Tag Archives: Testing

See how well you can do on my Greek I Final Exam!

I just administered the final exam to my Greek I students yesterday. You can view a copy of it here: Greek I Final Exam (.pdf format). As you can see, there is a lot of matching (with pictures or definitions), … Continue reading

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A Standardized Test for Communicative Koine Greek (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. In this installment, I address the need for a standardized test for Koine … Continue reading

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A Comprehensive Classroom Curriculum for Living Koine Greek (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. In this installment, I address what I think is perhaps the most important … Continue reading

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My Midterm Greek Exam

Too Much Testing Makes Αλέξανδρος a Dull Boy Some of you may be curious to see how testing would work in a communicative classroom. On the one hand, I abhor testing and grades, and think that neither one of them belongs … Continue reading

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James Davila Takes My Greek Quiz

A hearty εὐχαριστία to Jim Davila at PaleoJudaica, one of my favorite blogs, for mentioning my blog and the recent Greek quiz (see also here, where James McGrath notes our quiz). More than that, Prof Davila reports his results — … Continue reading

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The Man Behind the Curtain—Or, The Dirty Truth About Most New Testament Greek Classes (Basics of Greek Pedagogy, pt. 2)

About the Series This is part 2 in a series of posts laying out the problems with traditional Koine Greek teaching methods (though we will soon have opportunity to question just how “traditional” they really are in the broader scope … Continue reading

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