CLAS135-18S2 (C) Semester Two 2018

Beginners' Greek B

15 points
16 Jul 2018 - 18 Nov 2018

Description

An introduction to Greek grammar and reading Greek, building on CLAS134. Students learn the language and literature of primarily Athens of the fifth and fourth centuries BC, and focus on texts closely modelled on authors such as Plato, Aristophanes and more. The course involves some study of the cultural background of these texts, including the philosophy of Socrates, life during wartime and the role of women in ancient Greece.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Pre-requisites

CLAS134. Students without this prerequisite but with previous experience in the language may be admitted to the course at the discretion of the Programme Coordinator

Restrictions

CLAS131

Timetable 2018

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 10:00 Arts Centre 203 Camerata 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 Arts Centre 203 Camerata 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 Arts Centre 203 Camerata 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct

Course Coordinator

Gary Morrison

Lecturer

Robin Bond

Textbooks

Required Texts

Joint Association of Classical Teachers; Reading Greek: Grammar and Exercises; 2nd; Cambridge.

Joint Association of Classical Teachers; Reading Greek: Text and Vocabulary; 2nd; Cambridge.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $746.00

International fee $3,038.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Humanities and Creative Arts.

All CLAS135 Occurrences

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