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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of History, Classics and Archaeology : Postgraduate (History, Classics and Archaeology)

Postgraduate Course: Elementary Greek (PG) 1 (PGHC11088)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of History, Classics and Archaeology CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryAn Introduction to Ancient Greek for postgraduate students.
Course description This course provides an intensive introduction to the morphology and syntax of the Classical (Ancient) Greek language for those with no previous knowledge of Greek.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Greek 1A (GREE08003) AND Greek 1Ha (GREE10017)
Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  9
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 44, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 150 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 70 %, Coursework 30 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Coursework:
Weekly exercises (20%)
Supplementary coursework exercise (10%)

Exam:
Two hour written exam (70%)
Feedback Not entered
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S1 (December)2:00
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. recognise and translate the basic morphology of Classical Greek;
  2. recognise and translate the basic syntactical constructions of Classical Greek;
  3. translate short extracts from Greek into English;
  4. translate basic sentences from English into Greek;
  5. analyse and reflect critically upon the Greek language and upon scholarly and conceptual discussions about approaches to the language.
Reading List
Balme, M., G. Lawall, Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek, Oxford; 2nd edition (2004)

Morwood, J., Oxford Grammar of Classical Greek, Oxford

Any other Course materials will be distributed in class and posted on LEARN
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements Jointly taught with Greek 1A (GREE08003)
KeywordsElGreek1 Elementary
Contacts
Course organiserDr Richard Rawles
Tel:
Email: Richard.Rawles@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Danielle Jeffery
Tel: (0131 6)50 7128
Email: Danielle.Jeffery@ed.ac.uk
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