Lost Greece — Summer 2024

This intermediate Ancient Greek course focuses on exploring lost places

Protoclassic Staff
May 31, 2024

Course Code: GRE 201
Teacher: Erika Aranza F.
Term: Summer 2024 (June 21-August 29)
Class Sessions: There will be five sessions over the term period.

Assignments and Course Work

Major Projects

Students will complete three short essays in Ancient Greek on depopulated sites or ruins in the ancient world, all to be delivered on July 5, July 19, and August 23, respectively.

Readings & Course Materials

Athenaze, Volume II (Italian Edition). Capitolo XVII-XX.

Grading & Assessment

Students will receive grades for each of their major projects. In class-performance will also be graded based on the following criteria.

  • Grammar (1 for complete misidentification of grammatical forms and structures to 10 for fully able to parse sentences)
  • Vocabulary (1 for unable to understand all/basic words to 10 for no vocabulary questions asked)
  • Preparation (1 for when student is completely unprepared to 10 when studennts made the absolute most effective use of class time)

Target Audience and Prerequisites

This course is designed for Upper Beginner Ancient Greek students who have completed 1 year (or equivalent) of college Greek and/or have been tested at or near CEFR A2 level proficiency. Students must prepare and/or bring their own textbook material.

Learning Objectives

  • Students will become comfortable reading Ancient Greek adapted for learners.
  • Students will explore new ways to express themselves in Ancient Greek.
  • Students will build habits of input leading to stronger reading skills.



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