Elementary Latin I
Introduces students to the study of Latin. Reading in the original language is accompanied by basic grammatical and syntactical instruction.
Available in 2014
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
|Objectives||1. To achieve a knowledge of vocabulary and grammar appropriate to 1000 level|
2. To gain an understanding of common word order and grammatical constructions employed by Latin writers, and thus facilitate the reading of texts.
3. To read and understand specially prepared and graded Latin texts illustrating Rome at its height, so as to understand the importance of key cultural concepts.
4. To enhance one's command of English by appreciation of its relation to and differences from Latin.
|Content||The course covers simple word-order, the most basic common verb forms, and basic cases of all nouns and adjectives, and introduces a basic vocabulary sufficient to enhance understanding of Roman society.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Examination: Class||Sundry class tests (10%)|
|Examination: Class||Two x one-hour major class tests (20% each)|
|Essays / Written Assignments||Weekly grammatical exercises (50%)|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for LATN1010|