Syllabus: Study the Bible and Quran





ESL Connexus: Study the Bible and Quran

Intended Audience:  Shared-Story Phase (Phase 3) of the  Growing Participator Approach

*Intermediate/Advanced language learners

*Someone with a computer and internet connection

*A person of peace (person of peace= humble and teachable)


Objectives: (GPA's will be able to...)


1) read and understand short passages in both the Bible and Quran.

2) learn new vocabulary from both the Bible and Quran

3) capture and review vocabulary through recordings of the passages/new words/conversations

4) learn cultural and spiritual insights from another person of peace

Resources needed:

1) Bible (www.biblegateway.com)

         *Free English/Arabic translations of the Bible.


2) Quran (www.quran.com)

         *Free English/Arabic version of the Quran/Salah (prayers)/ Sunnah (traditions of the community)

3) Good internet

4) BigBlueButton.org (Free conferencing application; screen share/recording/whiteboard/shareable link)

Getting Started:

1) Join the study groups on Facebook at: ESL Connexus: Study the Bible & Quran



2) Request a study partner in the Facebook group


3) Test Bigbluebutton on your computer


4) Be equitable and fair with exposure to both the Quran and Bible. Remember you are a person of peace and ambassador. You have much to learn from each other!


     * We encourage you to share your recordings, insights, and lessons with the FB group.

IMPORTANT: PLEASE LET ALL PARTICIPANTS KNOW IF YOU PLAN TO RECORD AND SHARE THE LINK. ALWAYS ASK AT THE BEGINNING OF A SESSION!!!