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by Chris Servanti
December 2nd, 2015, 2:01 pm
Forum: Greek Language and Linguistics
Topic: ἀπὸ ὁ...
Replies: 3
Views: 966

ἀπὸ ὁ...

In Revelation 1:4 it says, "χάρις ὑμῖν καὶ εἰρήνη ἀπὸ ὁ ὤν καὶ ὁ ἦν καὶ ὁ ἐρχόμενος..."
Why does it say ἀπὸ ὁ instead of ἀπὸ τοῦ?
by Chris Servanti
December 1st, 2015, 8:23 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: What Now?
Replies: 25
Views: 5065

Re: What Now?

Where might I find the grammar notes? I have the downloads for the the videos and for the text of what the video is saying, It sounds like you only have the preparatory "Part One" to Living Koine Greek. Parts 2a and 2b have the extended notes worked into the lessons and interspersed between audio/o...
by Chris Servanti
December 1st, 2015, 7:31 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: What Now?
Replies: 25
Views: 5065

Re: What Now?

No, I didn't even know it existed sorry. But even with those grammatical notes ... Chris, part of growing up is learning to speak about what one knows and to refrain from judging what one does not have data on. You will, of course, excuse the potential paternalistic tone of the last sentence. It wa...
by Chris Servanti
December 1st, 2015, 6:44 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: What Now?
Replies: 25
Views: 5065

Re: What Now?

Fluidness (Fluency is not really possible) in the Koine dialect, How do we know that fluency is not possible? Have you learned another language to fluency as an adult? I also hope to make a program like Duolingo and make a course for Koine because the Duolingo way of learning is quite effective if ...
by Chris Servanti
December 1st, 2015, 5:30 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: What Now?
Replies: 25
Views: 5065

Re: What Now?

By sending you into texts the downside is that you will encounter grammar in "random" order. Identifying the grammar and finding a reference to look into it further is not an easy thing to do. A number of the questions posed here concern the identification of grammar in passages, and giving referen...
by Chris Servanti
December 1st, 2015, 1:53 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: What Now?
Replies: 25
Views: 5065

Re: What Now?

Thanks to all! These replies have been really helpful. So I'm seeing pretty much everybody say that I should dives straight into lots of reading. Would y'all recommend taking a more advanced grammar study also, or just focus on learning from the text? A more advanced grammar study is fine as long a...
by Chris Servanti
December 1st, 2015, 11:27 am
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: What Now?
Replies: 25
Views: 5065

Re: What Now?

Thanks to all! These replies have been really helpful. So I'm seeing pretty much everybody say that I should dives straight into lots of reading. Would y'all recommend taking a more advanced grammar study also, or just focus on learning from the text?
by Chris Servanti
November 30th, 2015, 9:04 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: What Now?
Replies: 25
Views: 5065

Re: What Now?

I have completed Mounce's basic grammar to Biblical Greek and I want to move on to deeper waters, where should I go from here? (I'm really into linguistics so fancy terms and long sheets of paradigms don't bother me as long as they thoroughly explain the concept) Yes, you really are. I've been impr...
by Chris Servanti
November 30th, 2015, 7:53 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: What Now?
Replies: 25
Views: 5065

What Now?

I have completed Mounce's basic grammar to Biblical Greek and I want to move on to deeper waters, where should I go from here? (I'm really into linguistics so fancy terms and long sheets of paradigms don't bother me as long as they thoroughly explain the concept)
by Chris Servanti
November 25th, 2015, 10:50 am
Forum: Pronunciation
Topic: Why not modern?
Replies: 13
Views: 2498

Re: Why not modern?

Stephen Hughes wrote:What do you want the pronunciation system to do for you?

Are you primarily wanting to listen to Greek and understand it, to speak it, or for remembering the spelling?
Yes - every asset of the Greek language: Primarily reading, then writing, then speaking, then listening.