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.


TEXTBOOK

  • Athenaze, An Introduction to Ancient Greek, Book I. 3rd edition, Oxford University Press.


COURSE OUTLINE
We shall cover basic grammar topics and questions of syntax introduced through graded reading, including:

  • 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.


IMPORTANT: 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.


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


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.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.