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A Level Classical Greek (OCR)

A Level Classical Greek

Dates Available

  • Week 1: Monday 29 March – Friday 2 April
  • Week 2: Monday 5 – Friday 9 April
  • Week 3: Monday 12 – Friday 16 April

Boards

OCR H444

Length of Course

As required.

Times

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:

Prose Literature

Thucydides, Histories, Book 4, 29–40 or Plato, Apology, 35e to end or Xenephon, Memorabilia, Book 1.II.12 to 1.II.38

Verse Literature

Homer, Odyssey 9, lines 231-460 or  Sophocles, Antigone, lines 162–222, 248–33, 441–496, 998–1032 or Aristophanes, Acharnians 1–203, 366–392

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.

Texts

OCR Anthology for AS and A level Classical Greek

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