Bill Mounce

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CHURCH GREEK

Let's start by reviewing what we learned in Foundational Greek. If this material is unknown, please go back to Foundational Greek and go through the lectures.

2. Alphabet

  1. Write and pronounce the alphabet (lower and upper case)
  2. Pronounce diphthongs
  3. Identify the vowels
  4. Transliterations
  5. Iota subscript

3. Pronunciation

  1. Diphthongs
  2. Smooth and rough breathings
  3. Syllabification
  4. Accents
  5. Punctuation
  6. Vocabulary

4. English noun inflection

  1. Definition of "inflection" and what causes it
  2. Subjective, possessive, and objective cases
  3. Subject, possession, and direct object
  4. Indirect opbject
  5. Significance of word order in English
  6. Number (singular and plural)
  7. Gender (masculine, feminine, and neuter)
  8. Natural gender

5. Greek nouns

  1. Greek inflection (stem + case endings)
  2. Greek word order
  3. Gender
  4. Number
  5. Gloss
  6. Parsing
  7. Lexical form
  8. Nominative case
  9. Accusative case
  10. Dative case (indirect object)
  11. Genitive case (head noun, descriptive, possessive)
  12. Vocabulary

6. Prepositions

  1. Definition of a preposition
  2. Object of the preposition
  3. Prepositional phrase
  4. Range of meaning
  5. Preposition governs the case of its object
  6. From the video: some prepositions can take objects in more than one case
  7. Vocabulary

7. English verb grammar

  1. Definition of a verb
  2. Inflection
  3. Agreement
  4. Tense (present, past, past participle)
  5. Voice (active, passive)
  6. Mood (indicative, subjunctive, imperative)
  7. Infinitive
  8. Participles (adverbail, adjectival, gerunds)
  9. Aspect (continuous, undefined, perfective)

8. Verbs (indicative)

  1. Agreement
    1. Personal endings
    2. Paradigm
    3. Parsing
    4. Lexical form
    5. GK numbers
  2. Aspect
    1. Continuous
    2. Undefined
    3. Perfective
  3. Tense
    1. Present
    2. Future (predictive)
    3. Imperfect (continuous: progressive, durative)
    4. Aorist (undefined: constative)
    5. Perfect (perfective)

9. Verbs (nonindicative)

  1. Subjunctive
    1. Purpose
    2. Conditional
  2. Imperative
    1. Command
    2. Second person
  3. Infinitive (complementary)
  4. Participle
    1. Attributive
    2. Substantival
  5. Middle voice
    1. Definition
    2. Often sounds active to us
    3. Sometimes identical in form to the passive
    4. Deponent verbs

Word studies

  1. Semantic range
  2. Choose the right English word
  3. Identify the Greek word behind it
  4. Semantic range
  5. Context
  6. LXX
  7. Cognates
  8. Common mistakes
    1. Anachronism
    2. Etymological fallacy
    3. Focus on the larger unit