- Code LATN2122
- 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 this key Classical language as students consolidate the elements covered in Intermediate Latin I. Students will expand their working vocabulary while reading through a variety of texts chosen to introduce them to the grammatical principles that underpin Latin literature. Upon completion of the course, students should have sufficient expertise to read texts of moderate difficulty with minimal assistance. Students who complete this course are eligible to progress to Advanced Latin.
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 Latin texts.
- Read and translate at sight passages of Latin containing a broad range of grammatical structures and a moderate range of vocabulary.
- Read and translate a range of passages in Latin with the aid of a dictionary and/or grammatical reference.
- Discuss in-depth and with authority aspects of Latin literature and grammar.
Indicative AssessmentTranslation and Morphology Exercises, 1800 words (30%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3]
Vocabulary Tests, one hour total (10%) [Learning Outcome 1, 3]
10 minute in-class presentation (5%) with 1000-word report (10 %) [Learning outcome 4]
45-minute Mid-semester Test (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]
Final Three-hour Examination (30%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact in language classes over 12 weeks.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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