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.
Availability2017 Course Timetables
- Semester 2 - 2017
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. build further knowledge of vocabulary and grammar appropriate to a second semester at 2000 level
2. gain an understanding of common word order and grammatical constructions employed by Latin writers, and thus facilitate the reading of texts.
3. read and understand graded Latin texts illustrating Rome at its height, so as to understand the importance of key cultural concepts.
4. enhance one's command of English by appreciation of its relation to and differences from Latin.
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.
This course replaces LATN2510. If you have successfully completed LATN2510 you cannot enrol in this course.
LATN1010 and LATN2501 or equivalent.
In Term Test: Weekly written exercises
Written Assignment: Written tests x 2
Written Assignment: Source analysis exercise
Presentation: Group Presentation
Online 3 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks