Elementary Latin II

Course code LATN1020Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

Introduces students to the study of Latin of the Classical Period, with an emphasis on the 2nd century BC to the 2nd century AD. Reading in the original language is accompanied by basic grammatical and syntactical instruction.

Not available in 2015

Objectives1. To build further knowledge of vocabulary and grammar appropriate to a second semester at 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 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 less common standard verb forms, many syntactical constructions, and aims at achieving a vocabulary suitable for the reading of the most basic Latin prose texts.
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeLATN1010 or equivalent.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: ClassSundry class tests (10%)
Examination: ClassTwo x two-hour major class tests (20% each)
Other: (please specify)Weekly grammatical exercises (50%)
Other: (please specify)For particulars, dates and times, see course guide available from School office.
Contact HoursLecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term