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CLST3614: Middle Welsh

Middle Welsh was the language spoken and written in Wales in the Middle Ages (from about the 12th to the 14th Century). The most famous text surviving in Middle Welsh is the Mabinogion, a compilation of mythical and legendary material often of much earlier date. In this unit students will develop a knowledge of Middle Welsh grammar and vocabulary and learn to read and interpret texts in Middle Welsh.

Code CLST3614
Academic unit Celtic Studies Program
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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12 credit points at 2000 level in Celtic Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in English
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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CLST2604

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. develop skills in analyzing texts written in Middle Welsh
  • LO2. develop ability in writing in different styles, in particular essay writing
  • LO3. develop knowledge of issues in contemporary Celtic scholarship
  • LO4. develop vocabulary in areas relating to key themes
  • LO5. develop critical and analytical skills
  • LO6. take the body of knowledge they have acquired and relate it to their life contexts contributing to life-long learning.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.