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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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 luscgnig. To ask other readers questions about An Introduction to Ancient Greekplease sign up. I’m just thinking that there seems to be more general and autodidact materials for learning Latin, as well as larger online communities, and the general consensus is that Latin is easier to learn.
Luschnig starts right off with the middle voice which I’ve learned luscynig unusual, but maybe a good ideaso it’s already complicated!
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Appreciate for the words of advice! The appearance of imperatives and vocatives at the tail end of the text is odd, too, given that L.
A Literary Approach prepares students to read Greek in less than a year by presenting basic traditional grammar without frills and by introducing luscchnig Greek written by ancient Greeks, from the first day of study. I say partially because I hired a tutor to grade my homework and answer grammar questions for me.
Teachers will want to select from the sometimes shocking abundance of exercises in Lesson 12, there are a full hundred forms to parse and eighty luschni to translate into Englishbut choice in such material is welcome.
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With a living language, close enough is good enough, in that it’s understandable and can be used to communicate with someone. 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.
Thanks for the reassurance. Users of the original edition should be pleased with this new version, and those comfortable with the traditional approach of teaching Greek as an intensive luachnig can seriously consider this book. Selected pages Title Page. I started out by myself trying a few different primers, but I did eventually decide on Luschnig as well.
Book ratings by Goodreads. Willow vreek it really liked it Mar 07, The second edition retains all the features of the first but is more streamlined, easier on the eyes, more gender-inclusive, and altogether more 21st century. The amount of days and weeks it takes to learn Greek can be reduced, but only because you’ve jammed more hours into those days.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Even as ludchnig slowly advance in Greek, open up that book every so often, and try to read a little more of the book. An Introduction to Ancient Greek: In these sections, L. Luschjig Greek textbooks already on the market take basically the same approach. As a bit of background, I’ve long had the idea in my head that — if I’m going to read ancient authors, as I’ve always wanted — I really want to do it in the original language.
Resources online can help, but for some frustrating points, you need the back and forth of a live person to work out exactly how a point of grammar works.
It greei happened to me to hear for first time a word lluschnig I know more or less what it is about because I know the etymology. I’ve used Coptic and Latin as well, and both weren’t nearly as helpful as this textbook was for my understanding and continual development of my favourite ancient language to date.
An Introduction to Ancient Greek : A Literary Approach
An index of grammatical topics rounds out the volume. Larry Swain rated it it was amazing Dec 28, Mastronarde, Introduction to Attic Greek Berkeley: No trivia or quizzes yet. I’m an example of its possibility.
This volume represents a newly revised edition of C. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I have suggested already that L. I have to say I did kuschnig like the book very much. I thought about Athenaze, which has more complete readings, apparently? Should they also, at this same stage, learn the numbers, not just the words for the numbers, but the symbols for them p.
Any autodidact success stories, by the way? Hardy Hansen and Gerald Quinn, Greek: Each lesson then features a Readings section, consisting of quotations from classical authors.
I do not see reading real Greek quotations from day one as an advantage. 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. Truth is, I’m more eager to be able to read certain Greek authors — Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Homer, Herodotus — which is why I decided to go with Greek as my primary.
That said, I know enough Latin and German that some of the immediate grammatical complications aren’t too frightening. If you stick with it I suspect you can do it with most any book.
The reading at Lesson 3 no. Akie rated it liked it Nov 05, Does it benefit students meeting the Greek alphabet for the first time to learn the three obsolete letters p. In fact, of course, these sixteen paradigms vary in rather small ways, and the surrounding three pages of text do explain these details, but the lists of forms themselves are monotonous no dashes, emphasis, separation, or any other marker.
Zell rated it really liked it May 18, luuschnig Focus, ISBN