This unit builds on AL 1002W, a basic introduction to biblical Greek, and introduces more advanced level grammar and vocabulary using a translation-based method (selections from Mark, Romans and Revelation). Students are introduced to principles of textual criticism.

Unit Code: AL1012W

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes


Demonstrate a detailed and comprehensive understanding of Greek grammar and syntax.


Show evidence of competence in translation


Apply an advanced vocabulary and style to translation and exegetical work.


Identify textual critical issues and demonstrate skills necessary for redactional work with a Greek synopsis


Apply translation skills to the exegetical task and the preparation of sermons and Bible studies.

Unit sequence

AL1002W New Testament Greek A


Face-to-face classes and weekly email tutorial support


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)

Weekly take home exercise sheets (= 1200 words)

0 40.0
Short Answer Tests

Regular in-class tests (= 800 words)

0 30.0
Written Examination

1 x two-hour examination

0 30.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2015

Unit Record last updated: 2019-01-29 11:48:55 +1100