FRENCH, GERMAN, ITALIAN, SPANISH, GREEK, HEBREW, AND LATIN
will be held
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 9:30am
100 Wellesley St. West
1. No pre-registration is required
2. $25.00 fee per examination payable on arrival
3. Two examinations may be taken (of two different languages). The second exam is at 11:15 am.
4. Each examination will have a time limit of one and a half (1.5) hours.
5. You may use a bilingual lexicon (e.g., French-English, Greek-English), except in the case of proficiency exams in Greek or Hebrew (see #8 below). In addition, if your first language is something other than English, you are allowed to use a second lexicon (English / your first language). You need to bring your own lexicon(s). No other aids (including computerized lexicons) are allowed.
6. Please arrive on time and bring your own paper and pen
7. Competency exams will be held in seven langauges. Proficiency exams (for students entering the Biblical Department) will be held in Hebrew and Greek.
8. Greek/Hebrew preparation guidelines:
- Competency examination in Greek - prepare Mark 1-3 (Biblical department students) OR John 1-3 (Theology, History or Pastoral department students).
- Competency examination in Hebrew - prepare Genesis 1-2 and 1 Samuel 24-25.
- Proficiency examination in Greek - prepare Mark 1-6. Come prepared to translate any passage from these chapters without the aid of a lexicon and to comment on selected grammatical forms and structures.
- Proficiency examination in Hebrew - prepare four chapters of Hebrew Prose (Gen 1-4) and four chapters of Hebrew Poetry (Exodus 15:1-21; Psalms 7, 24, 46). Come prepared to translate any passage from these chapters without the aid of a lexicon and to parse a number of words.