Advanced Ancient Greek C

Subject 670-394 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2009.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Three hours per week
Total Time Commitment: Total of 8.5 hours per week.
Prerequisites: CLAS20013 (Intermediate Ancient Greek A) , CLAS20014 (Intermediate Ancient Greek B) , CLAS20015 (Intermediate Ancient Greek C) and CLAS20016 (Intermediate Ancient Greek D) , or an approved equivalent, or admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth year honours in classics.
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: This subject is designed to provide the opportunity for extensive reading and class discussion of Ancient Greek literary and non-literary texts. The focus is on reading various complete texts, rather than extracts, to facilitate engagement of linguistic and hermeneutical study in a fully integrated fashion.
  • have read a number of Ancient Greek texts in the original, consolidating their knowledge of grammar and syntax and extending their vocabulary;
  • have encountered texts in a variety of styles and genres.
Assessment: For 3rd year students: A 1-hour in-class test, equivalent to 1000 words 20% (held in the middle of the semester), a second in-class test, equivalent to 1000 words 30% (held at the end of semester), and a 2-hour examination, equivalent to 2000 words 50% (held during the examination period). For 4th year students: A 1-hour in-class test, equivalent to 1000 words 20% (held in the middle of the semester), a second in-class test, equivalent to 1000 words 20% (held at the end of semester), a research assessment task of 1000 words 20% (due during the examination period), and a 2-hour examination, equivalent to 2000 words 40% (held during the examination period).
Prescribed Texts:
Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

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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.
Notes: Formerly available as 107-352. Students who have completed 107-352 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.

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