• 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
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Christopher Bishop
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2021
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This course introduces students to the study of Ancient Greek. It consists of a series of carefully graded readings drawn (for the most part in modified form) from the writers of the Greek world, including Aristophanes and Plato. As students work through these readings they are introduced to the fundamental grammatical principles that underpin Greek and to a basic working vocabulary in Greek.

Learning Outcomes

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:

  1. Recognize and translate around 50% of the morphological forms and grammatical structures found in Ancient Greek texts.
  2. Read and translate at sight passages of Ancient Greek containing a limited range of grammatical structures and a basic foundational vocabulary.
  3. Read and accurately translate simple passages adapted from ancient texts with the aid of a dictionary and/or grammatical reference. 

Indicative Assessment

Weekly exercises  (20%) [Learning Outcome 1]

Translation exercises (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3]

Weekly five-minute tests (10%) [Learning Outcome 1, 2]

Class participation (10%) [Learning Outcome 1, 2, 3]

45-minute mid-semester test (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]

Final three-hour examination (40%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact in language classes over 12 weeks, and
b) 82 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed CLAS1001 or CLAS2011. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course. Incompatible with GREK1102 or GREK6112

Prescribed Texts

JACT, Reading Greek 2nd edn., 2 vols (CUP 2007)

Assumed Knowledge

Basic knowledge acquired in CLAS1001; no required skills

Majors

Minors

Fees

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

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found 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
2021 $3180
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $4890
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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5313 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person View

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