Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are introduced to the ancient Greek language. The emphasis is upon learning to read the language with confidence and fluency. Texts deal with aspects of the historical and cultural world of the Greeks, who have exercised a major influence on European traditions. Ancient Greek will be of interest to those studying ancient religious traditions, philosophy, history, theology, art history, linguistics, literature and modern Greek.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorChristopher Mackie

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjects ANG1BEA, ANG1BE1, ANG2BE1, ANG3BE1

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsReading Greek: Grammar and ExercisesPrescribedJACT2ND ED.: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2007
ReadingsReading Greek: Text and VocabularyPrescribedJACT2ND ED.: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2007

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Mackie

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementComments%
one end of semester test (1,600-word equivalent)40
one mid-semester test (1,200-word equivalent)30
weekly language exercises (1,200-word equivalent)30