Summer Units 2019

Summer Units 2019

Summer Period

A Latin course for complete beginners. This course is ideal for students who desire an introduction to the Latin Language. By the end of the course students shall be able to form and translate simple Latin Sentences.

Time: 4pm till 6pm.

Wednesdays: 3,10,17,24,31 July | 7,21,28 August.

Study Unit Description 

Summer Period

This course is intended for students who have completed Lingua Latina Ab Initio 1 or have a very basic knowledge of Latin. It will enable them to explore selected passages of Latin poetry and prose while confirming and developing the knowledge of grammar necessary to appreciate such texts.

The aim of the course is to develop an ability to respond to language with intelligence and sensitivity - in particular the Latin Language in all its richness and beauty.

Time: 6pm till 8pm.

Wednesdays: 3,10,17,24,31 July | 7,21,28 August.

Study Unit Description 

Summer Period

This course is to familiarize oneself with the Greek alphabet, phonetics and accentuation system and developing one's reading skills through simple phrases, be knowledgeable of basic grammatical rules applied to Modern Greek. 

Acquire confidence and articulate simple phrases of vital importance used in everyday language and gain knowledge through the use of appropriate sources of Greek from a cultural point of view.

Time: 4pm till 6pm.

Wednesdays: 3,10,17,24,31 July | 7,21,28 August.

Study Unit Description 

Summer Period

This is an opportunity to learn the basis of Classic Greek starting from the alphabet. By the end of the course, you will have learnt basic vocabulary, grammar, and reading simple texts of this language that has contributed so much culture and science. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

Optional homework and in-class tests may be set by the lecturer but performance in either of this will have no bearing on certification. This study-unit is for students with no prior knowledge of Classical Greek.

Time: 6pm till 8pm.

Wednesdays: 3,10,17,24,31 July | 7,21,28 August.

Study Unit Description 

Summer Period

This eight-week course will introduce students to the realm of Ancient Greek Mythology. Throughout the study-unit we shall discuss the impact that these myths had on Ancient Greek civilisation and how these myths affected the culture and society of the people that believed in them.

Students will be also introduced to mythology through ancient literary sources such as Homer and Hesiod, as well as through ancient drama such as the tragedies of Euripides.

Time: 6pm till 8pm.

Wednesdays: 3,10,17,24,31 July | 7,21,28 August.

Study Unit Description 

Summer Period

A mixed-focus Thematic Approach which seeks to explore elements of Greek and Roman history through a thematic rather than chronological approach that puts the emphasis on these themes rather than on the narrative.

Time: 4pm till 6pm.

Wednesdays: 3,10,17,24, 31 July | 7,21,28 August.

Study Unit Description 

Summer Period

The Voluntary Work stream will give you the opportunity to help others through your involvement in approved voluntary work projects. This will help you sustain the ‘voluntary’ spirit and get exposure to certain social realities in Malta and abroad.

You will also get the opportunity to work in teams and to learn and develop the necessary support skills thereby enhancing your social skills and learn how to implement effective planning.

To apply: Email - voluntary.degreeplus@um.edu.mt, Phone - 2340 2341.

Available Voluntary Work placements.

  

https://www.um.edu.mt/study/degreeplus/summerunits2019