Learn Classical & New Testament Greek at City Lit in London and Online

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.

You can now study in the comfort of your home with our online courses.

For a limited time you can enjoy 20% off our online courses with a start date from 1 September 2020 using discount code: NEWONLINE. (Terms & Conditions apply )

To participate in online classes you will need an email address, a reliable internet connection, a computer/laptop/tablet with fully updated browser (preferably Google Chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera. Once you are enrolled on the course, you will receive detailed instructions for taking part in the class.

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

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    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.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  2. Brush up your elementary Classical Greek

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Refresh your elementary Greek and enhance your pleasure in understanding the language. Suitable if you have completed one year of study at City Lit or have an equivalent knowledge.

    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

  3. Classical Greek 1: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020
    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

  4. Classical Greek 4 lower: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Further your knowledge of grammatical structures and vocabulary so that you can read adapted passages from Demosthenes’ “Against Neaira”.

    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

  5. Classical Greek 5

    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020 (and 7 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve your fluency in reading and translating Greek, 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: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £66.00

  6. Classical Greek 1 for beginners: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020
    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: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  7. Classical Greek 1: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 22 Sep 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    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: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  8. Classical Greek 5 advanced

    Course Date: Tue 22 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve your fluency in reading Classical Greek by translating Book X of Plato’ s Republic dealing with aesthetic theory as well as with the immortality of the soul.

    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

  9. Classical Greek 4 upper: module 1

    Course Date: Tue 22 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Further your knowledge of ancient Greek language and culture. Based on Reading Greek (2nd edition, 2 vols, CUP) from section 15.

    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

  10. New Testament Greek beginners: module 1

    Course Date: Tue 22 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    A fast-track gateway into Koine Greek so that you can quickly start reading unadapted passages from the New Testament.

    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 2: module 1

    Course Date: Wed 23 Sep 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    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

  12. New Testament Greek intermediate: module 1

    Course Date: Thu 24 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Gain fluency in reading New Testament Greek by translating the Gospel of Luke.

    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. Classical Greek 3: module 1

    Course Date: Fri 25 Sep 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 ‘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 20 Jul 2020
    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

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