Monday 11th March
Euripides vocabulary 200-300 (for quiz on Tuesday). Homer as far as 266.
Tuesday 12th March
Check unseen A servant tries to dissuade the aged Iolaus from fighting against the Argives (111).
Friday 15th March
From 267- 310 (this leaves one final session for Friday of Week 1 next term)
Monday 4th March
Odyssey 1.1. Checking: (individually from memory on Tuesday). Odyssey 13 lines as far as line 194. (For Friday: 195-245)
Tuesday 5th March
Check on Homer trial questions. Quiz on Euripides vocabulary. Andromache laments the death of Astyanax (106) and Odysseus argues for the burial of Ajax (110). For next Tuesday:
1. unseen A servant tries to dissuade the aged Iolaus from fighting against the Argives (111).
2. Vocabulary: 301-400
3. Scansion booklet: 1 and 2
Friday 8th March
Odyssey recitation. Homer 194-245
Monday 25th February
Odyssey section 3
Tuesday 26th February
Homeric scansion: unseen 2; return of quiz.
For next Tuesday:
1. unseen 2;
2. Euripides vocabulary, words 201-300 (prepare for quiz);
3. memorise opening five lines of the Odyssey, book 1.
Friday 1st March
Odyssey, section 4
Monday 18th February
Odyssey, Session 1
Tuesday 19th February
Scansion, pp quiz; unseens. For next Tuesday: memorise the lines of Homer; do unseen; pps δοκέω to θάπτω
Friday 22nd February
Odyssey, Session 2
Monday 4th February
Take in written practice comments. Medea 239-285
Tuesday 5th February
principal parts: ἄγγελλω to διδάσκω; numerals; Homeric Greek and how to prepare Homer.
For Week 7: go over pps so far this term, and relook at 1st two pages frοm last term.
Friday 8th February
Medea to line 285-342.
Over reading week:
1. read Odyssey 13 in translation, perhaps a couple of times and write a one paragraph synopsis.
2. put your Medea notes in order. At the very least, identify gaps, and make sute you come to see me with any questions. At best, have it all ready for learning over the Easter vacation.
Monday 28th January
Tuesday 29th January
PP test, as advised. Conditional clauses in Medea. More on Euripdean vocabulary. Please bring scansion booklets.
For Friday: practice Medea question; for Monday: vocabulary (Euripides list, 1-200, copies outside my office); for Tuesday: principal parts: ἄγγελλω to διδἀσκω (see list).
Friday 1st February
Monday 21st January
Tuesday 22nd January
Vocab check; pp quiz. Purpose and result clauses. Annual module survey: my feedback
For next Tuesday:
- write up notes on today's session (spares outside my office);
- remind yourelf (5 minutes) on what we have done on scansion so far
- pps (as on sheet) τρέφω to ἐπαινέω (59-66) (Tuesday).
- Vocabulary: τολμάω to the end (Monday).
Friday 25th January
Medea, 127-167; scansion.
Monday 14th January 2019
Section 2, Medea. Lexica, Logeion and editions
Tuesday 15th January
pp test (no vocabulary today). commands, prohibitions and wishes. Brainstorm, handout. Section 2 Medea (cont.).
for next Tuesday:
- read Morwood on commands, prohibitions and wishes; make overview notes, read and re-read!
- pp 51-58. τρέπω - λανθάνω
- vocabulary: στεφανάω - τοιῦτος
Friday 18th January
Check pp test! Fill in gaps.
Section 3, Medea 61-89
Monday 7th January
List of grammar to be covered (mirroring A level specifications); Reading extrat from Matthew 2 (magi) modelling how to go through a prepared text in class (more than just translation!)
Tuesday 8th January
More from Matthew 2: introduction to aims of reading set text and how to set yourself up to be successful (see handout). Copy of Medea booklets: revision, vocabulary, revision, with schedule. Intriduction to scansion of Greek iambic trimeters.
Prepare 1st section for next Monday. Also double check pp 1-50 for quiz (no vocab this week)
Friday 11th January
Section 1, Medea
Text divided into clauses (sessions 1-4)
Monday 3rd December
Session 3 of Thucydides. Check on vocabulary for Friday test. (pages 7 and 8).
For Tuesday; PP quiz (PP7)
Tuesday 4th December
Last January's exam paper to see the formatPP quiz (sheet 7). More checking on pp6 and 7 of the vocabulary and 45-50 of the principal parts.
