Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek, Book 1

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Oxford University Press, 1990 - Education - 126 pages
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This course was written for use in schools, colleges, and universities with students who have not necessarily been exposed to any other highly inflected language. The course aims at teaching students to read and understand Greek civilization and culture. All elements in the course are meant to contribute to this end.

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Review: Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek Book I

User Review  - Kris - Goodreads

The stories were fun to read, and the vocab introduced by this text was decent, but this series utterly drops the ball in teaching Greek grammar. Ancient Greek grammar is hard, and learning it is ... Read full review

Review: Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek Book I

User Review  - i! - Goodreads

It is possible to have a language textbook that features an emphasis on reading, even one for beginners, and one that, once it introduces a grammar idea/paradigm, focuses on that grammar idea in a ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Maurice Balme was at Harrow School (retired). Gilbert Lawall is at University of Massachusetts, Amherst.