Preliminary Greek I W18 (GREK*1100)
Code and section: GREK*1100*01
Term: Winter 2018
Instructor: P. O'Cleirigh
This is a beginning course for students with little or no knowledge of Classical Greek.
- to introduce students to the language of Classical Greece, in particular to the basic principles of grammar and syntax in an inflected language
- to provide a basic vocabulary for the reading of introductory Greek texts
- to demonstrate that much of modern English vocabulary is derived from Greek
- to introduce students to the culture that provides the foundation for Western civilization.
Method of presentation:
Three (3) classroom hours