Intended for students who have no previous knowledge of the language. The unit is designed to provide a rapid survey of the Latin language sufficient to enable students to read selected passages of adapted Latin. It includes some historical and cultural background.
|Unit name||Latin 1A|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $1,969.00||091505|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
This unit is taught in both on-campus mode (Hobart) and off-campus mode.
ON-CAMPUS STUDENTS: Two 2-hour seminars weekly, and one 50-minute tutorial weekly.
OFF-CAMPUS STUDENTS: Seminar Audio Recordings (an audio recording of the two weekly seminars in Hobart will be available through the ‘Recordings’ folder in MyLO by the end of the day on which it takes place), Web Conferences (four web conferences will be scheduled across the semester, in Weeks 3, 6, 9, 12.
Reflective questions, 10%; vocabulary and paradigm quizzes, 15%; grammar and translation exercises, 35%; 2-hr exam, 40%.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Available from the Co-op Bookshop: Peter V. Jones & Keith C. Sidwell, Reading Latin: Text and Vocabulary (2nd Edition: 2016) and Reading Latin: Grammar and Exercises (2nd Edition: 2016).
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