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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : Celtic

Undergraduate Course: Medieval Welsh Texts 2 (CELT10006)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThe course begins with an introduction to the basic grammar and syntax of Medieval Welsh, and proceeds to study Medieval Welsh texts with a continuing emphasis on language.

Course-work consists of (1) background and follow-up general reading of primary and critical material, (2) specific reading in preparation for classes, (3) contribution to class discussion.

For grammar classes and similar students are expected to prepare certain exercises and assignments as 'homework'. For text-reading classes the workload consists of preparation of texts, and participation in classroom translation of texts and discussion of their form, content and context as appropriate.

The course will be delivered in English.

Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites Students MUST also take: Medieval Welsh Texts 1 (CELT10005)
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements Students are normally expected to have experience of learning a language other than English to at least Higher or A-level standard.
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesPlease note pre-requisites as stated above.
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
The teaching programme consists of two complementary strands, introducing students to the pronunciation, grammar and syntax of Medieval Welsh, and training them to read edited Medieval Welsh texts. It provides students with an introduction to the palaeographic, orthographic and textual background of the texts studied.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Course URL http://www.arts.ed.ac.uk/celtic/
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Kate Mathis
Tel:
Email: Kate.Mathis@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Vivien MacNish Porter
Tel: (0131 6)50 3528
Email: vivien.macnish-porter@ed.ac.uk
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