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Classical Languages Through Reading
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- 28 Jun 2021
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Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
- apply reading skills to more complex and extended Greek or Latin texts;
- independently apply knowledge and skills to provide solutions to questions about an ancient language;
- analyse more complex texts using an appropriate metalanguage to complete a range of activities;
- communicate information about an ancient language in its social and political context;
- demonstrate technical and theoretical knowledge of an ancient language; and
- utilise technical and theoretical knowledge to discuss how Greek and Latin can be used by authors to express ideas in a range of contexts.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
Candidature in Diploma in Arts To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.
- Attendance requirements - Students may choose to attend the non-mandatory Intensive school for this subject.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Travel requirements - Travel may be required to attend the Final Examination and/or Intensive School for this subject.
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This subject builds on the work undertaken in UNE-CLLA101, and focuses on developing students' ability to read ancient texts. Students must remain in the language strand already selected in UNE-CLLA101, either Greek or Latin. By the end of the unit students will have read a considerable amount of selected Greek or Latin texts, improved their command of the language and developed their ability to analyse both English and their chosen Classical Language.
Greek Strand - Assessment 1 Five short assignments - grammatical and translation exercises: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-6 Greek Strand - Assessment 2 Take Home Exam: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-6 Latin Strand - Assessment 1 Five short assignments and quizzes comprising grammatical and translation exercises. Quizzes are conducted online: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-6 Latin Strand - Assessment 2 Take Home Exam: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-6
- Greek Strand: 5 short assignments - grammatical and translation exercises. (50%)
- Greek Strand: Take Home Exam 2 hrs 15 mins (50%)
- Latin Strand: 5 short assignments and quizzes comprising grammatical and translation exercises. Quizzes are conducted online. (50%)
- Latin strand: Take Home Exam - 2 hrs 15 mins (50%)
Current study term: 27 Jun 21 to 24 Sep 21
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