• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Latin
  • Areas of interest Classics and Ancient History
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Greta Hawes
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
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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.

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Read limited passages in Latin unaided.
  2. Read substantial portions of Latin texts with the aid of a dictionary.

Indicative Assessment

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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Workload

Three one-hour meetings and seven hours of associated study time per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed LATN6002. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed LATN2101. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

Reading Latin 2 vols (CUP, 1986)

Specialisations

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
2016 $3054
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4368
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2235 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

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