Ancient Greek 1: module 3
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
This course has now started
- Course Code: RG652
- Dates: 25/09/23 - 11/12/23
- Time: 14:00 - 15:30
- Taught: Mon, Daytime
- Duration: 11 sessions (over 12 weeks)
- Location: Online
- Tutor: Hugo Cook
Course Code: RG652
Duration: 11 sessions (over 12 weeks)
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What is the course about?
The course aims to enable students to read straightforward Greek prose by gaining a knowledge of basic grammatical structures. We shall be using John Taylor, Greek to GCSE - Part 2, Bloomsbury, 2016.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
We shall continue to study the conjugation of verbs, the declension of nouns and adjectives, adverbs, elision and crasis. Reading will be combined with grammar instruction and grammatical exercises.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- demonstrate a solid knowledge of the declension of nouns, adjectives and pronouns, in all three declensions
- identify verbs requiring the participle
- apply elision and crasis
- have some insight into the derivation of English words
- provide some information about ancient Athens.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have attended Ancient Greek 1 modules 1 and 2, or have an equivalent knowledge. As the course is taught in English, please read the outline carefully to decide if you may benefit from support with your English skills to help you take part fully in this class.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course consists of translation, grammar instructions and grammar exercises with a high level of student interaction (individual, pair and group work). Students are expected to do the homework regularly and participate in oral classroom activities. Homework will require approx. 1-2 hours per week.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Bring writing material.
Textbook: John Taylor, Greek to GCSE - Part 2, Bloomsbury, 2016
We recommend you purchase the book after the first session of the course, after you’ve had confirmation that the class is suitable for you.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Ancient Greek 2: module 1.
Hugo Cook studied Egyptology at Oxford and Cambridge universities. He can read six ancient languages and has worked as an Egyptologist in galleries, TV documentaries, educational institutions, and publications. Recently he has been working on a major new museum in Egypt and is writing a new book on Egyptology for Macmillan Publishers. He develops online Egyptological content for over 90,000 followers. Nothing gives him more joy than discussing antiquity with interested students.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.