Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 4 hours of language classes per week |
Total Time Commitment:
96 hours over the semester.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students who have passed any of the following subjects are not permitted to enrol in this subject:
Beginners Ancient Greek A under the codes 107-150, 670202 or 670-356
Intensive Beginners Ancient Greek A under the codes 131-349, 131-249 or 131-104
Students who have passed any of the subjects listed below are not permitted to enrol in this subject:
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
This subject teaches students to read Ancient Greek. It covers word formation, grammatical concepts, sentence formation and translation, and the reading of simple texts. Students are introduced to Ancient Greek of various styles, media and periods. The aim is for students to acquire the elements of the grammar, syntax and vocabulary of Ancient Greek, and attain reading skills, sufficient to begin reading literary and non-literary texts.
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
Short tests in lectures, equivalent to 750 words 10%. weekly grammar exercises equivalent to 1250 words 30%, a 1-hour assessment test, equivalent to 1000 words 30% (mid-semester). a 1-hour final examination, equivalent to 1000 words 30% (in the examination period).
Hurdle requirement: students must attend a minimum of 75% of classes in order to pass this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day; after five working days, no late assessment will be marked. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Luschnig, An Introduction to Ancient Greek. a literary approach (2nd edition) Hackett Publishing
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://classics-archaeology.unimelb.edu.au/|
Classical Studies and Archaeology |
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology Major
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Ancient Greek |
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