Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours of lectures and 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: 8 hours per week; total time commitment 96 hours
|Prerequisites:||670-203; 107-151; 670-357 Beginners Ancient Greek B or an approved equivalent.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||107-253; 670-383; 131-425|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry. |
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CoordinatorDr James Chong-Gossard
In this subject students will translate and discuss the interpretation of a selected drama by the playwright Sophocles. In tutorials, further work is undertaken on grammar and syntax which revises and consolidates the beginners course. Students will also undertake work in Ancient Greek literary and textual criticism. On completion of this subject, students should have consolidated their skills in working with Ancient Greek texts and have discovered some of the many important contributions which reading the original texts can make to understanding the ancient world.
|Assessment:||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 must attend 75% of tutorials andcomplete the assessment test and examination.|
A subject reader will be available.
Pocket Oxford Classical Greek Dictionary (OUP)
|Recommended Texts:|| |
J Morwood, Oxford Grammar of Classical Greek (OUP)
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
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|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Classical Studies and Archaeology |
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