Intermediate Latin II

Description

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.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. 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.

Content

The 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)

This course replaces the following course(s): LATN2510. Students who have successfully completed LATN2510 are not eligible to enrol in LATN2502.

Assumed Knowledge

LATN1010 and LATN2501 or equivalent.

Assessment Items

In Term Test: Weekly written exercises

Written Assignment: Written tests x 2

Written Assignment: Source analysis exercise

Presentation: Group Presentation

Contact Hours

Seminar

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term