Coptic Language: Bohairic II (AL9200A)

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Semester: 1, 2022 (21 Feb – 27 May)

Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm

Campus: N/A

Mode: Online

Level: Postgraduate Elective

Credit: 24

Census: 15 March 2022

13 weekly sessions offered in asynchronous and synchronous modes combining live and pre-recorded lectures, group discussions, readings and online forums

Following on from Coptic Language: Bohairic I, this unit will enable students to read and understand, after the completion of two semesters, texts in Bohairic Coptic. Building upon basic skills acquired in the previous unit of study, this unit presents the further grammatical material and vocabulary necessary to be able to read and translate from Bohairic Coptic to English and vice versa

Learning outcomes
  • Recognize and memorize advanced Coptic Bohairic vocabulary
  • Compare the differences between Bohairic and Sahidic dialects within the same text
  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the morphology and syntax of the Coptic language.
  • Integrate knowledge of grammar and vocabulary in reading and/or writing simple Coptic Bohairic texts
Type Description Word count Weight (%)
Invigilated exam Exam 2 hours 30
Invigilated exam Exam 1.5 hours 20
Other Quizzes, short answers 4,000 50

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