Ancient Greek Beginners 3

This course is for those who have a limited knowledge of Classical Greek grammar. We read passages in Greek, some based on original sources and we explore their cultural context. Through reading we build on essential grammar and vocabulary.

This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. Enrolling students need to ensure they have an email, a reliable internet connection, microphone/speakers and access to a tablet, smartphone or computer. Classes will consist of a minimum of 1.5 hours virtual class time, together with 30 minutes worth of work to be completed independently. You will be able to contact your tutor by email or phone to ask for guidance and feedback on this work. In addition tutors may set additional homework.

TEXTBOOK

  • Athenaze, An Introduction to Ancient Greek, Book I (3rd edition), Maurice Balme & Gilbert Lawall revised by James Morwood, Oxford University Press

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Nouns – consolidating learning of different declensions with a focus on different 3rd declension nouns,
  • Verbs – conjugation of regular and important irregular verbs In present tense; participles.
  • Adjectives and pronouns.
  • Integrated discussion of culture and literature.

PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Be able to read and understand simple passages abridged from Classical Greek writers.
  2. Have developed skills for learning an inflected language.

TEXTBOOK SUPPLIER

Abbey's Language Book Centre, 131 York Street Sydney, Ph: 9267 1397 | www.languagebooks.com.au

Please note that textbook cost is not included in the course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled WEA cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any textbooks. We therefore suggest you purchase your textbooks closer to the time of the course commencing.

LANGUAGE CLASS TRANSFER POLICY

If you are a new WEA Student and enrol into a language class and subsequently find that you are at the wrong level (whether too high or too low), you are permitted to transfer into another more suitable class at no additional cost, provided that the request is made within the first two classes and is in writing from your tutor directly to the Education Manager. After that point, an administration fee of $30 will apply.

$275 Limited / $248

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01 Feb

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