Greek Grammar I (Fall 2017) & II (Spring 2018) M 6-8:30, HBU

This academic year I’m teaching Elementary Greek at Houston Baptist University again–for the first time since 2014!  Here are some links to the materials that we’re using for the course. Note: to see the daily assignments for the course, simply scroll down below these links and you’ll see them–most recent meeting days first.

Syllabus: Can be accessed in Blackboard

Assignments for Each Chapter of Mounce (BBG)

Mounce Workbook Homework Key for 3rd ed.: Here (offsite at Mounce’s Teknia website)

Mounce (BBG) Audio Files

Mounce’s Online Greek Course Resources

Dr. Marshall’s Course Handouts: Here

Dr. Marshall’s Mounce Chapter Letures (recordings are being made Fall 2017 and Spring 2018): Click here (this is a youtube playlist)

Restricted Access (only for those enrolled in class)

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ASSIGNMENT PREP DUE DATES: [note: assignments will be ordered so that the most recent one appears on top]

Due Monday, Apr 30:

[1] Complete the take-home quizzes on Chapter 29 & 30 and bring them to class on Monday. [2] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 31, 32 & 33 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce. [3] For Ch. 31, listen to Dr. M’s lesson overview on his youtube playlist. [4] For Chs. 32 & 33, listen to/watch Mounce Chapter Overviews here: Ch. 32 and Ch. 33.

Due Monday, Apr 23:

[1] Turn in Take-home Midterm. [2] Prepare for Quiz on Ch. 28. [3] We will review the HW exercises from 29; make sure that you have completed those. [4] Listen to *Dr. Marshall* overview lesson of Chapter 30 (two parts) here on my Elem. Greek playlist. [5] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 30 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce).

Due Monday, Apr 9:

[1] Prepare for Quiz on Ch. 25. [2] Listen to *Dr. Marshall* explaining the Chapters 26-27 & 28 here on my Elem. Greek playlist). [3] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 27 (if not complete) & 28 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce). We will review the Translation exercises from 27 and then all the exercises from 28 in class.

Due Monday, Apr 2:

[1] Prepare for Quiz on Ch. 24. [2] Listen to *Dr. Marshall* explaining the Chapters 25 & 26-27 here on my Elem. Greek playlist). [3] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 25 (if not complete) & 27 (there is no HW for 26) and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce). We will review these exercises in class.

Due Monday, Mar 26:

[1] Prepare for Quiz on Ch. 23. [2] Listen to *Dr. Marshall* explaining the Chapters 24 & 25 here on my Elem. Greek playlist). [3] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 24 & 25 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce). We will review these exercises in class.

Due Monday, Mar 19:

[1] Prepare for Quiz on Ch. 22. [2] Listen to *Dr. Marshall* explaining the Chapters 23 & 24 here on my Elem. Greek playlist). [3] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 23 & 24 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce). We will review these exercises in class. (Note: We covered the Drill Sheet for Ch.23 in class, but we still need to go over the HW exercises for 23.)

Due Monday, Mar 12: Nothing! Enjoy your spring break!

Due Monday, Mar 5:

[1] Prepare for Quiz on Ch. 21. [2] Listen to *Dr. Marshall* explaining the Chapters 22 & 23 here on my Elem. Greek playlist). [3] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 22 & 23 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce). We will review these exercises in class.

Due Monday, Feb 26:

[1] Prepare for Quiz on Ch. 20. You can review my *additional* discussion on Ch. 20 HW on my youtube Elem. Greek playlist (I cover almost all the exercises we did not cover in class). Click and scroll down to the Ch.20 HW Review.

[2] Listen to *Dr. Marshall* explaining the Chapters 21 & 22 here on my Elem. Greek playlist). Note: I will not be lecturing on this material on Monday night. I will assume you’ve listened, and we will spend our time reviewing HW, drilling grammar, and practicing what we’ve learned. For the test of our class time, you will not be listening to the Mounce chapter overviews. Just watch my presentations.

[3] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 21 & 22 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce).

Due Monday, Feb 19:

[1] Prepare for Quiz on Ch. 19. [2] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 20 & 21 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce; listen to Mounce Chapter Overviews here).

Due Monday, Feb 12:

[1] Prepare for Quiz on Ch. 18. [2] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 19 & 20 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce; listen to Mounce Chapter Overviews here).

Due Monday, Feb 5:

[1] Prepare for Quiz on Ch. 17. [2] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 18 & 19 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce; listen to Mounce Chapter Overviews here).

Due Monday, Jan 29:

[1] Prepare for Quiz on Ch. 16. [2] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 17 & 18 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce; listen to Mounce Chapter Overviews here).

Due Monday, Jan 22:

[1] Listen to Mounce’s Chapter Overviews on Chs. 15, 16, and 17 here. [2] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 16-17 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce). Note: there is no HW for Ch. 15.

