Summary: First Greek Course is based on the Greek textbook, written by W.H.D. Rouse and revised for modern audiences by Anne Mahoney. This text is modeled on the ''direct method'' of language learning, which is nearly an immersion program where as much of the work of teaching and learning is conducted in the native language. The key advantage to such an approach is that students are actively involved in the language. They learn not only to read it, but to speak and write in it. Rouse's Greek ...show moreBoym the Greek reader, is a companion that carefully follows the progression of this text.