Greek for Beginners

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode LQX027P10
Vaknaam Greek for Beginners
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I

Uitgebreide vaknaam Greek for Beginners
Leerdoelen - The student is familiar with the basics of Greek grammar and syntax, and has built a basic vocabulary.
- The student can translate simple Greek texts from different periods in Antiquity.
- The student can use dictionaries and grammars effectively to aid his/her understanding of Greek texts.
- The student can relate a difficult Greek text to a published translation and critically assess the nature of this translation.
- The student has some familiarity with a range of original Greek sources and some experience of translating them.
Omschrijving The course aims to introduce students quickly to the basics of the Ancient Greek language, and to familiarize them with the tools needed for tackling original sources. Study of grammar and vocabulary will be combined from the start with engagement with original Greek sources. Students will not only get to know the basics of the language but also experience the excitement and the depth of cultural understanding which the study of a text in the original can offer.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm werkcollege
(2x2 uur werkcollege)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. R.F. Regtuit
Docent(en) N. Bettegazzi, MA. ,dr. R.F. Regtuit
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Reading Greek. Tekst and Vocabulary. JACT Greek Course 2007. Cambridge: CUP. ca. €  20,00
Reading Greek. Grammar and Exercises. JACT Greek Course 2007. Cambridge: CUP. ca. €  23,00
Greek English Dictionary (to be announced)
Entreevoorwaarden Meant for students without knowledge of Greek.
Opmerkingen Language of instruction: English. Also meant for PhD students (in their educational part; to be paid out of their education fee)
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