A University of the Third Age

COURSE PROGRAM TERM 2 2002

MONDAY SESSION 1 - 9.30

M211 FRENCH HILARY FAWCETT
Intermediate class for those who have done French in the past and want to retrieve what they knew XXX years ago and go further. Content flexible in response to studentsí demands. We believe in plenty of spoken French, but we also believe (unfortunately) in grammar and that these are mutually indispensable. We also have fun!
Levy $5 Max. 12

M212 ITALIAN 2 GRAZIANO CERON
Prerequisite: knowledge of Italian pronunciation and basic rules of grammar. Readings, conversation, grammatical exercises with diversions into the history, geography and cultural diversity of the inhabitants of the peninsular.

M213
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ASPECTS OF MUSIC MYER FREDMAN
This course covers the art and craft of a conductor, a commentary on Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro and, if time, the English variations.

M214 THE EARTH - topics in Geology DAVID LEAMAN
A modern and often heretical presentation of ideas in geology and the evidence for them. How rocks can tell us Earth's story, and how resources such as oil originate and are found. A review of personal wallet geology (good planning, environmental implications, saving money) and where we (humans) fit.
Max. 35

M215
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AS LAUGHS GO BY (continued in session 2) JACK LICKISS
We study five great comedies which make you laugh for many different reasons. The Lady Vanishes (1938), Some Like It Hot (1959), Billy Liar (1963), Send Me No Flowers (1964) and Cookies Fortune (1999)
Levy $2

MONDAY SESSION 2 - 10.55

M221 ARTHURIAN LEGENDS IN OLD FRENCH LITERATURE CLIFF ASPLAND
Chivalry and courtly love, treachery and death in old French Arthurian romance: Wace, Brut; Marie de France, Lanval; Chretien de Troyes, Lancelot; Berdul, Tristan and Iseut; Anon, La Mort Le Roi Artu        Prerequisite: HSC French or U3A French
Pre course reading:
Bemard Cornwell, The Winter King - A Novel of Arthur
Levy $3

M222 A ROUND OF RICHARDS RUTH DINNY
A look at the rollicking times of Richard I, II and III. Was Richard III really guilty of the murders of the princes in the Tower? Free seats in the public gallery at Tricky Dicky's trial.
Levy $1.50 Max. 30

M223 AS LAUGHS GO BY (continued) JACK LICKISS
'Talk about laugh!'

M224
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MY WORD GLENN PULLEN
A miscellany of lessons about grammar, usage and literary devices. Class members are encouraged to bring examples of linguistic errors, bowlers, jokes or amusing articles related to words and any other material likely to entertain us and enliven a course that might otherwise become dull and pedantic.

M225 SQUARE DANCING BERNARD GILLON
Remember 'Oh Johnny' and 'Sioux City Sue'? Renew your acquaintance with them as you get some exercise, warm up and have fun during this winter - only term of Square Dancing!
Men are specially invited to enrol.

M226 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS HUGO McCANN
A short introduction to ethics - background and issues. Pre-course Reading: Russell: History of Western Philosophy De Botton: Consolidations of Philosophy
Levy $2

MONDAY SESSION 3 - 12.05

M231 LATIN 1 THEO SHARPLES
For beginners and those who want to refresh previously gained knowledge of the language. A limited number of vacancies.
Textbook: Cambridge Latin Course Book 1 (see Tutor)
Max. 10

M232 REFRESHER FRENCH ROSS BUTLER
A course for people who have studied French to School Certificate or through Adult Education, no matter how long ago. The course will revise pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and will include some reading.
A continuation course.

M233
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PLAY READING DAVID TURNER
This session has moved ftom Wednesdays to allow others to have a go at putting on a play ftom an armchair. All parts available. No experience needed. Try it, it's fun!
Max. 12

M234
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UNRESOLVED ISSUES DOROTHY SMALLHORN
Guest speakers discuss current issues. Topics this term include stem cell research, the new school curriculum and Tasmania Together.

