Learn Classical & New Testament Greek at City Lit in London

Best known as the language of scholars, Ancient Greek was spoken by philosophers and mathematicians such as Plato, Aristotle, Pythagoras and Archimedes. It is the foundation of many English words such as 'academy', which can be traced back to the ancient Greek word 'Akademia', referring to Plato's school of philosophy located near Athens.

Our Classical Greek courses will familiarise you with the grammatical structures for reading and translating Classical Greek. So if you are interested in being able to read Ancient Greek literature or the Greek New Testament then book your place on one of our beginner and advanced courses.

  1. Classical Greek 1: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    An introduction to the basics of Classical Greek. Based on 'Reading Greek' (2nd edition, 2 vols, Cambridge University Press).

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  2. Classical Greek 3: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Delve into the intricacies of Greek syntax while you read adapted passages from Aristophanes’ comedies.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  3. Classical Greek 5

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    This term we shall be continuing our study of Sophocles’ famous ‘Oedipus the King’ in the original, and then go on to translate a selection of passages from Plato and Aristotle. We shall also be continuing to develop our understanding of Greek grammar using material provided by the tutor.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  4. Classical Greek 1 for complete beginners: module 2

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This course continues from "Classical Greek 1 for complete beginners: module 1". Improve your fluency in reading Classical Greek and gain a greater knowledge of its grammatical structures. The course is based on Reading Greek (Cambridge University Press, 2007, 2nd edition).

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  5. Classical Greek 2: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Further your knowledge of the grammatical structures for reading and translating Greek, which have been acquired in Greek 1 Module 2. The course is based on Reading Greek (Cambridge University Press 2007 edition).

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  6. Classical Greek 4 upper: module 3

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Continue the transition into reading unadapted Greek, improving grammar and syntax skills with selected exercises.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  7. New Testament Greek beginners: module 3

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Delve deeper into New Testament Greek grammar while you start reading longer passages from the Gospels.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  8. Classical Greek 5 advanced

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve your fluency in reading Ancient Greek by translating Sophocles’ play Oedipus at Colonus.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £66.00

  9. Classical Greek 1 for complete beginners module 3

    Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    An ideal opportunity to continue learning Classical Greek. This class continues from 'Classical Greek 1 for complete beginners: module 2' (RG148) which started in April. Based on Reading Greek (2nd edition, 2 vols, CUP).

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  10. Classical Greek 1: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 23 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Continue to study the elementary structures of Ancient Greek. Based on the second edition of the Reading Greek (2007).

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  11. New Testament Greek intermediate: module 3

    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Gain fluency in reading New Testament Greek by translating the Gospel of Luke and improve your knowledge of Koine Greek.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  12. Classical Greek: an introduction for absolute beginners

    Classical Greek: an introduction for absolute beginners

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn basic Classical Greek from scratch. Suitable if you are considering the Classical Greek level 1 course in September. Based on the tutor's own material.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  13. Herodotus translation for advanced learners

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enhance your understanding of the Greek language by translating passages taken from the Histories by Herodotus. Suitable for advanced students.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  14. Brush up your elementary Classical Greek

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Refresh your elementary Greek and enhance your pleasure in understanding the language.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

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