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Complete New Testament Greek: A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself)

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It's easy to teach yourself New Testament Greek

Complete New Testament Greek: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to New Testament Greek, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding New Testament Greek with confidence.

Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning.

Features: One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the basics of the language

About the Author

Gavin Betts was an associate professor of Classical Studies, Monash University, Victoria, Australia.

Table of Contents

Introduction / How to use this book / Glossary of grammatical terms / Abbreviations / Unit 1: 1.1 / 1 The Greek alphabet and its pronunciation / 2 Accents .2 Exercise / Unit 2: 2.1 / 1 Nouns in Greek / 2 Second declension and the masculine and neuter definite article / 3 Basic uses of cases / 4 Verbs in Greek / 5 Present and future indicative active / 6 Word order and elision .2 Greek reading / 1 Vocabulary .3 The nature of New / Unit 3: 3.1 / 1 First declension (feminine nouns) and the feminine definite article / 2 First declension (masculine nouns) / 3 First and second declension adjectives / 4 Adverbs / 5 Prepositions / 6 Present indicative and infinitive of 'I am' .2 Greek reading / 1 / Unit 4: 4.1 / 1 Imperfect indicative active and weak aorist indicative and infinitive active / 2 Personal pronouns / 3 Non-Greek proper nouns / 4 Connecting particles .2 Greek reading / 1 Vocabulary .3 ExcursusBooks in antiquity / Unit 5: 5.1 / l Third declensionconsonant stem nouns (1) / 2 Contracted verbs / 3 Further uses of the definite article .2 Greek reading / 1 Vocabulary / Unit 6: 6.1 / 1 Third declensionconsonant stem nouns (2) / 2 ‘know / 3 Compound verbs formed with prepositional prefixes / 4 stems in palatals, labials, dentals .2 Greek reading / 1 Vocabulary / Unit 7: 7.1 / 1 Strong aorist indicative and infinitive active / 2 Direct and indirect speech / 3 ‘say and direct speech / 4 Indirect command / 5 Numerals / 6 Phrases expressing time and space .2 Greek reading / 1 Vocabulary / Unit 8: 8.1 / 1 Middle and passive voices / 2 Deponent verbs / 3 Negatives / 4 Indirect statement / 5 Third declension nounsstems .2 Greek reading / 1 Vocabulary .3 ExcursusHow the New Testament has been transmitted / Unit 9: 9.1 / 1 Demonstrative pronouns / 2 A relative pronoun and adjectival clauses / 3 Reflexive and reciprocal pronouns / 4 Possessive adjectives and pronouns .2 Greek reading / 1 Vocabulary / Unit 10: 10.1 / 1 Questions, direct and indirect / 2 First and third declension adjectives / 3 Third declension adjectives .2 Greek reading / Unit 11: 11.1 / 1 Aorist passive, root aorist and future passive / 2 Agent and instrument / 3 Crasis .2 Greek reading / Unit 12: 12.1 / 1 Participles / 2 Uses of participles .2 Greek reading .3 ExcursusThe text of the New Testament / Unit 13: 13.1 / 1 Moods of the Greek verb / 2 Subjunctive mood / 3 Uses of the subjunctive (1) / 3 Optative mood and its uses .2 Greek reading / Unit 14: 14.1 / 1 Uses of the subjunctive (2) / 2 Perfect indicative active .2 Greek reading / Unit 15: 15.1 / 1 Verbs used with the genitive or dative / 2 Further particles 2 Greek reading / Unit 16: 16.1 / 1 Pluperfect indicative active / 3 Perfect and pluperfect indicative middle / passive / 4 Other parts of the perfect tense .2 Greek reading / Unit 17: 17.1 / 1 Imperative mood - commands and prohibitions / 2 Comparison of adjectives and adverbs / 3 Meaning of the comparative and superlative / 4 Constructions involving the comparative .2 Greek reading .3 ExcursusThe Septuagint / Unit 18: 18.1 / 1 'give', 'put', 'place' / 3 Conditional sentences / 4 Other potential constructions .2 Greek reading / Unit 19: 19.1 / 1 Eccentric verbs .2 Greek reading / Unit 20: 20.1 / 1 Uses of cases (1) - nominative and accusative / 3 Uses of cases (2) - genitive / 4 Oddities in verbs .2 Greek reading .3 ExcursusTranslations of the New Testament / Unit 21: 21.1 / 1 Uses of cases (3) - dative / 2 First and second declension contracted adjectives / 3 Further demonstrative and relative adjectives / pronouns .2 Greek reading / Suggestions for further study / Appendices / 1 Conjugation of 'loosen' / 2 Conjugation of contracted verbs (present and imperfect) / 3 Conjugation of 'be', 'say', 'know' / 4 Root aorists / 5 Conjugation of 'give', 'put', 'place', 'make stand' / 6 Numerals / 7 Accentuation / Key to exercises / Principal parts of verbs / Vocabulary / Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071752640
Author:
Betts, Gavin
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Betts Gavin
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
greek, new testament, bible, language, grammar, vocabulary, verb, verbs, pronoun, pronouns, preposition, prepositions, pronunciation, script, writing, speaking, instruction, culture, write, speak, course, learn, gender, genders, number, numbers, adjective
Subject:
Ancient Languages
Subject:
greek, new testament, bible, language, grammar, vocabulary, verb, verbs, pronoun, pronouns, preposition, prepositions, pronunciation, script, writing, speaking, instruction, culture, write, speak, course, learn, gender, genders, number, numbers, adjective
Subject:
greek, new testament, bible, language, grammar, vocabulary, verb, verbs, pronoun, pronouns, preposition, prepositions, pronunciation, script, writing, speaking, instruction, culture, write, speak, course, learn, gender, genders, number, numbers, adjective
Subject:
Classics-Greek Language
Subject:
Classics-General
Copyright:
Series:
Teach Yourself Language
Publication Date:
February 2011
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.750 x 5.000 in

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