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FALL 2017 ASSIGNMENTS ARE BELOW

Due Monday, Nov 27:

[1] Quiz on Mounce Ch. 11 at beginning of class. [2] Make sure you have complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 12 & 13 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce; listen to Mounce Chapter Overviews here). [3] Be sure you’ve listened to my presentation on Ch. 13 prior to completing HW: click here. [4] Listen to Mounce’s Chapter Overview on Ch. 14 here. I will review this material on Monday.

Due Monday, Nov 20:

Due to Dr. Marshall’s travels to Boston for SBL, we will not meet Monday night for a class session. I have posted online presentation on you youtube channel covering Lesson 13. Please listen and complete the HW for that chapter in the Mounce workbook.

Due Monday, Nov 13:

[1] Quiz on Mounce Ch. 10 at beginning of class. [2] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 11-12 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce; listen to Mounce Chapter Overviews here). [3] We will wrap up final items in the Lesson for Ch. 11 and cover Ch. 11 HW; then we’ll discuss Lesson on Ch. 12.

Due Monday, Nov 6:

[1] Quiz on Mounce Ch. 9 at beginning of class. [2] Be sure you have completed all requirements for Mounce Chapters 10-11 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce; listen to Mounce Chapter Overviews here). [3] We will begin with final questions on Mounce Ch. 10 and then begin covering Ch. 11 lesson and hopefully get to HW.

Due Monday, Oct 30:

[1] No Quiz. Complete Take-home Midterm Exam and bring it to class with you. [2] Be sure you have completed all requirements for Mounce Chapter 10 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce; listen to Mounce Chapter Overviews here).

Due Monday, Oct 23:

[1] No Quiz. [2] Be sure you have completed all requirements for Mounce Chapters 9-10 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce; listen to Mounce Chapter Overviews here). We will begin by going over the rest of the HW for Ch.9, then I’ll cover Ch.10 and discuss HW.

Due Monday, Oct 16:

[1] Quiz on Mounce Ch. 8 at beginning of class. [2] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 9-10 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce; listen to Mounce Chapter Overviews here).

Due Monday, Oct 9:

[1] Quiz on Mounce Ch. 7 at beginning of class. [2] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 8-9 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce; listen to Mounce Chapter Overviews here).

Due Monday, Oct 2:

[1] Quiz on Mounce Ch. 6 at beginning of class. [2] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 7-8 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce; listen to Mounce Chapter Overviews here).

Due Monday, Sept 25:

[1] Quiz on Mounce Ch. 4 at beginning of class. [2] Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 6-7 and be prepared to discuss HW (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce; listen to Mounce Chapter Overviews here).

NOTE: Below is a Song to use to memorize the case endings of the 1st and 2nd Declension (learned in Chs.6-7). One of my Greek classes (at The Bible Seminary) sang this to the tune of “Jesus Loves the Little Children”; play this over and over, sing along with it, and you will learn the case endings!  To follow along, you need to have this chart open in front of you; write these case endings down as you sing the song to yourself: https://biblicallanguages.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/all-case-endings-1st-and-2nd-decl1.pdf

Due Monday, Sept 18

[1] Take 2 Quizzes in class: One on the Greek Alphabet (use my two handouts called Greek Alphabet and Greek Alphabet Practice Sheet; you’ll basically be reproducing this sheet in toto); and also a Quiz on Mounce Ch. 3 material.

[2] Listen to/watch the Mounce “Chapter Overviews” for Lessons 4-6.  Here is the link to listen to Mounce’s chapter overviews: http://www.teknia.com/newtestamentgreek1/

[3]  Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 4 and 6 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce; scroll down to Chapters 4 & 6 and memorize/complete all that is required for that chapter).

Due Monday, Aug 28 Sept 11 (new due date due to Hurricane Harvey and class cancellation): In preparation for our first 2.5-hour class meeting, there is an assignment for you to complete BEFORE class on Monday (NOTE: since class was cancelled Aug 28, I’m treating Sept 11 as the *first* day of class; I will be adjusting my course schedule to account for that change):

[1] Read and study the Mounce textbook chapters 1-4.

[2]  Listen to/watch the Mounce “Chapter Overviews” for Lessons 3-4.  Here are the link to listen Mounce’s chapter overviews (as well as other neat stuff on the chapters); just click on the chapter you want to study:

http://www.teknia.com/newtestamentgreek1/

Note: Mounce also has a set of “full lectures” (as opposed to “chapter overviews”) available for purchase; he has made the lectures for Chs. 1-5 available at the link above for free. You’re welcome to listen to those, too, but it will cost money to listen beyond Ch. 5.

[3]  Complete all requirements for Mounce Chapters 3 and 4 (see link above for Assignments for Each Lesson of Mounce; scroll down to Chapters 3 & 4 and memorize/complete all that is required for that chapter).

[4] Memorize the Greek alphabet–the Greek letters, the name of the Greek letters, and the English transliteration of the Greek letters.  Your first quiz will be at the end of class on Monday over the Greek alphabet.  In order to help you learn the alphabet, please use my two handouts called Greek Alphabet and Greek Alphabet Practice Sheet.