M235 GEMMOLOGY JEWEL BERESFORD
Rubies, sapphires, emeralds, quartzes, diamonds, garnets, tourmalines, zircons, topaz, synthetics - their origins, chemistry, physical attributes, cuts and value.
Levy $2.50 Max. 15

WEDNESDAY SESSION 1 - 9.30

W211 GERMAN CONVERSATION HORTENSE SCHOEN
For those with a basic understanding of German who are able to carry on a simple conversation in the language.
In dieser Klasse haben wir viel Spass auf Deutsch.

W212 SPANISH (BEGINNERS) FRED SCHLUTER
A continuing course.
Text: Bravo Oxford University Press.

W213 THE TUDORS MAY BACKHOUSE
The Tudor monarchs - their lives, loves and influence on the course of English history.
Levy not more than $5

W214
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POETS OF AUSTRALIA
 
MARGARET ANDREWS and ROWENA MacKEAN
We shall trace some recurring themes in a wide range of Australian poetry. Lots of poems to read and discuss, and some to study in greater depth.
Levy $2

W215 INDONESIAN (BEGINNERS) GREG THE
Especially designed to facilitate reading and conversation in Indonesian. Grammar will be discussed only to illustrate language structure, while vocabulary will be expanded so that the course can lead into Indonesian at intermediate level after 2 terms of study.
Levy $5 Max. 12

W216
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BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS MARGARET ROSE
A cornucopia of talented young people. Presentations will include research material for Ph. D. and Masters, personal passions, reviews of achievements, performances and debates. This course will reinforce our belief that the younger generation is exceptional.
Max. 35

W217
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CHESS DON FARNELL
For beginners and those who want to refresh their game.
Max. 12

WEDNESDAY SESSION 2 - 10.55

W221 TAI CHI QIGONG JEAN STEVENSON
This is moving meditation using the mind to control the body with special attention to breathing. We will revise Part I and learn Part II and extra things. Bring a rug or mat.
Levy $1.00 for new students only Max. 25

W222 A POTPOURRI OF DESIGN
(continued in session 3)
JUNE FRANCIS
 
Small book making, decorated letters and Celtic design with use of gold illumination, making your own creative cards for all occasions. Includes simple letter forms for writing on cards.
A list of materials needed will he supplied to those enrolling.
Levy to he advised Max. 12

W223 SHAKESPEARE GERALDINE MENADUE
Measure for Measure is about man's justice and natural justice, and the eternal conflict between them. Share, discuss and view this unique and challenging play.
Class members will need a copy of the play.
Levy $5 Max. 20

W224
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TEN TECHNOLOGISTS PETER READ
The stories of ten technologists whose work shaped the world: from lmhotep to Larry Roberts. Their worlds, their inventions and what they led to.

W225 THREE CENTURIES OF ITALIAN ART TONY BELLETTE
Examination and discussion of the exhibition 'Titian to Tiepolo', currently on view at the Melbourne Museum.
Reading of the relevant section of any history of European Art would be useful.
Levy $5

WEDNESDAY SESSION 3 - 12.05

W231 LATIN 2 THEO SHARPLES
Continuation of basic course of grammar and pronunciation, with background of Roman history and culture.
Textbook: Cambridge Latin course Book II
Max. 35

W232 INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION (cont.) GIFF CAUSON
The Industrial Revolution affected farming and working conditions. Gas and electricity came together with railways. Everyday living changed dramatically.
New members welcome.

W233 A POTPOURRI OF DESIGN
(continued from session 2)
JUNE FRANCIS
 

W234
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JAZZ GREATS JACK LICKISS
This is NOT a repeat course and NOT a detailed history of jazz. It is a series of lectures incorporating the use of CDs, videos and discussion to examine the contributions of ten individuals from Satchmo to Wynton Marsalis.

COURSES AT OTHER TIMES

0201 WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP KEITH WILLIAMS
Some knowledge of watercolour techniques would be helpful, however Keith Williams is quite happy to give guidance and support when required. Thursdays 1.30 - 3.00 p.m.
New members are welcome.

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