Intermediate Latin I

Course code LATN2501Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

Consists of parallel reading grammar classes, and introduces students to the reading and comprehension of major Latin classics. It facilitates entry to the other Intermediate level Latin course (LATN2502).

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. To complete formal grammar points not covered at 1000 level.

2. To gain a good understanding of major grammatical constructions employed by Latin writers, and thus facilitate the reading of texts.

3. To read and understand Latin texts of a standard suited to students who have completed 10 or 20 units at 1000 level.

4. To enhance one's command of English by appreciation of its relation to and differences from ancient Latin.
ContentCompletion of Latin grammar started at 1000 level, and associated readings.

Introduction to the critical study, in the target language, of edited texts suitable for students who have completed one or two semesters of Latin at 1000 level.

Parallel study of relevant additional grammar.
Replacing Course(s)LATN1020 Elementary Latin II
TransitionStudents who have completed the following may not enrol: LATN1020 Elementary Latin II; LATN2510 Intermediate Latin.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed Knowledge10 units of Latin at 1000 level
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsSeminar
Assessment Items
Examination: ClassClass test: set readings: a test of ability to translate seen and unseen passages 2 x 20%
Examination: OralOral/aural tests 10%
Essays / Written AssignmentsGrammar exercises related to readings: exercises to test grammar points related to set texts 40%

Assessment of prescribed texts: Comprehension exercise 10%
Contact HoursSeminar: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for LATN2501