Undergraduate Course: Greek 1A (GREE08003)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course introduces absolute beginners to the morphology and syntax of Classical Greek.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Students who have prior knowledge of the language should go into the advanced beginners' courses (1C and 1D). The Course Organiser will be responsible for assessing the students' language competence at the start of the course to ensure they are in the right course. If in doubt PTs should contact the Course Organiser in advance of registering students for the course.
|Additional Costs|| Textbooks
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 44,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 8,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Class work (40%);
one (2-hour) Degree Examination paper - 60%.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||Greek 1A||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||Greek 1A||2:00|
| On successful completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate in course work and in the written degree examination:
- that they have a good understanding of the essentials of Greek morphology and syntax;
- that they have acquired basic skills in translating and understanding Greek literary texts.
In addition, they will have improved their linguistic abilities in general, and their analytical skills.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course is divided into two halves of five weeks each, with a guided reading week between them to allow for consolidation and for preparation for the second half of the course.
|Course organiser||Dr Giulia Biffis
Tel: (0131 6)51 1925
|Course secretary||Mrs Toni Wigglesworth
Tel: (0131 6)50 3580
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