Greek Stories: A GCSE Reader (2nd Edition)

December 1, 2020
Greek Stories: A GCSE Reader (2nd Edition)

Greek Stories is an ideal first reader for students ofClassical Greek. It offers 100 self-contained passages ofmanageable length, chosen for their intrinsic interest and adaptedfrom a wide range of ancient authors. Generous help is given, witha short introduction to each story and glossing of all proper namesand non-GCSE vocabulary. The collection will also be attractive toolder students beginning or returning to the language.Updated to match the 2016 OCR specification, this edition hasbeen restructured to reflect the new examinations, which now have asingle language paper.Section 1 provides 30 passages, starting withvery short and simple stories and building up to the level of thecurrent OCR GCSE.Section 2 provides 30 differentiated passagesof increasing difficulty on historical topics.Section 3 provides 20 shorter passages ofuniform length on mythological topics, with comprehensionquestions, in the style of Section A of the new GCSE languagepaper.Section 4 provides 20 passages on historicaltopics, with comprehension and unseen sections, in the style ofSection B of the new GCSE language paper.The new edition is supported by a companion website with ananswer key and additional passages.