Tag Archives: Koine Greek

Can You Teach Kids Ancient Greek?

I’m pleased to have another guest post from Dr. Sebastian Carnazzo (see the first here). He teaches Greek communicatively with the Academy of Classical Languages through an interactive online format. Here’s Sebastian’s report on his experience teaching 2nd graders to speak and read … Continue reading

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A Koine Greek Immersion Event in Lexington, KY

Michael Halcomb of Pisteuomen is hosting a conversational Koine weekend in Lexington, KY. This would be a great way for anyone within driving distance to get their feet wet speaking Greek or to get further practice and network with others … Continue reading

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A Better English to Greek Word Search

One of the most difficult parts of trying to speak Koine Greek is finding the right ancient word. I’ve already detailed a lot of the problems with most of the currently available resources in this post on the need for … Continue reading

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A Conversational Koine Greek Audio Course (Needed Resources)

About the Series This is part of an ongoing series where I discuss resources that should be developed to aid teachers and students in acquiring Koine Greek communicatively. A Conversational Audio Course I think we need an extensive audio course for … Continue reading

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A Contemporary English to Koine Greek Dictionary (Needed Resources)

About the Series This is part of an ongoing series where I discuss resources that should be developed to aid teachers and students in acquiring Koine Greek communicatively. Public Domain English-Greek Dictionaries Back in the day, when courses in Greek … Continue reading

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First 1000 Words: Picture Book for Koine Greek Vocabulary (Needed Resources)

About the Series This is part of an ongoing series where I discuss resources that should be developed to aid teachers and students in acquiring Koine Greek communicatively. Introduction Have you seen this series of books by Usborne? They are … Continue reading

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Koine Greek Rosetta Stone (Needed Resources)

Rosetta Stone. Everyone knows about this software, thanks to the company’s very effective ad campaign. If you’ve been living under a rock, check out their website and try out their free online demo that will introduce you to their basic … Continue reading

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How Long, O Lord, Until I Know Greek? (Basics of Greek Pedagogy, pt. 5)

About the Series This is part 5 in a series of posts laying out the problems with typical Koine Greek teaching methods and proposing a reformation in pedagogy. Part 1 talked about what it means to read Greek or any other … Continue reading

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The Oral/Aural Foundations of Reading (Basics of Greek Pedagogy, pt. 4)

About the Series This is part 4 in a series of posts laying out the problems with typical Koine Greek teaching methods and proposing a reformation in pedagogy. Part 1 talked about what it means to read Greek or any … Continue reading

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Greek Professors: Do They Know Greek? (Basics of Greek Pedagogy, pt. 3)

About the Series This is part 3 in a series of posts laying out the problems with typical Koine Greek teaching methods and proposing a reformation in pedagogy. Part 1 talked about what it means to read Greek or any … Continue reading

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