CLLA301 Advanced Classical Languages

UNE has cancelled in-person, paper-based exams for Trimester 2. Instead, all exams will either be transferred to other modes of assessment, or offered online. There may be some discrepancies to published unit information while we work through the University processes to approve the changes and reflect them through publication. Information about online exams is available on UNE's Online Supervised Exams page.

Updated: 23 January 2020
Credit Points 6
Offering
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
Notes

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

Coordinator for Greek: Clemens Koehn

Coordinator for Latin: Bronwyn Hopwood

Combined Units None
Coordinator(s)
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.

Prescribed Material
Mandatory

Text(s):

Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

Bellum Catilinae

ISBN: 9780195320855
Sallust (trans. J.T. Ramsey), Oxford University Press 2nd ed. 2007

Note: Latin Strand.

Text refers to: Trimester 1, On Campus and Online

Demosthenes: Selected Private Speeches

ISBN: 9780521283731
Carey, C. and Reid, R.A., CUP 1985

Note: Greek Strand.

Text refers to: Trimester 1, On Campus and Online

Greek Grammar

ISBN: 9781853995224
Goodwin, W.W., Macmillan 1998

Note: Greek Strand.

Text refers to: Trimester 1, On Campus and Online

Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment
Must
Complete
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Assessment 1 15% 750
Assessment Notes

Language/Translation. Content will vary for Greek and Latin strand.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Assessment 2 15% 750
Assessment Notes

Language/Translation. Content will vary for Greek and Latin strand.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Assessment 3 15% 750
Assessment Notes

Language/Translation. Content will vary for Greek and Latin strand.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Assessment 4 15% 750
Assessment Notes

Language/Translation. Content will vary for Greek and Latin strand.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Final Examination 2 hrs 15 mins 40% 2000
Assessment Notes

Greek and Latin: Final Examination

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5


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.