Friday 7th December
Return pp quiz. Vocabulary quiz (κέρας- πολίτης). Final section of the Thucydides.
Over the vacation:
- be able to translate both texts perfectly and happy to answer grammar questions.
- go over vocabulary to date.
- go over principal parts 1-50.
Monday 26th November
Tuesday 27th November
Participles; pronouns pp test
Friday 30th November
Thucydides 2 (see sheet);
vocab ἐναντίος - κενός (not tested)
Prepare for Thucydides session 3 and keep going on next chunk of vocabulary.
Monday 19th November
Read Lucian to line 81. PP test on 26-31. We will finish this text on Friday, and then star on the Thucydides on Monday.
Tuesday 20th November
- Feedback on practice exercises from last week.
- PP32-38 - discuss (handouts outside my office)
- Vocabulary quiz on pages 3-4.
- Review of participles
- formation and use
For next Tuesday:
- read Mastronarde (see page: supporting materials), then Morwood p.136-143.
- do exercises on sheet, as appropriate (copies outside my office)
- vocabulary pages 5 and 6, pps 32-38 (next Monday)
Friday 23rd November
Finish the Lucian (shame!) Introduce Thucydides. Prepare Thucydides, using the 'chunked' version and vocabulary list. Continue with vocab; pages 5-6, please.
Monday 12th November
PP test. Read Lucian to line 20. For Friday, prepare to l.53.
Tuesday 13th November
Vocab quiz (pages 1 and 2)
Idiomatic uses of def. article and time, space and place (see relevant pages of Morwood). Exercises to practice (in class, spares are outside my door). Copies of pp 26-31; questions on grammar for Lucian 1-20. Vocabulary quiz (pages 1 and 2).
For next Tuesday: pages 3 and 4 of vocab; principal parts 26 - 31 for Monday.
Friday 16th November
Read Lucian to l.53. Please learn principal parts 26-32 (copy for Seb here) and prepare for Lucian as far as line 81 (next 2 sides). Excellent preparation today!.
Monday 29th October
PP test. Check on conditional clauses - the various possibilities.
For next class: Look at PP4 and describe irregularities and peculiarities in next class. Read through the Lysias we read several times, getting familiar with its syntax. For Friday, go back through all the Greek read through so far, looking at your notes, seeing what you think we have covered so far this term.
Tuesday 30th October
Vocabulary test on Arginusae. Continue with Lysias and the Thirty.
For Reading week: learn/revise principal parts 1-25. Vocabulary: 1st two pages of '80% list'. Do the 'Xenophon chapter' as appropriate. Prepare the first two sides of Lucian Isle of the Blest.
Monday 22nd October
finish Civilian encourages Xenophon; Arginusae 1-19
Tuesday 23rd October
Arginusae - to end, pp and vocab tests.
For Friday: go through Arginusae carefully, more than once and have a list of points of interest you can explain to us. Work on principal parts and vocabulary.
Friday 26th October
Return tests. Hear points of interest from Arginusae and finish chapter. Conditional clauses. Start Lysias.
Monday 15th October
Civilian encourages army officers. Subjunctive overview,
Tuesday 16th October
PP test. More subjunctives - example. Xenophon to line 45. Continue to go over passage several times, and pick out vocabulary from the master list for this term.
Friday 19th October
Optative. Xenophon 46-68. Optative overview.
For Monday: get overview of forms (and learn endings for present and aorist). Produce a summary overview of how the uses of subjunctive and optative overlap/differ. Test on vocabulary of Civilian Encourages... Extract your own list, as I do, using the 80% list.
Monday 8th October
Approach to reading/revision/new material discussed (especially vocabulary)
Start Xenophon - Betrayal! lines 1- foot of page.
- Pick out three points of interest to bring to class
- Make own personal list of vocabulary, and start work on it
- (ditto: tables of endings which are hazy/forgotten)
- Read through several times, using 'clean'copy.
Tuesday 9th October
Continue with Xenophon: formation of subjunctive (all three tenses). Principal parts (for next Tuesday)
Friday 12th October
Overview of subjunctive uses: Xenophon: finish Death by Treachery.
Go over carefully, check on vocabulary, and continue with pps.
Friday 5th October
Introduction to the course. Copy of 80% vocabulary, to be covered this term, partly in class, partly by independent study. Perfect tense.
Link to Sphinx drill