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  • GRK 110 Greek 110 

Contact time: 2 lectures per week, 2 discussions per week

Period of presentation: First year, First semester

Language of tuition: Double medium

Credits: 12

Module content: 

Greek grammar (1) 

The basic characteristics of Hellenistic Greek: the writing system and pronunciation, the Greek verb and noun systems, conjugation and declension, basic syntax and vocabulary. Passages from the Greek New Testament are adapted as exercises in order to facilitate linguistic proficiency. Continuous evaluation includes class tests and homework assignments.

Greek grammar (2) 

Further study of the verb and noun systems of Hellenistic Greek, expansion of the basic vocabulary, and analysis of compound sentences. Adapted passages from the New Testament form the core of practical academic literacy exercises.

 

  • GRK 120 Greek 120 

Prerequisite: GRK 110

Contact time: 2 lectures per week, 2 discussions per week

Period of presentation: First year, Second semester

Language of tuition: Both Afr and Eng

Credits: 12

Module content: 

Greek grammar (3) 

Further study of the verb and noun systems of Hellenistic Greek: middle and passive forms, the third declension, and analysis of compound sentences. Adapted passages from the New Testament form the core of practical academic literacy exercises.

Greek texts: Read and comprehend 

Read selected texts from the NT and/or Apostolic Fathers, with emphasis on word analysis, basic translation, use of basic aids (dictionary, translations). Evaluation includes translation of unseen passages from the corpuses concerned.

 

  • GRK 210 Greek 210 

Prerequisite: GRK 110, 120

Contact time: 2 lectures per week, 1 discussion per week

Period of presentation: Second year, First semester

Language of tuition: Both Afr and Eng

Credits: 16

Module content: 

Greek texts – syntax 

Basic syntactical theory and application to selected Greek texts

Greek prose – text analysis 

Basic theory of comprehensive text analysis and application of selected NT prose texts.

 

  • GRK 220 Greek 220 

Prerequisite: GRK 210

Contact time: 2 lectures per week, 1 discussion per week

Period of presentation: Second year, Second semester 

Language of tuition: Both Afr and Eng

Credits: 16

Module content: 

Greek poetry – text analysis 

Basic theory of poetic text analysis and application of selected NT and related poetry texts.

Greek texts – holistic analysis 

Students are guided towards reading and analysing independently chosen Greek texts by application of all knowledge and skills acquired in GRK modules on year level 1 as well as in GRK 210 and 220.

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