Postgraduate Course: Elementary Greek (PG) 2 (PGHC11089)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course is the continuation of an intensive yearlong introduction to Ancient Greek for postgraduate students.
This course is the second half of a one-year intensive introduction to ancient Greek language for those with no previous knowledge of Greek. The course emphasizes consolidation and expansion of language skills primarily through reading ancient texts, prose and poetry.
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 44,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Coursework (weekly exercises) (20%) Supplementary coursework (10%)
Two hour exam (70%)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- recognise and translate the basic morphology of Classical Greek;
- recognise and translate the basic syntactical constructions of Classical Greek;
- translate basic sentences from Greek into English and from English into Greek;
- translate Greek texts from one area of Greek Literature, for example, oratory;
- understand the basic literary critical, socio-historical, political, or ethical issues raised in studying these texts.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Jointly taught with Greek 1B (GREE08004)
|Course organiser||Dr Richard Rawles
|Course secretary||Miss Danielle Jeffery
Tel: (0131 6)50 7128