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CLAN3203 Greek 3

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 3 option in the Classics and Ancient History major sequence
  • Level 3 elective
Content
This unit is the final stage of instruction in the rudiments of the language's morphology and (especially) syntax. It is also the bridging unit between Koine and Attic Greek, and an introduction to the literary and historical study of Greek writers. Students learn all the usual constructions of Attic and Koine Greek and a reasonable percentage of the most common vocabulary. They are well placed to begin the in-depth study of individual texts in CLAN3204 Greek 4.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) translate prepared selected passages of Attic Greek; (2) demonstrate understanding of the morphology and syntax of all common Attic inflections and constructions; (3) demonstrate a broad knowledge of Greek vocabulary; (4) translate unseen passages of simple Attic Greek without reference books; and (5) write a short study on the literary or historical significance of one or more Greek texts.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) class tests; (2) an essay; and (3) an end-of-semester examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Christopher Mallan
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
CLAN2202 Greek 2 or GREE2201 Intermediate Greek I
Co-requisites:
Nil.
Incompatibility:
GREE2202 Intermediate Greek II
Contact hours
3 hours per week (over 12 weeks)
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  • Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.