Learn Classical & New Testament Greek - Online Courses

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.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

Browse our Classical and New Testament Greek courses below and enrol today!

  1. Classical Greek: an introduction for absolute beginners

    Classical Greek: an introduction for absolute beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 12 Mar 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    This four week course, presented in partnership between the British Museum and City Lit, uses British Museum objects such as Greek inscriptions on architectural fragments, to provide a foundation in Classical Greek.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  2. Discover Ancient Greek

    Course Date: Thu 25 Mar 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Get a taste of one of the most important languages of the ancient world.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £10.00
    Senior fee: £10.00
    Concession: £10.00

  3. Classical Greek 2: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 12 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have completed the three modules of Classical Greek 1 or have an equivalent knowledge. Further your knowledge of grammatical structures and vocabulary so that you can read more complex Classical Greek prose.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  4. Classical Greek 4 lower: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 12 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn about Neaira’s fate as you read through the last extracts in the textbook inspired by Demosthenes’ speech, and then move on to a selection of unadapted verses from Euripides’ play “Alkestis”.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  5. Classical Greek 5

    Course Date: Mon 12 Apr 2021 (and 7 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    On this advanced level course you will be reading a book of Greek epic poetry (with plenty of help), and revising grammar, with translation both from Greek and into Greek.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £66.00

  6. Classical Greek 4 upper: module 3

    Course Date: Tue 13 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This course aims to improve your fluency in reading and translating Classical Greek, and helping you to gain a greater knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  7. Classical Greek 1: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 13 Apr 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have completed Classical Greek 1: modules 1 and 2 or have an equivalent knowledge. Continue to learn the basic grammatical structures and vocabulary so that you can read straightforward Classical Greek prose. Suitable also if you have some basic or rusty knowledge of the language.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  8. Classical Greek 2: module 3

    Course Date: Wed 14 Apr 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have completed Classical Greek 2 modules 1 and 2 or have an equivalent knowledge. Further your knowledge of grammatical structures and vocabulary so that you can read more complex Classical Greek prose.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  9. Classical Greek 1: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 14 Apr 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn the basic grammatical structures and vocabulary so that you can begin to read straightforward Classical Greek prose. Suitable also if you have some basic or rusty knowledge of the language.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  10. Classical Greek 1: module 2

    Course Date: Thu 15 Apr 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have completed Classical Greek 1: module 1 or have an equivalent knowledge. Continue to learn the basic grammatical structures and vocabulary so that you can read straightforward Classical Greek prose. Suitable also if you have some basic or rusty knowledge of the language.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  11. Classical Greek 3: module 3

    Course Date: Fri 16 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Gain a greater knowledge of Greek grammar and improve your fluency in reading and translating. Based on Reading Greek (2nd edition, 2007).

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  12. New Testament Greek beginners: module 3

    Course Date: Tue 20 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Delve deeper into New Testament Greek grammar while you continue reading the Gospel of Mark.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  13. New Testament Greek intermediate: module 3

    Course Date: Thu 29 Apr 2021
    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 ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  14. Herodotus translation for advanced learners

    Course Date: Mon 19 Jul 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Enhance your understanding of the Greek language by translating passages taken from the Histories by Herodotus. Suitable for advanced students.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  15. Brush up your elementary Classical Greek

    Course Date: Mon 19 Jul 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Refresh your elementary Greek and enhance your pleasure in understanding the language.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

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