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On completion of this module students should be able to:
* manage a basic Greek vocabulary;
* identify and analyse declensions of regular nouns and adjectives;
* conjugate all indicative tenses and present optative of regular verbs;
* translate simple passages of adapted Greek, both prepared and unprepared;
* solve grammatical transformation exercises.
This module is the first stage of an introduction to ancient Greek which is designed for complete beginners. The textbook is Reading Greek (2nd edition, 2 vols., Cambridge University Press). Students read adapted Greek from the start, as well as doing language exercises. The module will cover sections 1-6 of the textbook. The module also provides an introduction to ancient Greek culture, especially 5th- and 4th-century Athens.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
This module is intended for complete beginners, and should not be taken by students who have studied ancient Greek for more than one semester or equivalent. Students who are not complete beginners should contact the module co-ordinator before registering.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Class Test: 1-hour test on vocabulary, grammar, and syntax||Week 6||n/a||Graded||No||
|Class Test: 1-hour test on vocabulary, grammar, and syntax||Week 11||n/a||Graded||No||
|Examination: Translation, grammar, and syntax||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Class tests and other written exercises will be marked and returned to the students.
|Dr Bridget Martin||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12||Fri 12:00 - 12:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 12||Mon 15:00 - 15:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11||Mon 15:00 - 15:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11||Mon 16:00 - 16:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12||Tues 14:00 - 14:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12||Wed 14:00 - 14:50|