• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Latin
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Ioannis Ziogas
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
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This course introduces students to the study of classical Latin and to the work of the Roman comic writer Plautus, whose plays had a profound influence on the comic writing of Shakespeare and Moliere. The course consists of a series of carefully graded readings from there of Plautus' plays. As students work through these readings they become acquainted with the Roman comic tradition and, at the same time, they are introduced to the fundamental principles that underpin Latin and to a working vocabulary.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

By the end of the semester students will have encountered approximately 50% of the grammar and syntax required for fluent reading of Latin texts (1). The vocabulary they have learned (2) will enable them to cope with simple passages of Latin with the aid of a dictionary (3).

Indicative Assessment

Final three-hour examination (50%) (LO 1, 2), tests (25%) and exercises done throughout the semester (25%) (LO 1, 2, 3).

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Workload

Four one-hour meetings and six hours of associated study time per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed CLAS1001. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

P. Jones and K. Sidwell, Reading Latin 2 vols (CUP, 1985)

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1256 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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