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A Practical Workbook to J. Gresham Machen's New Testament Greek for Beginners [Paperback]

By Hobert K. Farrell (Author)
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This Workbook, which has been developed in teaching from Machen for about 35 years, enhances Machen's excellent book on beginning New Testament Greek in the following ways. First, it completes the paradigms that are incomplete. Second, it singles out these models for study and review providing practice sheets. Third, it gives summaries of the models to help gain a larger perspective on the grammatical components. Fourth, it provides summaries of the principal parts of verbs. Fifth, it provides a comprehensive review in the Appendix for use during second year translation and additional grammatical study. In these ways this Workbook helps the student in using Machen's superbly sequenced presentation of first year Greek grammar. The Workbook assists the instructor by setting out the important memory work in a convenient form that may also be used outside of class to save class time for translating the sentences and discussing the grammatical points of each lesson.

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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Pages   210
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 10.66" Width: 8.32" Height: 0.45"
Weight:   1.1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 1, 2003
Publisher   Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN  159244301X  
ISBN13  9781592443017  


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A Practical Workbook to J. Gresham Machen's New Testament Greek for Beginners  Aug 17, 2008
This work book is an excellent tool for those wishing to engage themselves in the study of biblical Greek from a conservative, time tested and approved orthodox approach.
 
Delivers less than it promises  Jun 26, 2007
The one star rating reflects my severe disappointment with this workbook.

First of all, I bought it under the assumption that it would have numerous exercises for the student along the lines of the workbook for Wheelock's Latin. However, most of the workbook consists of paradigms - a completed paradigm on one side of a page, and blank paradigms for the student to fill in on the other side of the page. For the most part, that's it. Notably lacking are any extra Greek sentences for the student to translate! Other than saving some time by providing paradigms in a ready-to-photocopy format, neither the student nor the instructor will find much benefit from this workbook.

Second, this workbook applies to the older, first edition of Machen. The fact that it completes incomplete paradigms in the first edition has been largely rendered moot by the superb second edition of Machen (updated by Dan McCartney). The second edition also expands the number of sentences to translate, both Greek-to-English and English-to-Greek. Ironically, this workbook was copyrighted in August, 2003, and a mere two months later, in October, 2003, the second edition of Machen came out. Unfortunately, the author did not seem to know that the second edition was coming out.

Third, the back cover says that the workbook "provides a comprehensive review in the Appendix for use during second year translation and additional grammatical study." However, these objectives can just as easily be achieved by using a laminated Greek grammar study guide and the student's own collected and collated notes and flash cards. I find no use for the large Appendix at all.

In summary, the workbook's complete lack of additional prepared sentences for translation, the general lack of study materials and exercises beyond paradigms, its out-datedness, and its superfluousness earn one, lonesome star. With all due respect to the author, however useful it was for him, it has been of no use to me.
 

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