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Reading Greek: Text by Joint Association of Classical Teachers

This is the text volume that goes along with the Grammar and Vocabulary volume -- they could very well be incorporated into one volume, and perhaps they should be. (Both volumes, and the Independent Study Guide, are essential.)

But the texts are the key to Reading Greek, so maybe there is a pedagogical reason (obviously unknown to me) for presenting them in a separate volume.

The early readings are heavily adapted for the beginning student, but they are rooted in the original texts, which makes this approach far more rewarding than translating sample exercises. From the start youre looking at Demosthenes, Plato, and Aristophanes -- and by the middle of the course you have enough Greek to get the jokes in Aristophanes that are nearly untranslatable into English. That is worth the price of admission alone.

As I mentioned in my comments on the Grammar and Vocab volume, this is not the easiest way to learn Ancient Greek, and is probably not for the absolute beginner. But it is great fun if you have the foundation in place.
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It was merged into the Classical Association with effect from 2 January To quote the JACT website, "The Association was founded in to improve and maintain the quality of the teaching of classics, and for this purpose to provide means by which teachers of classics may help one another and enabling them to reinterpret the traditional discipline in terms appropriate to the present day. To this end, they organize a number of well-supported events, in particular the annual JACT Ancient Greek summer school, which takes place for a fortnight at Bryanston School , Dorset. They also hold the annual Jowett-Sendelar Classics Essay competition, for students around the UK, which gives cash prizes to the winners. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 28 December Categories : United Kingdom organisation stubs Education organization stubs Teacher associations based in the United Kingdom Classical associations and societies.

Originally purchased as a course set book, it's been invaluable as an easy-access guide to all things ancient Greek The World of Athens. Greek Course. The World of Athens is a serious, up-to-date account of the history and culture of fifth century Athens for adults, university students and sixth-formers with an intelligent interest in ancient Greece. The book, which is profusely illustrated, contains chapters on all aspects of the history, culture, values and achievements of Athenian life. Teachers and students of Reading Greek now have a full and instant guide to the cultural and historical topics in which the course is so diverse and rich.

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