Ancient Greek 2: module 1

Course Dates: 27/09/23 - 06/12/23
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: Keeley Street
Develop your understanding of Ancient Greek grammatical structures and vocabulary so that you can continue to read straightforward Classical Greek prose. We will follow the JACT Reading Greek course, a textbook designed for adult learners based on original Ancient Greek sources.
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Course Code: RG301

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Started Wed, eve, 27 Sep - 06 Dec '23

Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course continues from the Ancient Greek 1: Module 3, aiming to improve your fluency in reading and translating Ancient Greek, and helping you to gain a greater knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. We will be using Reading Greek, a textbook designed for adult learners based on original Greek sources.

What will we cover?

We shall be using the textbook Reading Greek (JACT/CUP 2007). Reading of adapted passages included in the Text and Vocabulary volume will be combined with grammar instruction and exercises on grammatical points, and we will be continuing at the start of the Term 1 from towards the end of Section 5B.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...


What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You should have completed Ancient Greek 1 Module 3 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?

Please come provided with writing material, and a copy of the following textbooks:
Reading Greek: Grammar and Exercises (ISBN 978-0521698528);
Reading Greek: Text & Vocabulary’ (ISBN 978-0521698511);
Reading Greek: An Independent Study Guide (ISBN: 9780521698504).
We recommend you purchase the book after the first session of the course, when you are happy that the class is suitable for you.

- Grammar and Exercises (ISBN: 9780521698528).
An e-book version can also be purchased.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Ancient Greek 2: module 2.

Szerdi Nagy

Szerdi Nagy is an accomplished educator and lecturer with over 15 years of experience in the United Kingdom and South Africa teaching Ancient Greek, Latin and Classical Civilizations. Her academic journey has been profoundly influenced by her extensive study and work at a South African university, which has fueled her fascination with the intersection of Africa in the Ancient World and the profound impact of Classics on African cultures. Szerdi's expertise extends to diverse areas, including gender studies in the ancient world and the intricate world of ancient art. Her passion for these subjects has not only enriched her own academic but she strives to create a desire for her students to delve deeper into the realms of history, culture, and art from a unique perspective.

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