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Discovering Ancient Greek and Latin
Discovering Ancient Greek and Latin

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11 Reading Greek

Learning a language inevitably involves learning the meanings of individual words. You will be familiar with this process if you have studied a foreign language before. Perhaps you have created flash cards or drawn up lists of those annoying words that, for some reason, never seem to stick in the memory. Greek is no exception in this respect, although in learning Greek you have the advantage that some Greek words are the ancestors of English ones.