Elementary Latin I

Course code LATN1010Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

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

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Objectives1. 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.
ContentThe 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.
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNone.
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: ClassSundry class tests (10%)
Examination: ClassTwo x one-hour major class tests (20% each)
Essays / Written AssignmentsWeekly grammatical exercises (50%)
Contact HoursLecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for LATN1010