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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.

    About this paper

    Paper title A Topic in Greek Literature
    Subject Greek
    EFTS 0.1667
    Points 20 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,240.75
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    18 300-level GREK points
    Teaching staff

    Lecturer: To be confirmed.

    Paper Structure

    The paper covers three key themes:

    • Translation of and critical commentary on Greek texts
    • Ancient Greek vocabulary
    • Ancient Greek grammar
    To be agreed with students enrolled in the paper.
    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, scholarship,communication.
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    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


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Monday 09:00-09:50 29-35, 37-42
    Wednesday 09:00-09:50 29-35, 37-42
    Thursday 09:00-09:50 29-35, 37-42
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