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This is a paper for advanced students in Ancient Greek. The paper focuses on two different Greek authors and is taught via the close reading and translation of selected texts. The paper develops advanced skills in translation and critical commentary.
|Paper title||A Topic in Greek Literature|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,174.57|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- 18 300-level GREK points
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- Teaching staff
Lecturer: Dr Arlene Allan
Lecturer: Professor Jon Hall
- Paper Structure
The paper covers three key themes:
- Translation of and critical commentary on Greek texts
- Ancient Greek vocabulary
- Ancient Greek grammar
Internal Assessment 60%.
- To be agreed with students enrolled in the paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, scholarship,communication.View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will have
- An understanding of fundamental Ancient Greek vocabulary and grammar
- The ability to understand Greek texts and translate them accurately into English
- An enhanced understanding of English as a language
- Skills in information processing (e.g. analysing, understanding, interpreting and thinking critically)
- Skills in self-management and independent work (e.g. in planning, organising and managing time as you prepare for class)
- Experience of teamwork and co-operation in small-group environments (e.g. by participating in class and engaging with classmates)
- Development of creative problem-solving skills