CLLA102 Classical Languages Through Reading

Updated: 25 September 2019
Credit Points 6
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 On Campus
Intensive School(s)

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

Start Finish Attendance Notes
17 July 2020 19 July 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 CLLA101 or GRK101 or LATN101 or equivalent
Co-requisites None
Restrictions GRK102 for Greek strand or LATN102 for Latin strand

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

Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Sarah Lawrence (
Unit Description

This unit builds on the work undertaken in CLLA101, and focuses on developing students' ability to read ancient texts. Students must remain in the language strand already selected in 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.

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 more complex and extended Greek or Latin texts;
  2. independently apply knowledge and skills to provide solutions to questions about an ancient language;
  3. analyse more complex texts using an appropriate metalanguage to complete a range of activities;
  4. communicate information about an ancient language in its social and political context;
  5. demonstrate technical and theoretical knowledge of an ancient language; and
  6. utilise technical and theoretical knowledge to discuss how Greek and Latin can be used by authors to express ideas in a range of contexts.