Classical Greek 5

Course Dates: 24/09/19 - 03/12/19
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Ian Murray

Improve your fluency in reading and translating Greek, helping you to gain a greater knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.


What is the course about?

This course continues from 'Classical Greek 5 Lower: module 3' aiming to improve your fluency in reading and translating Greek, and helping you to gain a greater knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.

What will we cover?

This experienced upper-intermediate class has finished the ‘Reading Greek’ course books, and will be revising more intricate aspects of grammar, and reading unadapted passages of Greek, using ‘Greek Beyond GCSE’. Reading will be combined with grammar instruction and grammatical exercises.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- recognise and translate 3rd person imperatives and dual forms
- be familiar with the articular infinitive (the gerund) and the verbal adjective (the gerundive)
- recognise and use the indefinite construction.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You should have studied Greek for three years. As this course is taught in English, you should be fluent in spoken and written English and also be prepared to take part in class and group discussion on readings. Please look at the rest of the course outline carefully if you feel you need support with your English skills to help you take part fully in this class.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Whole class and group work. Translation, grammar instruction, grammatical exercises. Homework: about 2-3 hours per week.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

‘Greek Beyond GCSE’ by J Taylor pub BCP (either 1st or 2nd edition).

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Classical Greek 5: module 2 in Term 2.

General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details


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It's challenging but immensely rewarding,
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 19/06/2019)
Just do it, lovely teacher, class mates and course!
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 18/06/2019)
It is highly suitable for someone who has a good knowledge of Greek
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 24/03/2019)
difficult material but well worth the effort
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Review by anon / (Posted on 21/03/2019)
A really enjoyable course with a knowledgeable and helpful tutor
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 06/12/2018)
Give it a go, persevere and don't worry if it seems very difficult to master, that's because it is! But the progress you make, although maybe slow and slight will be enormously satisfying!
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 02/12/2018)
The Tutor is very knowledgeable and keen to make sure all students understand the translation and the grammar in the text. It is a Friendly and relaxed class despite the difficulty of the text.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 27/11/2018)
Excellent collegiate atmosphere. All participants contribute and the tutor has an excellent grasp of the language and literature and he is most meticulous in ensuring that all the participants understand the linguistic constructions, many of which are complex and very idiomatic.
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Review by Simon / (Posted on 09/07/2015)
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Course Code: RG029

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Tue, day, 24 Sep - 03 Dec '19

Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)

Full fee: £109.00
Senior fee: £87.00
Concession: £66.00

Or call to enrol: 222-66-889-99

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