Intermediate Ancient Greek C

Subject 107-252 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2009.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Three hours of lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week , 4 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
Prerequisites: VCE Ancient Greek, CLAS10005 (Beginners Ancient Greek B) or an approved equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Parshia Lee-Stecum
Phone: 8344 5386
Subject Overview: In this subject students translate and discuss the interpretation ofAncient Greek literary texts deriving from the core classical corpus. Intutorials, further work is undertaken on grammar and syntax which revisesand consolidates the beginners course. Students will also undertake workin Ancient Greek literary and textual criticism. On completion of thissubject students should have consolidated their skills in working withAncient Greek texts and have discovered some of the many importantcontributions which reading original texts can make to understanding theancient world.
  • have read a number of Ancient Greek texts in the original and consolidated their knowledge of grammar and syntax and extended their vocabulary;
  • have encountered texts in a variety of genres and styles.
Assessment: For 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students: Weekly translations tests, equivalentto 750 words 10% (held each week throughout the semester), weekly tutorialexercises, equivalent to 1250 words 30% (due each week throughout thesemester), a 1-hour assessment test, equivalent to 1000 words 30% (held inthe middle of the semester), a 1-hour examination, equivalent to 1000words 30% (held during the examination period). 4th year students willcomplete an additional research task of 1000 words 20% (due during theexamination period), with a reduction of the weightings of the aboveassessment tasks. Hurdle requirements: In order to be eligible for finalassessment students at all levels must attend 75% of tutorials andcomplete the assessment test and examination.
Prescribed Texts: A subject reader will be available.
Breadth Options:

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Generic Skills:
  • possess critical thinking skills;
  • be able to think in theoretic terms;
  • be familiar with the communication conventions of another culture.
Related Course(s): Diploma in Arts (Ancient Languages)
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology

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