Living Greek Online High School Summer 2023 Section 2

Living Greek Online High School Summer 2023 Section 2

Living Greek Online High School is an intensive online ancient Greek program designed to introduce high school students to Ancient Greek. This course covers the basics of Greek grammar in order to prepare students to read and discuss authentic Greek texts. The program teaches Ancient Greek both via the traditional grammar translation method and via active language pedagogy, which gives students the opportunity to speak Ancient Greek as a living language.

Sessions for Living Greek Online High School will be held over Zoom. A computer with a good internet connection, a headset, and a webcam are necessary to participate.

The course will run from July 3rd - August 18th, with a one week break from July 31st-August 4th. The program meets for one hour a day Monday through Thursday, for a total of 24 sessions. Sections will be scheduled based on time zone and availability, so students from all over the world are welcome to apply. (Knowledge of English is expected for grammatical explanation and discussion.) Please indicate your availability when you register.

When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6:00pm-7:00pm EDT

Cost
$1250

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Instructor

Nicholas Swift

Nicholas Swift has an M.A. in Classics from the University at Buffalo. He was a graduate student fellow at the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC (2008) and a regular member of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (2011-2012). He was writing a dissertation on the geographer Strabo before leaving to teach at Nichols School in Buffalo, NY. He has published articles on Greek linguistics and literature, including "The Origin of the Greek Alphabet" for Brill's Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics. He is also a painter and avid chess player.