ATS2748 - Ancient Greek A/2 - 2017

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Organisational Unit

Centre for Ancient Cultures


Dr Andrew Connor

Unit guides



  • First semester 2017 (Day)


The unit is designed to bring students with no previous knowledge of Ancient Greek to a level at which they begin to read and enjoy Ancient Greek texts. Emphasis is placed on acquiring grammatical knowledge and building a good vocabulary that will gradually make them independent readers.


By the completion of this unit student will:

  • have acquired sufficient grammatical and syntactic knowledge in ancient Greek
  • have built good reading skills
  • have acquired sufficient vocabulary in ancient Greek to comprehend a number of texts in the Attic dialect.


Within semester assessment: 40% + Exam: 60%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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