- Code LATN6101
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Latin
- Areas of interest Classics and Ancient History
This course continues the study of Latin grammar through readings from the Latin prose authors Cicero and Sallust. A series of adapted readings , from Cicero's speeches against Verres, the corrupt governor of Sicily, and from Sallust's account of Catiline's unsuccessful conspiracy to overthrow the state, introduces students to the history of the late Roman Republic and a number of its interesting personalities. As students work through the readings they are introduced to the more advanced grammatical principles that underpin complex Latin sentences and they expand their working vocabulary.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Read limited passages in Latin unaided.
- Read substantial portions of Latin texts with the aid of a dictionary.
To ensure that they thoroughly understand the grammatical principles that they are studying students complete a number of short exercises in class and weekly assignments for assessment (30%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2].
A brief weekly test will monitor their acquisition of vocabulary (10%) [Learning Outcome 1].
A mid-semester test (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1].
Final three-hour examination will measure progress (45%) [Learning Outcomes 1].
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Three one-hour meetings and seven hours of associated study time per week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Reading Latin 2 vols (CUP, 1986)
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|15 Feb 2016
|26 Feb 2016
|31 Mar 2016
|27 May 2016