Scribo wrote:Yes Assimil does have good audio, the male is pretty good but, bizarrely, he sounds Germanophonic, which makes no sense since its a French course by a French company.
Paco wrote:At the moment, I would like recommendations of free recordings of Homer spoken (not chanted/sung).
spiphany wrote:He is. The speaker is Stefan Hagel, an Austrian scholar who has done a lot of work on the pronunciation of classical Greek (he has several articles and recordings online in various places). So there is a logic to it.
I really ought to put up a review of it.
...I've sort of been collecting these things.
spiphany wrote:1) The audio files which I have (with Hagel as one of the speakers) I received in 2010; I don't know when they were produced. Possibly 2003.
2) The iota subscript is pronounced in the recordings.
As for courses with audio materials, two cross my mind: Assimil's Le grec ancien, and Athenaze in English and Italian.
2) Athenaze teaches Attic mainly, but the second edition of its English version has quite some other things, such as excerpts from the New Testament. It is intended to make the course more enjoyable, but will it actually hinder the acquisition of the Attic dialect? As far as I know, it is better for beginners to treat each dialect as absolutely distinct constructs and focus on a single dialect.
Scribo wrote:Has anyone heard/seen? http://www.amazon.co.uk/Ancient-Greek-P ... +tragedies
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