Vocabulary from C. A. E. Luschnig’s “An Introduction to Ancient Greek” (2nd ed.), the textbook used by undergraduates at St. John’s College. Lessons follow. To that end I’ve picked up Luschnig’s Introduction Ancient Greek: A Literary But I’m having trouble finding something that uses Luschnig. C.A.E. Luschnig, An Introduction to Ancient Greek: A Literary Approach. Second edition, revised by C.A.E. Luschnig and Deborah Mitchell.

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The next three lessons lay out luscnig derived from the first three principal parts imperfect tense in Lesson 2, future in Lesson 3, and aorist in Lesson 4. I like that she provides the Greek terms for various parts of speech and other grammatical terms, but do not see where it gives students an advantage in their reading skills. This book focuses on reading ancient Greek more than writing or speaking it. Groton, From Alpha to Omega: Reading Ancient Greek offers more advanced selections such as The Crito, the Didache, and readers containing selections from Herodotus and non-literary Koine sources.

It won’t lushcnig easy, but its possible.

An Introduction to Ancient Greek : C. A. E. Luschnig :

The memorization is brutal, especially if you have no previous foreign language experience. Luschnig’s An Introduction to Ancient Greek: Figure out your method of memorization, whether it’s speaking out loud, or visualizing it within a grid. The book is relatively not very thick, meaning easy to carry, yet densely grdek with materials.

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This is surprisingly the most important aspect, because luscunig a long long long long time, you won’t be reading any grdek Greek at all, but what’s known as “exercise Greek. For a different assessment, see BMCR Filled with useful exercises and vocabulary lists, as well as easily explained lessons and facts, this textbook is a definite essential for those wanting to learn the language. The instruction is more detailed and you are eased into reading somewhat simplified texts at the beginning, then moved towards real Greek texts as you learn.

Students need earlier exposure to the more common items so that they have as much practice and exposure as possible when they begin encountering them regularly in the ancient authors.

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Full vocabulary notes, virtually brief essays on key terms in Greek, also enrich each lesson. An Introduction to Ancient Greek: Cassandra Brecht rated it liked it Jun 13, Lessons 5 and 6 shift the focus to nouns and adjectives of the third declension. My students and I have used the text happily for years, and this new edition is even better than its predecessor. Much appreciated for the advice.

An Introduction to Ancient Greek: A Literary Approach

Nothing will stop you colder in your tracks than not understanding a grammatical construct, especially as an autodidact, where it’s easier to give up than it is to push on because you’re threatened with a bad grade. Luschnig Snippet view – A Literary Approach prepares students to read Greek in less than a year by presenting basic traditional grammar without frills and by introducing real Greek written by ancient Greeks, from the first day of study.

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Moreover, there is no sense of which paradigms represent the majority of luxchnig in this declension. It is supported by a Web site for teachers and learners. Log in or sign up in seconds.

Keith rated it really liked it Oct 19, Ancient Greek is magic. A Literary Approach over Christmas. This volume represents a newly revised edition of C. A Literary Approach is a traditional beginner’s text, written in a conversational tone, as though between equals of good will and common purpose.

We can notify you when this item is back in stock. There are numerous practice sections, including many passages of classical texts to decode, but no answers given. Reading Ancient Greek Reading Ancient Greek offers more advanced selections such as The Crito, the Didache, and readers containing selections from Herodotus and non-literary Koine sources.

A Literary Approach prepares students to read Greek in less than a year by presenting basic traditional grammar without frills and by introducing real Greek written by ancient Greeks, from the first day of luscjnig.

LuschnigDeborah Mitchell. My library Help Advanced Book Search. It would have been helpful for entries to indicate in what chapter each word is introduced.