• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Latin
  • Areas of interest Classics and Ancient History

This course introduces students to the study of classical Latin through a series of carefully graded readings in Latin literature and Roman history. As students work through these readings they are introduced to the fundamental principles that underpin the Latin language while acquiring a working vocabulary.

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. Recognize and translate around 50% of the morphological forms and grammatical structures found in Latin texts.
  2. Read and translate at sight passages of Latin containing a limited range of grammatical structures and a basic foundational vocabulary.
  3. Read and translate a greater range of passages in Latin with the aid of a dictionary and/or grammatical reference.
  4. Discuss with authority aspects of Latin grammar.

Indicative Assessment

Fortnightly Online Exercises  (35%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3]
Fortnightly Online Vocabulary Tests (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]
15-minute in-class presentation (10%)  [Learning Outcome 4]
45-minute Mid-semester Test (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]
Final Three-hour Examination (30%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]

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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact in language classes.
b) 82 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed CLAS6001. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course. Incompatible with LATN1102 or LATN2119

Prescribed Texts

Hans ├śrberg, Lingua Latina: Pars I: Familia Romana (Focus, 2011)



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:
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.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $3216
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4590
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7190 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A

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