Speaking the Biblical Languages with Christophe Rico (Part 3 of Biblical Language Pedagogy)

April 19, 2021 // The Biblical Languages Podcast Share this Post In this episode of the Biblical Languages Podcast, Kevin Grasso interviews Christophe Rico about total language immersion, dynamic language development, and speaking the biblical languages. These and other methods are incorporated into the Polis Method at the Polis Institute of Jerusalem.  Christophe Rico is a linguist with a doctorate … Read More

Comprehensible Input and Communicative Methods with Bethany Case (Part 2 of Biblical Language Pedagogy)

April 12, 2021 // The Biblical Languages Podcast Share this Post In this episode of the Biblical Languages Podcast, Kevin Grasso interviews Bethany Case about comprehensible input and communicative methods, why they matter for language acquisition, and how she’s incorporating them into her project called Aleph with Beth. Bethany was always fascinated with languages since she was a child. Her … Read More

The Four Strands of Language Learning with Paul Nation (Part 1 of Biblical Language Pedagogy)

April 5, 2021 // The Biblical Languages Podcast Share this Post In this episode of the Biblical Languages Podcast, Kevin Grasso interviews Paul Nation on his famous “four strands” of language learning, as well as many other second-language acquisition principles and methods. Paul Nation is Emeritus Professor in Applied Linguistics at the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies (LALS) … Read More

How to Interpret Biblical Greek Verbs (Part 5 of the Verbal Systems of the Biblical Languages)

January 25, 2020 // The Biblical Languages Podcast Image: “The Children of Israel crossing the Red Sea” National Library of Israel, Rothschild Haggadah (Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license) Share this Post In this episode of the Biblical Languages Podcast, Kevin Grasso interviews John Cook on the Biblical Hebrew verbal system. John Cook (PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison) is a … Read More