GRE1101 - Introductory Course in Greek


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 6 hours E

Course content

This course is an introduction to the Greek language (classical Athenian; dimotiki, i.e. Modern Greek, can be offered on a self-study basis), with a focus on basic grammar and vocabulary.

Learning outcome

A candidate who passes this course is expected to have the following learning outcome according to the course curriculum, defined as knowledge and skills:


  • Students should acquire basic knowledge of Greek grammar and vocabulary and syntax
  • Basic knowledge of the Greek language's and literature's history


Students should acquire

  • Skills in reading and understanding simple texts
  • Skills in grammatical analysis of simple texts
  • Modern Greek: Basic understanding and oral skills

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars. Among the activites are six smaller assignments, of which four are compulsory. Final written exam, which lasts for six hours. In this exam the students are to translate curriculum texts and make grammatical analyses of the texts.

Compulsory assignments

  • Assignment
  • Assignment
  • Assignment
  • Assignment

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

Beginner's course book; ca. 10 pages of Greek text.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HFGRE101 15.0
HFGRE110 15.0
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Classical Civilization
  • Philosophy
  • Greek
  • Latin
Contact information


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 E 2023-12-19 09:00 PAPIR
Room Building Number of candidates
SL120 blå sone Sluppenvegen 14 1
Storhall del 2 Idrettssenteret (Dragvoll) 10
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E 2024-05-10 09:00 PAPIR
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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