The Winter Refresher Day offers students the opportunity to either have a taste of or refresh your Latin or Classical Greek with introductory sessions as well as for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced students.
All classes run concurrently online on Saturday 6th January 2024 from 10am until 3.30pm GMT.
Students will be provided with worksheets and handouts and it is not necessary to purchase a textbook. The fee for this intensive revision day is £39 and is open to all aged 14 and over.
The following courses are available:
Beginners Latin is for students wishing to revise the basic grammar principles. Students will key vocabulary to conquer the introductory chapters of their chosen textbook.
Intermediate Latin is for students who already have the basics of Latin. You already understand what the different cases are, at least one or two of the declensions, and the Present Tense Active forms of verbs. Students who have registered will be asked what they would like to revise.
Advanced Latin: this class will read selections from Ovid and Livy, and points of grammar will be explained as they arise.
The Introduction to Classical Greek taster course is for students who have no prior knowledge of Greek. Participants will be introduced to the alphabet and the class will experience a flavour of Classical Greek.
Beginners Greek is for those seeking to refresh the key elements of the language. Students will cover the basic grammar principles to kickstart their revision, and examine some key vocabulary to help students conquer the introductory chapters of their chosen textbook.
Lower Intermediate Greek is for those who already know some ancient Greek. You already understand the present tense active forms, first and second declension nouns and prepositions. The class will hope to cover third declension nouns, Present and Aorist Participles, and the Passive and Middle voice. Registered students will be asked if there is anything in particular they wish to revise.
Upper Intermediate Greek is for those students who are familiar with first, second and third declension nouns, Present, Imperfect, Aorist and Future tenses in the Active, Middle and Passive voices. The class will hope to cover Contract Verbs, Indirect Statements and the Subjunctive and Optative moods.
Advanced Greek: this class will read selections from Euripides and Xenophon, and points of grammar will be explained as they arise.