|| IR11510 |
|| INTRODUCTION TO OLD IRISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE I |
|| 2007/2008 |
|| Professor Patrick P Sims-Williams |
|| Semester 2 |
|| Dr Simon Rodway |
| Course delivery
|| Lecture || |
|| Lecture || 11 hours of teaching; 89 hours preparation and revision. |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||2 Hours WRITTEN EXAM ||75%|
|Semester Assessment|| CONTINOUS ASSESMENT ||25%|
|Supplementary Exam||2 Hours WRITTEN EXAM ||100%|
On completion of this module, students should be able to:
Translate simple sentences from Old Irish;
Read elementary literary texts, and understand their place in the history of Irish literature;
Demonstrate an understanding of some of the basic elements of the Old Irish language.
This module is an introduction to the main features of Old Irish (c. 7th - 10th centuries) with study of some representatve and interesting texts. Students will be expected to prepare material on a weekly basis.
In-class presentation of features of Old Irish language.
Introduction to elementary litereary texts.
Weekly tests on graded material prepared by the students.
|| Grammatical analysis. |
|| Use of reference material. |
|| Written communication. |
This module is at CQFW Level 4