Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

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2. Alphabet & Transliteration

The natural starting point in the Greek alphabet. Transliteration is the process of representing a Greek word with the English alphabet. Most books refer to Greek words with their transliteration.


Slides ( Keynote | PowerPoint )

Downloads for the Alphabet

Alphabet Worksheet

Alphabet summary (Erasmian pronunciation)

Alphabet summary (Modern pronunciation)

Alphabet Song (sheet music)

Alphabet Song (mp3)

Download the workspace file for the lesson (  Accordance 9 GNT28 |  Accordance 9 GNT27)

Downloads for Transliteration

Instructions for installing a Greek keyboard

Download the default workspace file for the lesson.


Read Greek for the Rest of Us, pages 4-7.

Watch the lecture on the alphabet (free)

Watch the screencast on the alphabet​ (free)


Homework is onscreen. If you want to answer the homework on your word processor, you can select the text, copy it, and paste it into your word processor. Some of the formattings may be lost, but the Greek will come through (as long as you have a modern word processor).


Exercises on the alphabet

Exercises on transliteration (answers)

Exercises contributed by the community