Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

New Testament Greek 1 (Track 2)

Class Orientation

Welcome to Greek class. Please read this page for all sorts of information. It includes all recommended books, resources, and free downloads for the entire class.

Watch the orientation lecture Bill gave while at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

1. The Greek Language

Summarizes the history of the Greek language and sets Koine Greek in its historical context.

2. Learning Greek

This is an helpful chapter in how you can study Greek.

3. The Alphabet and Pronunciation

The letters of the Greek alphabet and how to pronounce them.

4. Punctuation and Syllabification

Breaking words into their parts so they can be pronounced.

Review 1

Review over chapters 1–4

5. Introduction to English nouns

This chapter summarizes what you need to know about English grammar in order to learn the Greek case system.

6. Nominative and Accusative; Definite Article

We will learn the first two of the four cases in Greek, and will also work with the word basically meaning, "the."

7. Genitive and Dative

We now learn the last two of the four cases. The genitive is the idea of "of," and the dative covers many ideas such as "in, by, for, with," etc.

8. Prepositions and εἰμί

Prepositions are the little words/phrases like "under, into, out of." ειμι is the verb meaning "to be."

9. Adjectives

Adjectives are the words that modify nouns, pronouns, and also modify other adjectives

16. Present Active Indicative (Track 2)

 How to say, "I believe."

17. Contract Verbs (Track 2)

 A different type of verb

18. Present Middle/Passive Indicative (Track 2)

 How to say, "I am believed"

21. Imperfect Indicative (Track 2)

 How to say, "I was believing"

11. First and Second Person Personal Pronouns (Track 2)

 How to say "I" ("we") and "You"

12. αὐτός (Track 2)

 The three uses of αυτος, including how to say "he," "she," "it," and "they"

13. Demonstrative Pronouns (Track 2)

 How to say "this" ("these") and "that" ("those")

14. Relative Pronouns (Track 2)

 The last chapter on the noun system. How to say "who," "which," and "that."

19. Future Active/Middle Indicative (Track 2)

 How to say, "I will believe"

20. Verbal Roots, and Other Forms of the Future (Track 2)

The single most important chapter on verbs in this class; the key to happiness and joy

22. Second Aorist Active/Middle Indicative

 How to say, "I believed"