ANCIENT GREEK 1

ANG1001

2016

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.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMaria Herodotou

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ANG1BEA, ANG1BE1, ANG2BE1, ANG3BE1

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

Readings

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

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Ability to discuss issues expressed in texts written in Ancient Greek; ability to speak in Ancient Greek using short sentences, phrases and present tense; ability to translate short texts orally.

Activities:
Class exercises and oral tasks.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

02. Ability to read and comprehend short texts written in Ancient Greek; ability to understand the structure of Ancient Greek language; ability to translate in English short texts written in Ancient Greek.

Activities:
Language exercises, short assignments/translations and tests.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)

03. Ability to work as part of a team.

Activities:
Class activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)

04. To find, critically evaluate and manage information retrieved from dictionaries and grammar books and to begin to apply understanding and synthesis.

Activities:
Written work and language exercises.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Writing (Writing)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaria Herodotou

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one end of semester test (1,600-word equivalent)40 02
one mid-semester test (1,200-word equivalent)30 02
weekly language exercises (1,200-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 04