Courses & Units

Intermediate Latin A HTL261


This unit builds on the study of the ancient Latin language undertaken in HTL101 and HTL102. In it, students will complete the JACT Reading Latin textbook, including the passages of unadapted poetry and prose (Catullus, Cicero, Virgil, Horace).


Unit name Intermediate Latin A
Unit code HTL261
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Coordinator Doctor Jonathan Wallis
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Intermediate


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


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2024 22/3/2024 15/4/2024 2/6/2024

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Learning Outcomes

  • Recall English meanings of a prescribed number of Latin words, and be able to translate these English meanings back into Latin;
  • Form all Latin declensions and conjugations;
  • Identify forms of Latin words by gender, case and number (nouns, pronouns and adjectives) or person, number, tense, voice and mood (verbs);
  • Explain usage of forms/syntax in complex Latin sentences;
  • Read adapted and unadapted passages of Latin and translate into clear English.

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
091505 $555.00 $555.00 not applicable $2,324.00

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HTL102 - Latin 1B


Teaching Pattern

On campus enrolment

Weekly: Seminar (1 hour), seminar (2 hours)

Off campus enrolment

Weekly: Web conference seminar (1 hour), Web conference seminar (2 hours)

AssessmentFinal Project (25%)|Language reflections and activities (25%)|Comprehension and Creation Exercises (50%)
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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