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 for beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 10 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This four week course follows up on the introductory course held at the British Museum. Objects such as Greek inscriptions on architectural fragments will be used to provide a foundation in Classical Greek..
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  2. Classical Greek 2: module 2

    Course Date: Fri 17 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue to study the elementary structures of Ancient Greek. Based on the second edition of the Reading Greek (2007).
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  3. Classical Greek 1: module 2

    Course Date: Thu 6 Feb 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue to progresss through elementary Greek grammar.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  4. Classical Greek 2: module 3

    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course continues from the Classical Greek 2: 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.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  5. New Testament Greek intermediate: module 3

    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Gain fluency in reading New Testament Greek by translating the Gospel of Luke and improve your knowledge of Koine Greek.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  6. 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

  7. Classical Greek 1: module 1

    Course Date: Thu 17 Oct 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to the basics of Classical Greek. Based on 'Reading Greek' (2nd edition, 2 vols, Cambridge University Press).
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

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