Elementary Greek I
Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Introduces students to the study of Ancient Greek, as written and spoken in Athens in the fifth and fourth centuries BC, with some attention to koine Greek. Reading in the original language is accompanied by basic grammatical and syntactical instruction.
1. To achieve a knowledge of vocabulary and grammar appropriate to 1000 level
2. To gain an understanding of common word order and grammatical constructions employed by Greek writers, and thus facilitate the reading of texts.
3. To read and understand specially prepared and graded Greek texts.
4. To enhance one's command of English by appreciation of its relation to and differences from ancient Greek.
The course covers the alphabet, simple word-order, the most common verb forms (active and middle verbs, four tenses, and participles), and the basic cases of all nouns and adjectives, and introduces a basic vocabulary sufficient to enhance understanding of Greek society.
Modes of Delivery
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term