What is the course about?
This course continues from the Classical Greek 2: module 2, aiming to improve your fluency in reading and translating Greek, and helping you to gain a greater knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.
What will we cover?
We will start from section 12 of Reading Greek (2 vols).
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Translate Greek passages adapted from ancient literary texts.
- Develop a confidence in writing into Greek from English.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You will need a knowledge of Greek grammar as set out in Reading Greek, sections 1-11 or the equivalent. As this course is taught in English, you should be able to follow verbal and written instructions in English and also take part in class and group discussion on readings.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Whole class work and some group work; translation, grammar instruction, grammatical exercises. The course requires at least 2 hours’ homework per week.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Textbooks: Reading Greek JACT (pub CUP) 2 vols: ‘Grammar and Exercises’ and ‘Text & Vocabulary’.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Classical Greek 3 from September.