What is the course about?
The course books aim to teach grammar through reading as well as with grammatical exercises with the aim of accessing attic Greek texts from the 4th and 5th century.
What will we cover?
We shall be using the two volumes of Reading Greek: the Text book and the Grammar and Exercises volumes. Starting at around section 12 G.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Demonstrate knowledge of 3rd declension nouns and adjectives; the present participle of the verb to be; the future and the imperfect tenses.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have completed Classical Greek 1 modules 1 and 2 or have equivalent knowledge.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Whole class work. Translation, grammar instruction, grammatical exercises. About 2 hours homework per week.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Reading Greek by the Joint Association of Classical Teachers (Peter Jones and Keith Sidwell); 2nd edition, CUP, 2 vols; vol 1, Text and Vocabulary; vol 2, Grammar and Exercises. Some copies available in the library.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Students who finish this level can progress to Classical Greek 4 in September.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details