Introduction to Attic Greek: Volume 3

We are pleased to share the third volume of this Learning Module at Hour 25: Introduction to Attic Greek.

This comprises a series of video presentations made by Leonard Muellner (Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies at Brandeis University) and Belisi Gillespie. They cover the content covered in two semesters of a college-level Introduction to Ancient Greek course. These videos are designed to be used in conjunction with the book Greek: An Intensive Course by Hardy Hansen and Gerald M. Quinn. Volume 3 covers material from units 8–10.

You can find the complete video playlist here.

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This is a suggested syllabus for Units 8–10, with references to numbered sections from Greek: An Intensive Course by Hansen and Quinn.

Week 1: Start Unit 8
Week 2: Unit 8 Continued
Week 3: Start Unit 9
Week 4: Unit 9 Continued
Week 5: Start Unit 10
Week 6: Unit 10 Continued
Week 7: Review Units 8 to 10

Week 1: Start Unit 8

Section 65: Participles (pages 203–204)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 43_Unit 8 The wonderful world of participles

Section 66: Formation and Declension of the Active Participles (pages 204–208)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 44_Unit 8 Forming Active Participles 1

Section 67: Formation and Declension of the Middle and Passive Participles (pages 208–211)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 45_Unit 8 Middle / Passive Participles

Refer to the handy summary chart on page 212

Week 2: Unit 8 Continued

Section 69: Attributive Use of the Participle (pages 213–214)

Section 70: Circumstantial Use of the Participle (pages 214–216)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 46_Unit 8 How to Translate Participles 1

Section 71: The Adjective πᾶς, πᾶσα, πᾶν, “all, every; whole” (page 217)

Vocabulary and Vocabulary Notes (pages 218–220)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 47_Unit 8 πᾶς and Vocabulary

 

Week 3: Start Unit 9

Reading:
Sections 72, 73

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 48_Unit 9 Alpha Contracts

Reading:
Section 74

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 49_Unit 9 Formation of Epsilon Contract Verbs

Learn Ancient Greek: 50_Unit 9 Principle Parts of Epsilon Contract Verbs

Week 4: Unit 9 Continued

Reading:
Section 75, 76, 77

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 51_Demonstrative Pronouns

Reading:
78, 79, 80, 81
Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 52_Unit 9 Genitives and Datives

Reading:
Vocabulary
Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 52a_Unit 9 Vocabulary

Week 5: Start Unit 10

Reading:
Section 82: More Third-Declension Nouns (pages 259–262)

Related videos:

Learn Ancient Greek: 53_Unit 10 Kinship terms

Learn Ancient Greek: 54_Unit 10 s Stem Neuters and Masculine Names

Learn Ancient Greek: 55_Unit 10 i Stem and u Stem Nouns

Reading:
Section 83: Third-Declension Adjectives (pages 263–264)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 56_Unit 10 Third Declension Adjectives

 

Week 6: Unit 10 Continued

Reading:
Section 84: Contracted Verbs with Present Tense Stems in -ο- (pages 264–268)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 57_Unit 10 o Contract Verbs

Reading:
Section 85: Verbs with Contracted Futures

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 58_Unit 10 Contract futures

Reading:
Section 86: Accusative Subject of the Infinitive

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 59_Unit 10 Subjects of infinitives

Reading:
Section 87: Result Clauses

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 60_Unit 10 Natural and Actual Results

Reading:
Section 88: Compound Verbs

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 61_Unit 10 Compound Verbs

Vocabulary (pages 272–276)

Related video:
Learn Ancient Greek: 61a_Unit 10 Vocabulary

Week 7: Review Units 8 to 10

Review and Self-Correcting Examinations: Pages 289–303