Advanced Greek B

Course code GREK3530
Not available in 2015

Description

One of four advanced level Greek courses for students intending to proceed to a major in Greek. They consist of parallel reading and grammar classes, and provide students with the opportunity to read and comprehend the major Greek classics.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

1. To consolidate Greek grammar points covered at 1000 level and in GREK2510

2. To apply knowledge of major grammatical constructions to the reading of texts.

3. To read and understand Greek texts of a standard suited to students who have completed 20 units at 1000 level and GREK2510: including Attic Greek of various genres including tragedy and comedy, Homer, and Herodotus.

4. To enhance one's command of English by appreciation of its relation to and differences from ancient Greek.

Content

Reading of texts (2: a major one of prose [Xenophon, Lysias or similar] and one of verse) of suitable difficulty for students who have completed 20 units of Greek at 1000 level + GREK2510.

Study of the historical, literary, and cultural content of the set texts.

Parallel study of relevant additional grammar.

Assumed Knowledge

Equivalent to 20 units of Greek at 1000 level + GREK2510

Assessment Items

Essay: Essay

Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Exercises to test grammar points related to set texts

In Term Test: Class examinations

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term