Middle School Greek III

Middle School Greek 3 is a transition course to prepare younger students, or those who want a slower pace, to enter CLRC’s high school level Greek 2 course the following year. The class covers the same material as the first semester of Greek 2 in the high school program —chapters 11-15 of Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek Book I.  Topics covered in the class include the first and second aorist, the imperfect, and -o contract verbs. Relative clauses, comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs, and demonstrative adjectives are also covered.

Middle School Greek 3 is the next step for students who have completed either CLRC Middle School Greek 2 or High School Greek 1.  It is also a good beginning point for students who have had some experience with Greek but may not be quite ready to jump into the faster pace of the full high-school level Greek 2 class.

Students who are unsure of the best class choice should contact Anne Van Fossen, M.A.  to discuss the best placement.

Students should purchase Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek Book I  (students may use the 2nd, 3rd, or 3rd (revised) editions of the text) and the accompanying workbook.

Fall 2020 Registration for this Course Opens on February 27.

Prerequisites: Middle School Greek II  or High School Greek I, or permission of instructor
Instructor:  Patricia Slatin, Ph. D.    pkslatin@gmail.com
Age  Level:  11 - 14 years
Minimum Enrollment: 3
Maximum Enrollment: 10
Tuition per Semester:  $295
Early Registration Discount (before June 1): 10% off!
Class Meets: Tuesdays, 12:30 - 2:00 PM Pacific

(If you would like to enroll in this class but cannot attend at the posted time, please contact us. We may be able to open an additional section.)

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Patricia Slatin, Ph.D.

PatriciaSlatinedPatricia Slatin received her Ph.D. in Classics from the University of California at Berkeley in 2005, with a focus on ancient philosophy, particularly Platonic metaphysics and theology. Thereafter she served as visiting assistant professor at Georgetown University (2007-2009) and postdoctoral teaching fellow at Stanford (2009-2013); recently she taught history and Greek at St. John's Orthodox Academy in San Francisco and Biblical Greek at the San Francisco Theological Seminary. Beyond teaching, Patricia enjoys spending time with her cat, walking in the hills of western Iowa, and volunteering at a local nature preserve.

Anne Van Fossen, M.A., CLRC Classical Languages Program Director

Anne Van FossenAnne Van Fossen (for full bio, click here) has developed the Classical Language Program at the CLRC, and oversees all Classical Language instruction.  Her detailed lessons and assignments lead students through the highly acclaimed Athenaze Introduction to Ancient Greek Course with a wide variety of learning aids developed especially for the CLRC: vocabulary cards, grammar charts, weekly exercises to focus on retention of the myriad verb and noun forms, and regular work to develop English vocabulary based on Greek roots.  Anne works closely with all CLRC Greek teachers and oversees all aspects of the program.


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Athenaze Book I, 3rd Edition

PLEASE NOTE: Students may use the 2nd, 3rd, or 3rd (revised) editions of this textbook.  


Athenaze Workbook I, 3rd Edition

PLEASE NOTE: Students may use the 2nd, 3rd, or 3rd (revised) editions of this workbook.