Intermediate Latin II

Course code LATN2502Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

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

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. To build further knowledge of vocabulary and grammar appropriate to a second semester at 2000 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)LATN2510 Intermediate Latin
TransitionStudents who have completed the following may not enrol: LATN2510 Intermediate Latin
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeLATN1010 and LATN2501 or equivalent.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsSeminar
Assessment Items
Examination: ClassTwo x two-hour major class tests (20% each)
Essays / Written AssignmentsWeekly written exercises: Grammar exercises related to readings: exercises to test grammar points related to set texts 50%

Source analysis exercise 10%
Contact HoursSeminar: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for LATN2502