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.

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!

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  1. Classical Greek: an introduction for complete beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 8 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This four week course follows up on the introductory course. Objects such as Greek inscriptions on architectural fragments will be used 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: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  2. New Testament Greek beginners: module 2

    Course Date: Tue 12 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This information will be provided soon. Please keep checking our website.

    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

  3. Classical Greek 2: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 14 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have completed Classical Greek 2 module 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: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  4. Classical Greek 4 lower: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 18 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Continue to progresss through elementary Greek grammar.

    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 18 Jan 2021 (and 11 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    This term we shall be continuing with Sophocles’ ‘Oedipus the King’ in the original, and continuing to revise Greek grammar.

    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

  6. Classical Greek 4 upper: module 2

    Course Date: Tue 19 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve your fluency in reading Greek and gain a greater knowledge of the structures of Greek grammar. This course continues from 'Classical Greek 4 lower: module 1'.

    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. New Testament Greek intermediate: module 2

    Course Date: Thu 21 Jan 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

  8. Classical Greek 1: module 2

    Course Date: Fri 22 Jan 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: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  9. Classical Greek 3: module 2

    Course Date: Fri 22 Jan 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

  10. 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. The class will be held at the British Museum.

    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

  11. Classical Greek 4 lower: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 12 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Continue to progresss through elementary Greek grammar as you move through the text and reading books.

    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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Classical Greek 1: module 3

    Course Date: Fri 16 Apr 2021
    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: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  15. Classical Greek 3: module 3

    Course Date: Fri 16 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This course continues from the Classical Greek 3: module 2, aiming 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

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