Reading Greek 1 (GRKA2620)


This unit provides senior-level students with the essential linguistic foundation to the study of Greek literature, philosophy, culture, and history. No previous knowledge of any foreign language is assumed and all grammatical concepts encountered will be explained. The unit introduces the basics of Greek through the study of grammar, and is valuable for students interested in all aspects of European history, archaeology, language, literature and philosophy.

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Further unit of study information


3x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


Weekly language assignments equivalent to 1250wd (30%) Weekly quizzes equivalent to 1250wd (30%), 1x2hr exam (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


GRKA1600 or GRKA1001 or GRKA2611 or HSC Classical Greek

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.