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

Postgraduate Course: Elementary Greek (PG) 2 (PGHC11089)

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
SummaryThis course is the continuation of an intensive yearlong introduction to Ancient Greek for postgraduate students.
Course description 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.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed Elementary Greek (PG) 1 (PGHC11088)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Greek 1B (GREE08004) AND Greek 1HB (GREE10018)
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 2
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 (10%)
Two hour exam (70%)
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
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 basic sentences from Greek into English and from English into Greek;
  4. translate Greek texts from one area of Greek Literature, for example, oratory;
  5. understand the basic literary critical, socio-historical, political, or ethical issues raised in studying these texts.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements Jointly taught with Greek 1B (GREE08004)
KeywordsElGreek2 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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