- Code GREK2121
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Greek
- Areas of interest Classics and Ancient History
This course continues the study of this key Classical language as students consolidate the basic elements covered in Continuing Ancient Greek, expand their working vocabulary, and are introduced to more advanced grammatical principles. Background information on the literature, culture and history of ancient Greece is woven into the subject matter throughout the semester. Upon completion of the course, students should have sufficient expertise to read texts of moderate difficulty with assistance. Students who complete this course are eligible to progress to Intermediate Ancient Greek II.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Recognize and translate most morphological forms and grammatical structures found in Ancient Greek texts.
- Read and translate at sight passages of Ancient Greek containing a broad range of grammatical structures and a limited range of vocabulary.
- Read and translate a range of passages in Ancient Greek with the aid of a dictionary and/or grammatical reference.
Indicative AssessmentTranslation and Morphology Exercises, 1800 words (35%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3]
Vocabulary Tests, one hour total (10%) [Learning Outcome 1, 3]
45-minute Mid-semester Test (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]
Final Three-hour Examination (40%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact in language classes over 12 weeks.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsJACT, Reading Greek, 2nd edn. 2 vols, CUP, 2007
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