Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE CLA1005

 
TITLE Basic Notions of Greek 2

 
LEVEL 01 - Year 1 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 2

 
DEPARTMENT Classics and Archaeology

 
DESCRIPTION This study-unit is intended for students with some knowledge of Greek. It will tackle Greek syntax through sentences adapted from Greek proverbs and others in English to be translated into Greek. Attention is also given to etymology.

Aims:

To enable students to handle Greek sentences and proverbs of moderate complexity;
To offer students the opportunity to enlarge their knowledge of various aspects Ancient Greek culture as a by-product to their study of the language;
To make students aware of the continuous relevance of Ancient Greek language and culture through the centuries.

Outcomes:

To possess knowledge of the rudiments of Ancient Greek syntax;
To read and understand Greek sentences composed in simple syntax;
To be able to cite more examples attesting to the legacy of Greek culture in the history of Western culture.

Reading List:

Hillard, A. E., Botting, C. G. and M. A. North (1992) Elementary Greek Exercises. London: Duckworth.

Notes will also be delivered in class by the lecturer.

 
RULES/CONDITIONS Before TAKING THIS UNIT YOU MUST TAKE CLA1004
In TAKING THIS UNIT YOU CANNOT TAKE CLA1006

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Examination (1 Hour) SEM2 Yes 100%

 
LECTURER/S Jurgen R. Gatt

 
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