TRS 1 : New Testament Greek TRS1004
- Academic Session: 2019-20
- School: School of Critical Studies
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
- Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
- Available to Visiting Students: Yes
- Available to Erasmus Students: Yes
This course provides the basic knowledge needed to read the New Testament in the original Greek.
3 x 1hr sessions per week over 10 weeks in each semester as scheduled on MyCampus.
Requirements of Entry
GREEK1001; GREEK1002; GREEK2001; GREEK 2002
Coursework: 12 short language exercises submitted throughout the year with all pieces finally submitted by March. (25%)
Examination of 2 hours duration (75%)
Main Assessment In: April/May
This course will provide the opportunity to:
■ introduce students to key concepts in the study of Greek language
■ familiarise students with the basic features of the forms and structure of Greek as used in the New Testament
■ equip students with a basic Greek vocabulary targeted at reading the New Testament.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
■ translate simple unseen passages from the New Testament into English
■ answer questions about the forms of words used and structure of sentences.
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.