Buth's Living Koine Greek for Everyone

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  1. Broadus

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    Has anyone had experience with Randall Buth's Living Koine Greek for Everyone? I understand that it is an immersion-type program, one more like the way we naturally learn languages than that which is traditionally taught in colleges and seminaries. I'm trying to regain and add to my seminary Greek and Hebrew which I let slide during my church history Ph.D. stint.

    I'm new to the Baptist Board, so if I need to ask this elsewhere, please point me in the right direction.
     
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    Living Koine Greek... now there's an oxymoron. [​IMG]
     
  3. Broadus

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    http://www.read-the-bible.org/LearnLanguages.html#Greek

    Many good links here.

    Basics are free. An easy way is to learn the alphabet first. Then while you are studying Greek in a book, also work your way through books of the Bible using a good interlinear Greek New Testament. I recommend starting with John.

    Here's an excellent FREE basic course. Be sure and read the information before you start. Especially the part about a "little knowledge can be a dangerous thing".

    This is; however, a good basic and free course.

    http://www.theology.edu/greek01.htm
     
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    I know this was not answering the question, but for those with limited funds, there is a lot of free stuff out there.

    Check out ebay too. Often Greek interlinears and Greek text books are sold cheap. Especially if you don't mind a few marks or a loose binder, etc.
     
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    If you've got a good background I'd suggest Stanley Porter's book on verbal aspect. It challenges everything we've all read about tense and time grammaticalization. Good stuff!
     
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    I'm using Buth's course on Hebrew. Excellent. If you want to hear Hebrew spoken and begin to understand the language internally, then I recommend Buth's courses.

    I also have his Greek course, but I haven't started it yet.

    Broadus, get it, you'll like it!
     

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