- Code LATN2119
- 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
- Academic career UGRD
- Christopher Bishop
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2021
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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.
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 around 50% of the morphological forms and grammatical structures found in Latin texts.
- Read and translate at sight passages of Latin containing a limited range of grammatical structures and a basic foundational vocabulary.
- Read and translate a greater range of passages in Latin with the aid of a dictionary and/or grammatical reference.
Indicative AssessmentOnline Exercises (35%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3]
Online Vocabulary Tests (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]
Online Translation and Morphology Exercises (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]
45-minute Mid-semester Test (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]
Final Three-hour Examination (30%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact in language classes over 12 weeks, and
b) 82-hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Hans Ørberg, Lingua Latina: Pars I: Familia Romana (Focus, 2011)
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