FF:KR004 Greek Grammar IV - Course Information
KR004 Greek Grammar IVFaculty of Arts
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- Mgr. Juraj Franek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Petra Poláková (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- Mgr. Juraj Franek, Ph.D.
Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Supplier department: Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
- Mon 8:00–9:40 A22, Thu 14:00–15:40 A22
- Prerequisites (in Czech)
- KR003 Greek Grammar III
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- Course objectives
- The primary aim of the course is to extend and deepen linguistic competences in normative Attic Greek grammar. In the domain of morphology, students learn dual number and numerals, special attention is dedicated to all types of athematic verbs and the summarization of all stem types of the Greek verbal system. In the domain of syntax, students learn special types of infinitive and participal constructions and temporal clauses. Following the successful completion of the course, student will be able to identify and use the aforementioned grammatical phenomena and vocabulary from the Lexis textbook during both active and passive translation of texts written in Attic Greek. The course KR004 Greek Grammar IV froms part of the set of basic obligatory courses for the study programme Ancient Greek Language and Literature. Students enroll into this course following the completion of KR003 Greek Grammar III and continue with the course KR005 Greek Syntax I.
- Learning outcomes
- Following the successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- describe the entire morphological system of the Attic dialect of Ancient Greek;
- explain and use various infinitive and participal constructions;
- identify and actively form irregular and athematic Greek verbs;
- discern in the Greek text most types of subordinate clauses;
- translate wider range of Greek texts thanks to improved vocabulary and newly obtained grammatical knowledge.
- 1. Revision.
- 2. Athematic verbs: didomi and its compounds (present and aorist system).
- 3. Didomi: other tenses and moods.
- 4. Tithemi and its compounds.
- 5. Hiemi and its compounds.
- 6. Histemi and its compounds; temporal clauses.
- 7. Athematic verbs inflected according to histemi; conjugation of other athematic verbs.
- 8. The verb eimi (ire).
- 9. Verbs terminated with -n(n)ymi.
- 10. Participle and infinitive. Indirect speech.
- 11. Numerals.
- 12. Revision.
- Heilmann, W. - Roeske, K. - Rolf, W. (1973). Lexis: Einführung in die griechische Sprache. Frankfurt am Main - Berlin - München: Moritz Diesterweg.
- Horáček, F. - Chlup, R. (2012). Učebnice klasické řečtiny. Praha: Academia.
- Niederle, J. - Niederle, V. - Varcl, L. (1998). Mluvnice jazyka řeckého. Praha: Vyšehrad.
- Hnátek, J. et al. (1998). Cvičebnice jazyka řeckého. Praha: Vyšehrad.
- Lepař, F. (2008). Slovník řeckočeský. Praha: Rezek.
- Smyth, H. W. (1956). Greek Grammar. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
- Zinsmeister, H. (1990). Griechische Grammatik, Teil I: Griechische Laut- und Formenlehre. Heidelberg: Carl Winter.
- Lindemann, H. - Färber, H. (2003). Griechische Grammatik, Teil II: Satzlehre, Dialektgrammatik und Metrik. Heidelberg: Carl Winter.
- Mastronarde, Donald J. (2013). Introduction to Attic Greek. Berkeley - Los Angeles - London: University of California Press.
- Teaching methods
- Lectures, reading and drills in classes, homework.
- Assessment methods
- The assessment method for the course is a written test that evaluates student's knowledge of normative Attic grammar. The maximum duration of the test is 90 minutes and the pass mark is set to 70%.
- Language of instruction
- Follow-Up Courses
- Further Comments
- The course is taught annually.
- Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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