Introductory Greek, Semi-Intensive, Part II
Monday, Thursday., 8pm (U.S. Eastern Time)
*Please note that this course will run only if two or more students enroll.
Course Description: Part 2 of an intensive introduction to Ancient Greek, spread out over two terms (2 meetings per week, 20 total per term). While this course is the continuation of a course from the fall term, new participants are very welcome.
Level: Beginner-Intermediate students who have covered roughly half of the basic grammar, or more advanced students looking to refresh their knowledge of more advanced grammar in anticipation of taking reading courses in Ancient Greek.
Textbook: 1) Anne H. Groton, From Alpha to Omega: A Beginning Course in Classical Greek (be sure to get the fourth edition, Focus, 2013). 2) Anne H. Groton and James M. May, 46 Stories in Classical Greek (Focus, 2014). Recommended: 1) Jon Buss and Jennifer Starkey, From Alpha to Omega: Ancillary Exercises (second edition, Focus, 2013). 2) James Morwood, The Oxford Grammar of Classical Greek (OUP 2001).
Sections capped at: 5 students. If the course is sold-out, please fill out this waiting-list form.
Telepaideia tuition is non-refundable. However, if you need to cancel your enrollment or withdraw from your class, you may be eligible for a 50% credit, to be used toward a future Telepaideia course. In order to be eligible for this credit, you must notify firstname.lastname@example.org of your withdrawal before the second class meeting has taken place.
Marcello Lippiello has been participating in the Telepaideia program since its inception nearly a decade ago, and is currently in his eighth year as an instructor. He was born and raised in the Bronx, New York, where he received his B.A. in Classical Languages and Theology from Fordham University. He has long had an interest in conversational Latin, earning a Graduate Certificate in Latin Studies from the University of Kentucky's Institutum Studiis Latinis Provehendis in 2005, along with master's degrees in classical languages and classical studies from Kentucky and from Duke University. He is also an alumnus of LGiG 2013 and 2014 (where he played Tiresias in the Bacchae), and has participated in a number of other conversational Greek and Latin workshops through the Polis Institute and through SALVI, including the most recent Synodos Hellenike in July of 2022. He has taught undergraduate college courses in all levels of Latin and Greek at several institutions, including Christendom College in Virginia and the Pontifical College Josephinum in Ohio. He lives with his family in Danbury, Connecticut.