CLLA101 Introduction to Classical Languages

Updated: 25 September 2019
Credit Points 6
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Armidale Trimester 1 On Campus
Intensive School(s)

Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.

Start Finish Attendance Notes
20 March 2020 22 March 2020 Non-Mandatory Only offered if a minimum of three online students from each strand (Latin and Greek) commits to attend.
Supervised Exam There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.
Pre-requisites None
Co-requisites None
Restrictions GRK101 for Greek strand or LATN101 for Latin strand

For futher information on the discipline's offerings, please visit the Classics and Ancient History webpage.

Coordinator for Greek: Tristan Taylor

Coordinator for Latin: Sarah Lawrence

Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Tristan Taylor (
Unit Description

An intensive introduction to Classical Greek and Latin, offered in two separate strands within the unit. Candidates must choose either Greek or Latin, and will normally remain with the language strand chosen in any further units taken in the sequence. No previous knowledge of the selected language is required. In addition to exposure to the grammar of the language and to reading continuous text, students will encounter a wide range of aspects of Greek or Roman culture and society. The unit will also improve control and understanding of English.

Materials Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. apply reading skills to basic Greek and Latin texts;
  2. independently apply knowledge and skills to provide solutions to questions about an ancient language;
  3. analyse texts using an appropriate metalanguage to complete a range of activities;
  4. communicate information about an ancient language and its social and political context; and
  5. demonstrate technical and theoretical knowledge of an ancient language.