Ancient Greek A
Decode the letters, words and language of the Ancient Greeks. Familiarise yourself with grammar and vocabulary rules. Recognise Greek script and phonetic structure. Finish with the knowledge needed to read basic Ancient Greek passages
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- a) Recognize and recall Greek script and phonetic structure; b) Identify and recall Greek grammatical structures at elementary level; c) Recognize and memorize foundational Greek vocabulary.
- a) Assess the grammar required for the translation of simple Greek texts; b) Explore relevant grammatical and lexical reference tools; c) Recognize and recall linguistic metalanguage.
- a) Integrate knowledge of grammar and vocabulary in reading and/or writing simple Greek texts; b) Explore the significance of Greek for the study of relevant ancient cultures.
- Present indicative active and middle-passive verbs: the 1st principle part; nouns of the 1st and 2nd declensions; article
- Imperfect active and middle-passive; adjectives
- Future active and middle: the 2nd principle part; 1st declension nouns
- Aorist active and middle: the 3rd principle part; indirect statement
- 3rd declension nouns
- 3rd declension adjectives; 3rd/1st declension adjectives; irregular adjectives; syntax
- Participles: present, future, aorist active and middle/middle-passive
- Pronouns: interrogative, indefinite, relative indefinite, reciprocal; perfect active: the 4th principle part
- Pronouns: personal and reflexive; possessive adjectives; perfect middle-passive: the 5th principle part
- Comparison of adjectives, adverbs; aorist and future passive: the 6th principle part
- Contract verbs; -MI verbs
- Subjunctive; optative; sequence of moods and dependent clauses; imperative; vocative; verbals
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
Complete a Level 1 Major subject.
No special requirements