Ancient Greek Advanced 4

This course is for students who have completed studies of Ancient Greek language to an intermediate standard or who wish to brush up on previous Greek language studies. We will read book 9 of Homer’s Odyssey, examining the features of epic dialect and the social and cultural contexts of Homer’s epics.

TEXTBOOK

  • Homer Odyssey 9 – tutor provided material.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Linguistic reading
  • Integrated discussion of language features, the myths, social and cultural contexts

PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Read and understand unabridged passages from the Odyssey and the Iliad.
  2. Discuss the social and cultural contexts of Homer’s epics.

LANGUAGE CLASS TRANSFER POLICY

If you are a new WEA Student and enrol into a language class and subsequently find that you are at the wrong level (whether too high or too low), you are permitted to transfer into another more suitable class at no additional cost, provided that the request is made within the first two classes and is in writing from your tutor directly to the Education Manager. After that point, an administration fee of $30 will apply.

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