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NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
GRE 201 - 202 - INTERMEDIATE ANCIENT GREEK I-II (3 CR.) (3 CR.)


COURSE DESCRIPTION

Introduces the reading of classical and Koine Greek with a review of Greek grammar, forms, and syntax. Lecture 3 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

The purpose of Intermediate Ancient Greek study is to enable the student to read the classical literature of antiquity.

ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCY

Prerequisites are GRE 101-2 - "Introduction to Ancient Greek I-II" or successful completion of its equivalent in high school, or division permission.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The objective is to lead the student away from elementary structural drills and towards more complex skills in reading and some writing.

MAJOR TOPICS TO BE COVERED

    1. Reading and understanding short narratives and orations.
    2. Perfect complex grammatical structures, such as relative pronouns, phrases and conditional statements.
    3. Readings and short cultural and literary selections.
OPTIONAL TOPICS

Readings of longer selections from the literature of Homer, Sophocles, and the New Testament.


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