• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Classics
  • Areas of interest Classics and Ancient History
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Greta Hawes
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
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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 phenomena 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 some more sophisticated - grammatical constructions.

This knowledge may be readily transferred to other languages.

Indicative Assessment

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

Tests (10%) [Learning Outcome 1]

Exercises done throughout the semester (40%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]

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Workload

Three hours in class per week for 13 Weeks and 7 hours of additional study per week.

Prescribed Texts

Traditional Grammar (an in-house textbook and workbook)

Preliminary Reading

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

Majors

Minors

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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. 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
2016 $2718
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2255 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

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