Undergraduate Course: Greek Language (A) (GREE10009)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The course aims to promote linguistic accuracy, to improve skills in translation from Greek into English, and to develop stylistic and generic awareness. Half of the course will relate to regular written practice in unseen translation, with feedback both by individual annotation and by discussion in tutorial when work is returned. Half of the course will relate to the study and discussion of style and genre, with passages from texts prescribed for the purpose. Oral discussion and formative written work will provide the opportunity for feedback on progress.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Greek 2A (GREE08007) AND
Greek 2B (GREE08008)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Advanced-level ability in Greek language and literature, equivalent to two years' study at the University of Edinburgh (if uncertain, consult the course organiser).
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Summative Assessment Hours 3,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||One (3-hour) Degree Exam - 100%.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||Greek Language (A)||3:00|
| On successful completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate in the written degree examination:
- that they can translate into good English a range of 'unseen' Greek texts, both prose and verse, with a high degree of fluency and accuracy;
- that they have achieved competence in a range of skills-based topics in Greek language.
In addition, they will have improved their linguistic abilities in general, their analytical skills, and their literary appreciation.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||In order for a student from outwith Classics to be enrolled on this course, contact must be made with a Course Secretary on 50 3580 in order for approval to be obtained.
|Keywords||Greek Language (A)
|Course organiser||Dr Stephanie Winder
Tel: (0131 6)50 3583
|Course secretary||Ms Elaine Hutchison
Tel: (0131 6)50 3582
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