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This subject teaches students to read Ancient Greek. It covers word formation, grammatical concepts, sentence formation and translation, and the reading of simple texts. Students are introduced to Ancient Greek of various styles, media and periods. The aim is for students to acquire the elements of the grammar, syntax and vocabulary of Ancient Greek, and attain reading skills, sufficient to begin reading literary and non-literary texts. Students who successfully complete this subject are eligible to enrol in Ancient Greek 2 in Semester 2.
Intended learning outcomes
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
- Attain reading skills sufficient to begin reading simple Ancient Greek texts
- Acquire an understanding of the elements of the grammar, syntax and vocabulary of Ancient Greek
- Develop critical thinking skills and be able to think in theoretical terms
- Become familiar with the communication conventions of another culture.
Last updated: 1 March 2024