Greek III B

lglor1322  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Greek III B
5.00 credits
45.0 h + 45.0 h
Q1 and Q2

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2022-2023
LGLOR1270 Greek II

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
In-depth study of classical Greek grammar, mainly syntax, with a linguistic approach (origin and evolution of the structures of the language).
Both Level III courses (A and B) will cover a selection of chapters related to the syntax of the simple and complex sentence.
In addition, the student will learn additional vocabulary and translate short texts (versions) and long texts (cursive).
Learning outcomes

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

1 identify and justify any element (word, phrase or proposition) of a given Greek sentence (case, verbal modes and tenses, syntactic structure);
2 develop a linguistic reflection (especially around the origin of the structures of the language);
3 translate into Greek a complex French sentence or a short French text (theme);
4 translate into correct French a Greek text read independently (cursive).
Systematic study of classical Greek grammar (with emphasis on syntax).
This course covers the following topics
1. The essential structures of Greek syntax (completive, circumstantial and relative clauses; tense and mode values; case syntax;
2. The particular structures of classical Greek;
3. Personal translation of two or three Greek texts (cursive reading);
4. Complete mastery of Greek accentuation.
Exercise hours are mainly devoted to the practice of translation from Greek into French and from French into Greek. Special sessions are provided for the revision of morphology and vocabulary.
Teaching methods
Lecture, with practical exercises (translation from Greek into French and from French into Greek).
Evaluation methods
The final exam, consisting of a written and an oral (cursive) examination, tests theoretical knowledge and practical skills (including translation from Greek into French and from French into Greek).
Other information
LGLOR1270 (Greek II) is a prerequisite for this course.
Online resources
Course materials (syllabus) and electronic resources are available on Moodle.
Les ouvrages de référence sont signalés au cours.
Manuels de référence pour la morphologie et le vocabulaire :
- D. Planque, Grammaire grecque, 8e édition, Namur, 1977 (version pdf).
- A. Cheyns - D. Xhardez, Cahier de vocabulaire grec pour un apprentissage en lien avec le français, Louvain-la-Neuve, 2005.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Classics

Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Minor in Antiquity: Egypt, Eastern World, Greece, Rome