Intermediate Greek II

Course code GREK2502Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

Consists of parallel reading grammar classes, and introduces students to the reading and comprehension of major Greek classics. It facilitates entry to advanced level Greek courses which lead to a major (GREK3520, 3530, 3540, 3550).

Not available in 2014

Previously offered in 2012, 2011
Objectives1. To complete formal grammar points not covered at 1000 and 2000 level.

2. To gain a good understanding of major grammatical constructions employed by Greek writers, and thus facilitate the reading of texts.

3. To read and understand Greek texts of a standard suited to students who have completed at least two semesters of Greek.

4. To enhance one's command of English by appreciation of its relation to and differences from ancient Greek.
ContentCompletion of Greek grammar started at 1000 and 2000 level, and associated readings.

Introduction to the critical study, in the target language, of texts suitable for students who have completed two semesters of Greek.

Parallel study of relevant additional grammar.
Replacing Course(s)LATN2110 Latin for Historians I
TransitionStudents who have completed the following may not enrol: LATN2110 Latin for Historians I; GREK2510 Intermediate Greek
Industrial Experience0
Assumed Knowledge10 units of Greek at 1000 level and 10 units at 2000 level
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsSeminar
Assessment Items
Examination: ClassClass tests: unseen and set readings: a test of ability to translate seen and unseen passages 2 x 20%
Examination: OralOral/aural tests 10%
Essays / Written AssignmentsGrammar exercises related to readings: exercises to test grammar points related to set texts 40%

Assessment of prescribed texts: Comprehension exercise 10%
Contact HoursSeminar: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term