AS Level Classical Greek · OCR (reformed)
Week 1: Monday 26 - Friday 30 March
Week 2: Monday 2 - Friday 6 April
Week 3: Monday 9 - Friday 13 April
Length of Course
Subject to requirement
The course will consist of tailored sessions based on individuals’ requirements, with intensive coverage of the set texts and of practice in translating unseen passages. As for the literature, tuition will concentrate on translation, stylistic assessment and exploring themes and characters of:
Thucydides, Histories, Book 4, 11–14, 21–23 and 26–28
Plato, Apology, 18a7 to 24b2
Homer, Odyssey 10, lines 144–399
Sophocles, Antigone, lines 1–99, 497–525, 531–581 and 891–928
You must clearly state which texts are required at time of booking.
Students will gain an understanding and appreciation of Classical Greek texts within their literary, social and historical contexts.
Where the language is concerned, unseen passages will be translated in class and the grammar and syntax of these analysed closely. Practice in Classical Greek prose composition will also be offered, for those who intend to choose the Prose Composition option in the exam.
OCR Anthology for AS and A level Classical Greek