Ancient Greek Intermediate 2

This course is for those who have a basic knowledge of Classical Greek grammar. We read passages in Greek abridged from original sources, providing an insight into the culture. 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 & Book II (3rd edition), Maurice Balme & Gilbert Lawall revised by James Morwood, Oxford University Press


COURSE OUTLINE
We shall cover Grammar Topics and questions of syntax introduced through graded reading, including:

  • Verbs – omicron contracted verbs; passive forms and mi verbs
  • adjectives and adverbs – comparitives and superlatives
  • Genitive absolute
  • Integrated discussion of culture and literature

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

  1. Read and understand easy 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.

$275 Limited / $248

This course is for those who have a basic knowledge of Classical Greek grammar. We read passages in Greek abridged from original sources, providing an insight into the culture. Through reading we

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12 Oct

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