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by dmarino
July 14th, 2015, 2:30 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: Aspect and Aktionsart
Replies: 6
Views: 2370

Re: Aspect and Aktionsart

That's not a beginner question at all. Sorry about that. I consider myself a beginner and have been trying to wrap my mind around what distinguishes Greek from English and the many conversations about tense and aspect have kinda gotten me a little confused. Thank you for the links I will be sure to...
by dmarino
July 12th, 2015, 4:22 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: Aspect and Aktionsart
Replies: 6
Views: 2370

Aspect and Aktionsart

So, I have a grammar that defines aspect as, "the way we describe the action of the verb." Going on the grammar speaks about two types of aspect; simple and continuous. This confused me because I thought aspect had more to do with the "viewpoint" of the action by the author wether perfective or impe...
by dmarino
April 30th, 2015, 9:14 pm
Forum: Beginners Forum
Topic: Your Learning Approach & Pronunciation
Replies: 27
Views: 5931

Re: Your Learning Approach & Pronunciation

To go the language learning route and learn Restored Koine, start with Living Koine Book 1, MP4 version. http://www.biblicallanguagecenter.com/ Thanks Paul! This resource has been thrown out a couple times so far and I am interested in trying it out. I was wondering if you've heard of BibleMesh and...
by dmarino
April 29th, 2015, 10:55 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 14
Views: 2369

Re: Introduction

Regarding Mounce, I think there is much to commend it. I used it last year as a text and plan to use it next year. Having said that, though, it has some major shortcoming. By the time I got through Mounce on my own a few years ago, I kind of just threw it all away and spent many hours reading the t...
by dmarino
April 29th, 2015, 10:46 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 14
Views: 2369

Re: Introduction

I would suggest holding off on reading about Greek (including Runge and Campbell, although too late there) and spending a lot of time reading Greek, thoroughly familiarizing yourself with the language, including reading as much extra-biblical Greek as you can fit in. When you've done that, you have...
by dmarino
April 24th, 2015, 3:21 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 14
Views: 2369

Re: Introduction

Hi Stephen, and thank you for the advice. I have tried to be consistent in my studies and I hope that once I am able to attend a formal class on the subject it will reinforce what I have already learned. For some strange reason I have gotten a lot of joy out of studying greek and the thought of flui...
by dmarino
April 24th, 2015, 3:15 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 14
Views: 2369

Re: Introduction

Hello, Welcome to B-Greek, Daniel. I think you'll find this forum rich in resources to assist you in your study of Greek. What stage are you at in your studies? What resources / textbook are you using? What pronunciation system are you using? Thomas, thank you for the welcome. To answer your questi...
by dmarino
April 13th, 2015, 9:20 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 14
Views: 2369

Introduction

Hello,

My name is Daniel, I am currently teaching myself NT greek in preparation for seminary and future ministry. I am constantly looking up resources that will aid my study of greek and came upon this forum. I am excited to learn from everyone.

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