While online sites or resources to type in Greek can’t be used, if a resource or application can be downloaded and used in offline mode, this could be allowed. Before using any resources in exams, please contact us to confirm its use is permitted.
The following guidance outlines some alternative options which have been used by candidates to incorporate Greek characters into their typed responses:
A – Type all the answers which need to be in English and leave space to add the Greek words by hand after printing.
B – Write out the Greek quotes on the answer booklet, referring to them as quote 1 etc, and then in the typed answer make reference to these hand written quotes (see quote 1, for example).
C – Type all the answers which need to be in English using the keyboard and input the Greek words letter by letter using the "Insert > Symbol" option within the word processing software.
D – Type all the answers which need to be in English using the standard keyboard then switch the language of the keyboard to Greek (or change to a Greek keyboard) and type the words that need to in Greek (the candidate would need to have a lot of time to learn this technique prior to the examination). Keyboard stickers would be acceptable if this method was to be used, and students could switch back and forward during the exam.
E – If the candidate has a non-interactive electronic version of the paper, they could copy and paste Greek characters or words into their word-processed document. However, there is no guarantee that all the necessary characters or words that a student wants to use would be in the paper. This technique is most useful when quoting words found in passages.
Whichever technique is used, a note should be made on the cover sheet if there are answers in both an answer booklet and on word-processed sheets.