Greek for the Rest of Us

Course Description

If you’d love to learn Greek so you can study your Bible better, then the Greek for the Rest of Us course is for you. This course teaches the essentials of biblical Greek and how to use more advanced Bible study tools. It’s an ideal course for the Greek beginner but also for those with a seminary education who want to brush up on their Greek language skills.

Taught by renowned Greek teacher William Mounce, this revolutionary crash-course will acquaint you with the essentials of the language and deepen your understanding of God’s Word. You’ll gain a sound knowledge of Greek, and you’ll learn how to use tools that will add muscle to your Bible study.

The course is divided into three major sections (Foundational Greek, Church Greek, and Functional Greek). Each section builds on the previous section and takes you to the next level.

When you complete this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Read and pronounce Greek words
  • Grasp the fundamentals of the Greek noun and verb system
  • Conduct effective Greek word studies
  • Understand the basics of Greek exegesis for biblical interpretation
  • Decipher why translations are different
  • Read better commentaries
  • Be comfortable using reverse and traditional interlinears
  • Understand the information displayed by biblical software

Course Instructor

William D. Mounce

Ph.D., Aberdeen University and President of

William D. Mounce lives and writes in Washougal, Washington. As the president of, he offers world-class educational resources for discipleship in the local church. He has served as a preaching pastor and was a professor of New Testament and director of the Greek Program at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is the author of the bestselling Greek textbook, Basics of Biblical Greek, and many other resources. He was the New Testament chair of the English Standard Version translation of the Bible, and serves on the NIV translation committee. Learn more at

Course Outline

Part 1:    Foundational Greek

1.   Greek Language, Alphabet, and Pronunciation

2.  Nouns

3.  Prepositions

4.  Verbs (Inflection, Indicative, Nonindicative

5.  Word Studies

Part 2:  Church Greek

6.  Cases and Pronouns

7.   Modifiers, Phrasing 101, and Verbal Aspect

8.  Verbs (Voice, Tense, Nonindicative)

9.  Participles and Conjunctions

10. Phrasing 102

Part 3: Functional Greek

11.   Pronouns, Definite Article, and Odds 'n Ends

12.  Adjectives, Phrases, and Clauses

13.  Phrasing 103 and Nouns

14.  Verbs (Indicative and Nonindicative

15.  Phrasing 104 and the History of Bible and Textual Criticism

16.  Translations and How to Read a Commentary

Course Textbook and Resources

This Course is based on the book Greek for the Rest of Us: The Essentials of Biblical Greek by William D. Mounce. While taking this course, you will have online access to most of this book's contents. However, if you want off line access or want this book in your personal library as a long-term reference, you may purchase it by clicking on the button to the right which will link you to 

In addition to the course textbook, a laminated summary sheet for this course is available for purchase also on

Course Details

Greek for the Rest of Us

by William D. Mounce


8.2 Hours of Video

12 Months of Access to All Online Course Content

3 Credits toward a Certificate, Diploma or Degree

Support by a Clearwater College Professor

Cost: $510 CAN