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|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
Dr. Jayne Knight
Dr. Jayne Knight
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||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 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.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
On Campus: One Video Grammar Module (approx. 20 mins) per week., 1x2hr seminar per week, 1x1hr seminar per week, 1x 1hr tutorial per week.
Off Campus: One Video Grammar Module (approx. 20 mins) per week, Seminar Video Recordings, 4x Web Conference per semester.
Task 1: Vocabulary & Paradigm Quizzes (15%)
Task 2: Grammar & Translation Exercises (35%)
Task 3: Reflective Questions (10%)
Task 4: Final exam (40%)
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