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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
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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.



Mutual Exclusions

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

HTL100, HTC215, HTC315, XBR118


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)


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%)

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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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