Tag: Teaching Greek (Pedagogy)

Movable ν in the Communicative Greek Classroom

An astute reader pointed out that I have listed the following phrases in my “Classroom Words and Phrases for Hellenistic Greek” and raised the question of why I included the ν in the first case and why it… Read More

Vocabulary for Teachers and Students of Hellenistic Greek

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For some time now I have been working on compiling a list of useful phrases for speaking about Hellenistic Greek in Hellenistic Greek. I cannot claim originality for anything included in the list. I have consulted multiple existing… Read More

Living Language in the Written Text at SBL 2018

Again this year, Jonathan Robie and I will be presenting about the work we are doing  to bring living language techniques to the teaching of Ancient Greek through the web. We have a somewhat unclear title for our… Read More

SBL 2018 – Popup Greek?

Once again this November, Jonathan Robie and I will present an update on the work we are doing to create free materials for teaching Hellenistic Greek as a living language. I look forward to seeing many of you… Read More

γραφὴ ζῶσα

On November 19 in the 1:00 pm session of the Global Education and Research Technology section of the Society of Biblical Literature meeting in San Antonio, Jonathan Robie and I will present our ongoing work on a communicative Koine Greek… Read More

SBL Presentation Including a Greek Lesson in Greek: Mark 14:22

The presentation that Jonathan Robie and I gave at SBL this past Sunday was well received, and discussion afterward was productive. Our talk began with a brief discussion of language acquisition theory and it’s practical implementation, then Jonathan gave… Read More

A New Kind of Graded Reader: James Tauber's Work

Take a look at the following nine minute video by James Tauber to see a very innovative use of currently developing technology to support acquiring New Testament Greek. He posted this video to Youtube about two years ago…. Read More

Randall Buth on Hellenistic Pronunciation

While I’m on the topic of Randall Buth’s recent contributions with regard to teaching Greek, I should point out his discussion of Hellenistic pronunciation that relates it directly to the task of teaching and learning Hellenistic Greek: Ἡ… Read More

Randall Buth on Greek Lexicography

Today I had the pleasure of reading Randall Buth’s article, “Verbs Perception and Aspect: Greek Lexicography and Grammar.” It’s refreshing to read a Biblical Scholar talking about the work of Stephen Krashen on language acquisition. While I did… Read More

Smart Board

I have gone through all 21 lessons on a Smart Board to insure that everything works without complication. All of the exercises work perfectly, and the lessons display well enough to be read comfortably. The Smart Board allows… Read More