Basics of Greek Grammar

lglor1172  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Basics of Greek Grammar
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
30.0 h + 15.0 h
Q2
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites
LFIAL1770 or a course deemed equivalent by the lecturer.
Main themes
A systematic study of the syntax of classical Greek.
This course, to be taken in parallel with LGLOR1173, deals with the following themes:
1. The basic structures of Greek syntax, in particular complement clauses;
2. Morphology and syntax of the degrees of comparison of adjectives and adverbs;
3. Morphology and syntax of the demonstrative and personal pronouns;
4. The general principles of Greek accentuation and the accentuation of verb forms and clitics.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of the course, the student will have mastered the basic rules of Greek verbal syntax (including translation from French into Greek). He will also be familiar with the demonstrative and personal pronouns, as well as with some basic rules of Greek accentuation.
 
Content
This course offers a systematic study of the basic rules of Greek syntax, especially the syntax of complementary and adverbial clauses (value of subordinate conjunctions; use of tenses and moods). The constructions will be illustrated by a linguistic analysis of Classical Greek sentences. This practical part also includes initiation into translation from French into Greek.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Lectures coupled with numerous exercises.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

One or two tests are organised during the term.
A final written exam evaluates the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of the student, including translation from French into Greek.
Online resources
https://moodleucl.uclouvain.be/course/view.php?id=10133
Bibliography
Les ouvrages de référence sont signalés au cours.
Grammaire de référence :
D. Planque, Grammaire grecque, 8e édition, Namur, 1977 (version pdf).
Teaching materials
  • Syllabus disponible sur Moodle
Faculty or entity


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