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Greek of the Week Season Three: Mythology of Gods, Beasts and Heroes

In this chatty and funny ongoing class, we will share more wisdom and weirdness from Ancient Greece. Serious intellectual silliness - myths, history and literature.
Jonny Walker (he/him) - MA (Uni of Cambridge)
491 total reviews for this teacher
23 reviews for this class
Completed by 89 learners
Class
55 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
8-12
year olds
3-15
learners per class
per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Next on Sun Aug 14

Meets Once per week
Sunday
4:30pm - 5:25pm
5 learners enrolled
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Next on Thu Aug 18

Meets Once per week
Thursday
7:30am - 8:25am
10 learners enrolled
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Next on Thu Aug 18

Meets Once per week
Thursday
6:30pm - 7:25pm
5 learners enrolled
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Description

Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
You are going to learn a whole lot of stories about Ancient Greece: this includes myths, legends, stories of heroes and war, and also the stories of the gods and goddesses.

You will get lots of chances to share your own stories and facts, and to learn with each other in the class too.

We will focus on how to be an engaging storyteller and how to use Ancient Greek tales to help our thinking. This is a class to build your confidence and friendships, just as much as your speaking and Greek knowledge.

We will have a lot of fun in class with all these weird stories.
I have ten years of experience as a primary school teacher in East London, and am currently working as a specialist English teacher in my own education consultancy. I teach poetry, classics, creative writing and public speaking, and am skilled at supporting children to talk  openly, think deeply, and feel comfortable in their learning communities.

There is no compulsory homework at all, but we will all be encouraged to read and share stories that link to the interests of the class. I will share books occasionally in class and can provide book suggestions for any interested learners or parents.
None.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
No assessments or assignments - this is about the joy of shared storytelling. 

I am always happy to message with parents, and actually, I find that this is more useful. I want the class to be as enjoyable and helpful as possible for them.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
The Ancient Greek stories are often violent. I am an experienced primary teacher, and tell them in a way that is appropriate, at a level similar to that found in children's literature. I make it quite cartoonish where I can, and avoid stories that are too mature in their content.

Teacher

Jonny Walker (he/him) - MA (Uni of Cambridge)
🇬🇧
Lives in the United Kingdom
Headful of stories, mouthful of myths.
491 total reviews
191 completed classes

About Me

June Updates

Hey! My Greek myth classes are all open now, running Thursdays and Sundays, with times to suit learners worldwide. 

I run a Word Up public speaking class once a week at around 4:30pm Korean time on a Wednesday.


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