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Discovering Ancient Greek and Latin
Discovering Ancient Greek and Latin

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explain why Greek and Latin are referred to as classical languages

  • understand some of the distinctive features of Greek and Latin and some features they share in common with other languages

  • understand why an English translation cannot represent a passage of Greek or Latin word for word

  • contrast the role of word order and word endings in Greek and Latin with those in English

  • explain the terms case, declension and (for Latin only) conjugation.