• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Classics
  • Areas of interest Classics and Ancient History
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Greta Hawes
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
    See Future Offerings

An innovative introduction to the study of grammar for all those studying a language other than English. The course covers, week by week, a series of topics in what we know as traditional grammar. Students become familiar with examples from English; then they study the same phenomenon in Ancient Greek and Latin.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of traditional grammar as it applies to English, Ancient Greek, and Latin.
  2. Translate short sentences into and from Ancient Greek and Latin, drawing on a small vocabulary and using a number of basic - and more sophisticated - grammatical constructions.

This knowledge may be readily transferred to other languages.

Indicative Assessment

Weekly tests (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]

Weekly assignments (40%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]

Final examination (50%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]

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Workload

Three hours of lectures per week, and seven hours of work outside class per week.

Prescribed Texts

Traditional Grammar (an in-house textbook and workbook)

Preliminary Reading

No preliminary reading

J. R. Hurford, Grammar: A Student's Guide, CUP, 1994

Assumed Knowledge

No assumed knowledge or skills

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1542
2004 $1926
2005 $2286
2006 $2286
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3618
2004 $3618
2005 $3618
2006 $3618
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3750
2011 $3756
2012 $3756
2013 $3756
2014 $3762
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4043 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

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