Content

This unit introduces students to the original language of the New Testament. It uses grammatical-analytical and communicative approaches to language acquisition which involves reading, writing, listening, and speaking in the original language to enable students to begin to read the Greek New Testament with comprehension. Several short passages from the New Testament will be translated.

Unit code: AL1009T (Approved)

Points: 18.0

Unit level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit discipline: Languages

Proposing College: Trinity College Theological School

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Learning outcomes

1.

Translate simple sentences and passages from New Testament Greek into English

2.

Speak, hear and comprehend, simple sentences in New Testament Greek

3.

Explain the meaning of words that occur frequently in the New Testament

4.

Analyse the grammar and syntax of fairly simple sentences in New Testament Greek

5.

Apply their growing knowledge of Greek to the exegesis of passages in the New Testament

Pedagogy

a) An online pre-sessional micro-intensive which takes place the week before the start of semester b) 12 weekly sessions online. Each session consists of the teacher's multi-media lessons augmented by the set texts, online quizzes and tasks. c) 12 weekly short Zoom sessions with the lecturer.

Assessment

Type Description Word count Weight (%)
Written Examination

2 hour written examination under controlled conditions at the end of the semester equivalent to 2000 words

2000 50.0
Short Answer Tests

2 longer short answer tests spaced throughout the semester

2000 25.0
Short Answer Tests

8 weekly tasks (translation, grammar and syntax exercises) equivalent to 1000 words.

1000 25.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 13 Oct, 2020

Unit record last updated: 2020-10-13 17:23:45 +1100