Ancient Greek Intermediate Consolidation - Online

This course is for those who have a good 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.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Online

TEXTBOOK

  • Athenaze, An Introduction to Ancient Greek, Book II, 3nd edition, Oxford University Press.

COURSE OUTLINE

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. Based on the Athenaze course from Section 14 & 15, we shall cover Grammar Topics and questions of syntax introduced through graded reading, including:

  • Revision of all verb forms
  • Subjunctive mood (it's use in syntax)
  • 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 unabridged extracts from Ancient Greek prose and poetry.
  2. Have developed skills in analysing complex syntactical structures.
  3. Understand the relationship Ancient Greek history, society and literature.

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.

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