Greek Syntax – NGRK 620

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

An intermediate study of the function or syntax of Greek grammar, focusing upon case, tense, participles, infinitives, and clauses.

Prerequisites

(NGRK 520 or NGRK 500) and (NGRK 525 or NGRK 501)

Rationale

The primary mission of Liberty University School of Divinity is to train persons for ministry positions. This course seeks to enable students to understand and communicate properly God’s Word, which is a foundational function for ministry. One goal of Liberty University School of Divinity is “to develop cognitive skills for ministry and scholarship through rigorous interaction with the biblical text...” This course advances the “rigorous interaction” with the Greek New Testament that was begun in NGRK 520 and NGRK 525.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Recognize verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, participles, and infinitives in their inflected forms.
  2. Translate verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, participles, and infinitives according to context.
  3. Describe the functions of verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, participles, and infinitives according to context.
  4. Recognize different types of clauses and phrases.
  5. Develop translation and interpretation skills through analyzing select portions of the New Testament.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Discussion Board Forums (2)

The student is required to provide a thread in response to the provided prompt for each forum. Each thread must be at least 400 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 2 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be at least 200 words. (Outcomes: A, B, C, D, E)

Workbook Assignments (20)

The student will complete 20 workbook assignments from the workbook which will apply the concepts from the chapter readings. (Outcomes: A, B, C, D, E)

Quizzes (8)

Each quiz will cover the Reading & Study material for the module/week in which it is assigned. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 25 questions, and have a 1-hour time limit. (Outcomes: A, B, C, D, E)