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|
Dr. Jonathan Wallis
|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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- Be able to recall English meanings for an introductory body of Latin vocabulary.
- 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.
- Be able to read passages of Latin (adapted and original) and to translate these into clear English.
- 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.
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
HTL100, HTC215, HTC315, XBR118
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%)
|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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