The unit will focus on further study of Latin grammar (morphology and syntax), such as the uses of the moods and tenses of the verb, further uses of the cases, and the introduction of the passive voice. We will also discuss further cultural phenomena (e.g. Cicero, Verres, oratory; the Roman system of government during the late Republic). This unit extends the skills developed in the first semester of Latin study. It brings students closer to reading Latin authors in the original language. It will be sharpen students philological and critical skills, which can usefully be applied in contexts other than classical study (e.g. in the study of other languages, of philosophy, literature and history).
|Unit name||Latin 1B|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Charlotte Dunn|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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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 syntax, in particular the way latin builds a variety of subordinate clauses in complex sentences
- be able to recall and explain the rules which govern the formation of complex latin sentences
- be able to read passages of latin (adapted and original) and to translate these into clear english.
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On campus enrolment
Weekly: Seminar (1 hour), Seminar (2 hours), Tutorial (1 hour)
Off campus enrolment
Weekly: Seminar recordings (3 hours), Webconference tutorial (1 hour)
|Assessment||Vocabulary & Paradigm Quizzes (15%)|Final exam (40%)|Grammar & Translation Exercises (35%)|Reflection (10%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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