Elementary Latin:1

Description

Introduces students to the study of Latin. Reading in the original language is accompanied by basic grammatical and syntactical instruction.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

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.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Short Creative

Essay: Reflective Essay

Portfolio: Creative Portfolio

Written Assignment: Workshop Critique

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term