar Goals

Chapter 2 - Revelation 21: 1-3

Conversational Goals

  • Read Revelation 21: 1-3

Grammar Goals

  • Be Introduced to the 3rd Declension
  • Identify Direct and Indirect Objects
  • Produce First and Third Person Singular Aorists
  • Use Attributive Adjectives and Participles
  • Use the Future Indicative Active

Conversational and Grammar Goals

Chapter 3 - Matthew 6: 9-13

Conversational Goals

  • Read the Lord's Prayer

Grammar Goals

  • Create Second Person Singular Present Tense Verb Forms
  • Form Singular Sigmatic Futures
  • Learn Singular First and Second Aorist Indicatives
  • Produce Third Person Singular Aorist Imperatives
  • Use Personal Pronouns

Conversational and Grammar Goals

Chapter 4 - Matthew 3: 16-17

Conversational Goals

  • Understand Matthew 3: 16-17

Grammar Goals

  • Form Neuter Participles
  • Form Relative Pronouns
  • Learn the Aorist Passive

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