- Code GREK1102
- 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 , European Languages
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 the Greek language and to a basic working vocabulary in Greek.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- learn approximately 50% of the grammar and syntax required for fluent reading of Ancient Greek texts;
- read and translate at sight passages of Ancient Greek containing a limited range of grammatical structures and a basic foundational vocabulary; and
- read and translate a greater range of passages in Ancient Greek with the aid of a dictionary and/or grammatical reference.
- Regular tests (10) [LO 1,2]
- Regular assignments (40) [LO 1,2,3]
- Final examination (50) [LO 1,2]
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Workload130 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
JACT, Reading Greek 2nd edn., 2 vols (CUP 2007)
Basic knowledge acquired in CLAS1001; no required skills
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