At a Glance
- Access to all Level 1 text-based resources, audio recordings, videos, and assessment tools
- Purchase includes access to Greek First Steps at no additional charge
- Note: If you have already purchased Greek First Steps separately, please enroll in the Greek Reading 1 standalone course
- Access to the BibleMesh vocabulary learning system for all words from chapters 1–3 of the Gospel of John and all vocabulary that appears 100 times or more in the Greek New Testament.
- 24/7 access for 12 months to complete the course at your own pace
- Take the course either as a Stand-Alone Course or with an Academic Support Bundle. Which one is right for me?
In Greek Reading 1 you will learn Greek grammar and vocabulary as you translate chapters 1–3 of the Gospel of John. Accessing our online course at your own convenience, you will read text-based resources, watch instructional videos, listen to audio recordings, use our cutting-edge vocabulary building application, and engage our extensive assessment tools. Using this combination of learning methods, you will master Level 1 grammatical concepts, learn all vocabulary that appears 100 times or more in the Greek New Testament, and take an important step toward being able to confidently read the New Testament as it was originally written.
This course is suitable for beginners who have completed the Greek First Steps course as well as seasoned students who are looking to refresh their knowledge of Greek. The Greek First Steps course, which is a required prerequisite for Greek Reading 1, is included with the purchase of Greek Reading 1 for no additional charge.
Example Timeframe: 8–10 hours per week in order to complete in 16 weeks
Which option is right for me?
Academic Support Bundle
|12-month access to the course content|
|Vocabulary learning system|
|Online technical support|
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|Eligible for BibleMesh Certificate Track|
You will learn vocabulary words that appear 100 times or more in the Greek New Testament (about 200 words total) as well as key information about the following grammar topics:
- Greek case system
- Nominative case
- Predicate nominative
- Genitive case
- Dative case
- Accusative case
- Vocative case
- First and second declensions
- Verbal tense and aspect
- Present active indicative forms
- Imperfect active indicative forms
- Active voice
- Indicative mood
- Person and number
- Εἰμί: Basic usage and forms
- Imperfective active infinitive
BibleMesh offers Greek and Hebrew placement tests to determine whether students with previous exposure to Greek or Hebrew should enroll in Level 1 or Level 2. Placement test available here.
Dr. Mark Dubis
Mark Dubis is Professor of Biblical Studies at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He has a passion for ancient languages, having taught Greek, Hebrew, and Latin. He also has a special concern for the global needs of Bible translation. He is the author of 1 Peter: A Handbook on the Greek Text among other publications. Mark provides a high-level understanding of both linguistic and exegetical principles and, from his years in the classroom, he knows how to make student learning enjoyable and effective.
Dr. Nicholas Ellis
Nicholas Ellis has been College Lecturer of Biblical and Hellenistic Greek at Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford since 2009. With an academic background in biblical studies, Jewish studies, and especially New Testament studies, Nicholas provides the team with excellent classroom experience and a background in linguistic, theological, and historical research.