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CL1252 Elementary Greek II

In this module students complete the study of the textbook Introduction to Attic Greek and study less common morphology, more complex syntax and pragmatics, and expand their vocabulary. Translation skills will be practiced through closely moni¬tored and supervised reading of increasingly less adapted Greek texts.
  • Module Organiser:
    • Dr Martine Cuypers
  • Duration:
    • One term (Jan - Apr)
  • Contact Hours:
    • 22 (2 hours per week)
  • Weighting:
    • 5 ECTS
  • Assessment: 100% continuous assessment (grammar and translation tests)
  • Prerequisites:
    • CL1251 Elementary Greek I

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

  • Recognise and translate a substantial Attic Greek vocabulary
  • Recognise and analyse all key features of Greek morphology and syntax
  • Translate and analyse prepared Greek texts without vocabulary aid
  • Translate short English passages into Greek with limited vocabulary aid

Required Books

  • Donald Mastronarde, Introduction to Attic Greek, second edition (University of California Press, 2013)
  • Intermediate Greek Lexicon, founded upon the seventh edition of Liddell and Scott’s Greek-English Lexicon (Oxford University Press, 1963 and later editions) [please purchase the Intermediate version, not the Abridged version]