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GCSE CLASSICAL GREEK BOOKS



1. Greek Stories
Author: John Taylor and Kristian Waite

Greek Stories is an ideal first reader for students of Classical Greek. It offers 100 self-contained passages of manageable length, chosen for their intrinsic interest and adapted from a wide range of ancient authors.

2. Greek to GCSE: Part 1 &  Part 2
Author: John Taylor

This textbook has become a standard resource for students in the UK and for readers across the world who are looking for a clear and thorough introduction to the language of the ancient Greeks.


Author: John Taylor
This is the OCR endorsed publication from Bloomsbury for the Greek GCSE set text prescriptions examined from 2018 to 2023

4. Vocab Express – OCR GCSE Classical Greek
Vocab Express is an online package that engages students to learn vocabulary independently for Modern Languages.


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GCSE Modern Greek resources and books

Content and assessment overview 

The Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9–1) in Greek consists of four externally examined papers based on the following skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Students must complete their speaking assessment in April/May and all other assessments in May/June in any single year.

Each paper is available at Foundation tier or Higher tier. Students must be entered for a single tier across all papers.

The use of dictionaries is not permitted. For Paper 2 this includes during the preparation time.

Here you can find what you need to take Modern Greek GCSE exams:

Resources

Specification Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9 - 1) in Greek (1GK0) First teaching from September 2017 First certification from June 2019
download here: https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/Greek/2017/specification-and-sample-assessments/SAMs_GCSE_L1-L2_in_Greek_August_2016_Draft.pdf
Sample Assessment Materials Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9 - 1) …

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the importance of pedagogy over technology. Technology should not be the main focus on teaching or learning process, but rather a component which improves and enriches the teaching and learning experience, and which is carefully integrated into the curriculum planning.the need to align assessment with learning outcomes. Do not get carried away with the numerous opportunities that technology offers. Stay focused on the learning outcomes as technology has the potential to be a distraction.make sure that students are familiar using the technologies well before teaching the class. This way any …

Basic Greek expressions no 1

Saying hello, goodbye & how are you
Saying what you are called & asking someone else’s name

In Greece and Cyprus people tend to be informal with each other and seldom use each other’s surnames. You may well hear people addressed as, for example, Mr. George (κύριεΓιώργο) or Mrs. Anna ( κυρίαΆννα), which expresses both respect and friendliness.
KEY PHRASES/ saying hello and goodbye Kαλημέρα (σας)!                         Good morning/ day ( to you) Κaleemehra (sass) Γειά σας!/ Γειά σου                       hello! (formal &plural/  Ya sass/ ya soo                                                     Informal) Goodbye!
The letters in bold in the transliterated words denote the stressed sounds in the Greek words. Notice the accent ΄indicating which sound in a word is stressed.


·In general,γειασουis used to address one person, and