• 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
  • Course convener
    • Christopher Bishop
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2020
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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.

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 most morphological forms and grammatical structures found in Latin texts.
  2. Read and translate at sight passages of Latin containing a broad range of grammatical structures and a moderate range of vocabulary.
  3. Read and translate a range of passages in Latin with the aid of a dictionary and/or grammatical reference.
  4. Discuss in-depth and with authority aspects of Latin literature and grammar.

Indicative Assessment

Translation 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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Workload

130 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.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed LATN2121or LATN6121, or with permission of the convenor. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed: LATN6122, LATN2101, LATN6101, LATN2125, LATN3125, LATN6125.

Majors

Minors

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
2020 $3120
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $4800
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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8432 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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