Ancient Greek: Jenny Morris
"Ancient Greek is the language of the Homeric epics, Iliad and Odyssey, of 5th Century BC drama and philosophy and of the Christian New Testament. It is embedded in many common English words (telephone, cinema, photograph) and gives you direct access to the mythology so many of us love (Jason & the Argonauts, Daedalus & Icarus, Orpheus & Eurydice…..). This course is for complete beginners, starting with the alphabet. We also welcome more advanced learners, who will be given more challenging texts to work with. We shall also do activities for all levels at each session.
This is a continuation of the course started in the Autumn term therefore not
Tutor: Jenny Morris
"Jenny Morris is an Associate Lecturer at the OU and also a schoolteacher, teaching Classics and Philosophy. She read these subjects at the University of Cambridge and undertook postgraduate research at University College London. She was Head of Classics at Bedford High School for Girls for twenty years and continues to teach in local schools. She started working as a tutor here at the REC in 2011 and enjoyed the company of its students ."