- 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 have the knowledge and skills to:
- Recognize and translate most morphological forms and grammatical structures found in Ancient Greek texts.
- Read and translate at sight passages of Ancient Greek containing a broad range of grammatical structures and a limited range of vocabulary.
- Read and accurately translate simple passages from ancient texts with the aid of a dictionary and/or grammatical reference.
- Discuss with authority aspects of Ancient Greek grammar.
Indicative AssessmentWeekly exercises (20%) [Learning Outcome 1]
Translation exercises (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3]
Weekly five-minute tests (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]
15-minute in-class presentation (10%) [Learning Outcome 4]
45-minute mid-semester test (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]
Final three-hour examination (40%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact in language classes.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Reading Latin 2 vols (CUP, 1986)
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2200||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|