Courses & Units

Latin 1A HTL101

Hobart

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Latin 1A
Unit code HTL101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Coordinator

Dr. Jonathan Wallis

Teaching staff

Dr. Jonathan Wallis

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Be able to recall English meanings for an introductory body of Latin vocabulary.
  2. Understand and be able to apply the basic elements of Latin grammar, in particular the use of inflection (changes in the form of words) to establish grammatical functions and so create meaning.
  3. Be able to read passages of Latin (adapted and original) and to translate these into clear English.
  4. Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the Roman cultural systems embedded in Latin, and of the influence these have had on the development of modern languages and cultures.

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,108.00 091505

Fees for next year will be published in November. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HTL100, HTC215, HTC315, XBR118

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus:
Video grammar module (20 mins/1 time)
Weekly seminars (2 times = 3 hours per week)
Weekly tutorial (1 hour/1 time)

Off Campus:
Video grammar module (20 mins/1 time)
Seminar video recordings (3 hours/4 times)
Web conferences (4 x semester)

Assessment

Task 1: Vocabulary and paradigm quizzes (15%)

Task 2: Reflective questions (10%)

Task 3: Grammar and translation exercises (35%)

Task 4: Exam, 2 hours (40%)

TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

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).

Booktopia textbook links

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