CLLA301 Advanced 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
03 April 2020 05 April 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 24cp in CLLA or Greek or Latin or a combination of CLLA or Greek or Latin including CLLA201 or GRK220 or LATN220 or equivalent
Co-requisites None
Restrictions GRK320 for Greek strand or LATN320 for Latin strand

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

Coordinator for Greek: Clemens Koehn

Coordinator for Latin: Sarah Lawrence

Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Clemens Koehn (
Unit Description

This unit provides further consolidation of Greek or Latin syntax and style at an advanced level. One major author will be read in detail with close attention given to content as well as syntax. Students will develop their understanding of the literary and historical features of their chosen language. Students must continue to follow the language strand selected in the first- and second-year CLLA units.

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 complex, unpredictable and extended Greek or Latin texts;
  2. independently apply knowledge and skills to generate and transmit solutions to sophisticated questions about the way in which a particular author uses an ancient language;
  3. analyse and evaluate complex, unpredictable texts using an appropriate metalanguage to complete a range of activities;
  4. apply and transmit specialist information about the style of particular authors, the requirements of the genre and historical and literary context of the text; and
  5. demonstrate broad technical and theoretical knowledge of an ancient language as well as specialist knowledge about a particular author/authors and modern responses to their work.