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CLU23321 Greek in Progress

This module aims to consolidate your understanding of Greek grammar and pragmatics, further refine your translation, philological and critical skills, and broaden your familiarity with Greek idiom and style. Close analysis of texts from a range of periods and genres, including examples drawn from outside the traditional canon, will enable you by the end of the module to read Greek prose and verse with confidence and precision.
  • Module Organisers:
    • Prof. Ahuvia Kahane, Dr Martine Cuypers
  • Duration:
    • Semester 1
  • Contact Hours:
    • 22 (two classes per week)
  • Weighting:
    • 5 ECTS
  • Assessment:
    • 100% continuous assessment
  • Course Open To:
    • Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology; TJH Greek; Columbia Dual Degree; Ancient and Medieval History and Culture; Visiting

CLU23323 Greek in Progress with project
This 10-ECTS version of the module includes a substantial element of independent research on a topic/text to be agreed with the module coordinator.

Learning Outcomes

On successful conclusion of this module, students should be able to:

  • Manage an extensive Greek vocabulary
  • Recognise and analyse complex grammatical and syntactical structures
  • Translate passages of unadapted Greek texts from a range of genres and periods into idiomatic English, with attention to register and style
  • Effectively use e-learning tools and electronic resources to support language study