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Old Norse - ENG00061M

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  • Department: English and Related Literature
  • Module co-ordinator: Information currently unavailable
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2020-21

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2020-21 to Spring Term 2020-21

Module aims

The aim of the Old Norse course is to introduce beginners, or those with only a little experience, to the fundamentals of Old Norse grammar, and to develop in them a reading knowledge of the language.

Module learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will be expected to have acquired:

  • A sound grasp of the fundamentals of Old Norse grammar
  • Adequate reading skills in the Old Norse language
  • An ability to find their way through texts which they may not be able to translate in full.

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
24 hour open exam
Old Norse
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
24 hour open exam
Old Norse
N/A 100

Module feedback

Feeback supplied weekly in class; end of term progress reports; exam results given within six weeks.

Indicative reading

The prescribed textbook will be as follows:

  • Michael Barnes, A New Introduction to Old Norse: Part I Grammar (3rd ed., 2007)
  • Anthony Faulkes, A New Introduction to Old Norse: Part II Reader (4th ed., 2007)
  • Anthony Faulkes, A New Introduction to Old Norse: Part III Glossary and Index of Names (4th ed., 2007)



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Coronavirus (COVID-19): changes to courses

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