To give students the knowledge, comeptence and confidence to start reading written documents and literature from ancient Greece in their original language, working with the coursebook and unadapted (''real'') texts;
To introduce the shape and structure of ancient Greek words and sentences, taking students through the alphabet, articles (''the'', a''), cases, nouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, pronouns, verb forms and uses, and the present tense in active and middle voices;
To familiarize students with appropriate terminology, methods, techniques and resources for language learning;
To prepare students for research with texts written in ancient Greek, and to make them better equipped for the study of ancient Greek literature, society and culture.
To identify basic features in the shape and structure of ancient Greek language and to develop a strong command of encountered vocabulary.
To understand and translate sentences and passages of ancient Greek from the coursebook and ''real'' texts.
To use appropriate terminology, methods, techniques and resources to study ancient Greek (and other foreign languages) successfully.
To be familiar with some classical Greek concepts and idioms in the original language, and so gain insights into ancient Greek literature, society and culture.