Module Catalogue 2020/21

CAG3001 : Level 3 Greek: Interpretation of Texts

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Athanassios Vergados
  • Owning School: History, Classics and Archaeology
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0
Pre Requisites
Pre Requisite Comment

N/A

Co Requisites
Co Requisite Comment

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Aims

This module aims:
1. To further develop students' skills in reading, interpreting and analysing original literary texts in Greek;
2. To further develop students' knowledge and understanding of the nature of specific Greek literary texts, and of problems and issues involved in the study of those texts.

Outline Of Syllabus

Students taking this module will undertake work on literary texts in the original Greek. The particular texts will be determined on a yearly basis, taking into account the need to avoid overlap between a student's Stages 2 and 3 (and, where relevant, their Master's stage).

Learning Outcomes

Intended Knowledge Outcomes

Students who complete this course should acquire, to a more advanced level than at Level 2:
1. the ability to read, understand, translate and critically comment on Greek texts;
2. a sufficient knowledge of Greek grammar and vocabulary;
3. an awareness of the difficulties involved in translating from one language into another;

Intended Skill Outcomes

Subject Specific Skills: increased ability to translate a range of Greek texts; increased ability to analyse and criticize a range of Greek texts. Enhanced skills in using a range of resources required for scholarly study of ancient Greek texts.
Cognitive/intellectual skills: increased ability to recognise patterns (whether linguistic, stylistic, thematic or conceptual).

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Timetable

Past Exam Papers

General Notes

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Disclaimer: The information contained within the Module Catalogue relates to the 2020/21 academic year. In accordance with University Terms and Conditions, the University makes all reasonable efforts to deliver the modules as described. Modules may be amended on an annual basis to take account of changing staff expertise, developments in the discipline, the requirements of external bodies and partners, and student feedback. Module information for the 2021/22 entry will be published here in early-April 2021. Queries about information in the Module Catalogue should in the first instance be addressed to your School Office.