Tuesday, March 2, 2010

It's All Greek to Us

Today we started our study of New Testament Greek, using the free program at Kid's Greek.

I chose this program for three reasons.

1 - It's free.
2 - No charge for the program.
3 - I don't have to pay anything.

You think I'm kidding, don't you? LOL Well, I am. A little bit anyway.

Of course, I really don't have any money to spend on this study. I own a book called Basic Greek in 30 Minutes a Day. But I did some of the lessons in ink way back in 1992. I would have used this, but since I didn't use pencil (I hate pencil), there was really no way to reuse it. I didn't want to order more copies, since I'd have to spend money, plus wait for them.

So, google to the rescue! I found Kid's Greek and it looks just right. Not too complicated, especially at the start, pronunciation models are integrated and it's step-by-step to make it simple. There are printable worksheets to reinforce the concepts. Plus, I don't need to know anything, which I do not despite having started learning Greek 19 years ago. lol And not least of all, this adorable cartoon dude is the teacher. ----->

So, one lesson down.

In case you forgot, the reason we are learning Greek is to go along with reading The Lightning Thief. The main character, Percy, studies Ancient Greek in the book.


Anonymous said...

Once again, I am in awe of what goes on in your home education. Love, Mom

Prince Andrew and the Queen Mum said...

ooooooo.... it's free. going to try it! been wanting to do greek. not wanting to spend cash.