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LATN211 Intermediate Latin

A consolidation of linguistic skills in Latin and a study of selected Latin prose texts from the Classical period.

The paper is a continuation of LATN 112 and is based upon Part III of the Oxford Latin Course. The emphasis is not only on continuing to master the features of Latin grammar and vocabulary, but also on developing skills in translating from Latin to English.

Paper title Intermediate Latin
Paper code LATN211
Subject Latin
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $851.85
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
LATN 112
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
The prerequisite does not apply to students who have achieved a minimum of 16 credits in NCEA Level 3 Latin (or equivalent).
Contact
classics@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Lecturer: Dr Gwynaeth McIntyre
Paper Structure
This paper builds on LATN 111 and LATN 112 by further developing the students' knowledge of Latin grammar, syntax and vocabulary in preparation for reading the texts offered in LATN 212.
Textbooks
M. Balme & J. Morwood Oxford Latin Course Part III (Oxford UP)
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of key elements of Latin syntax (constructions, clauses, sentence structure), including the subjunctive
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of Latin grammar
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of Latin vocabulary and techniques for remembering vocabulary
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand and translate passages of Latin prose and verse.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 17-22
Tuesday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 18-22
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 17-22
Thursday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 17-22

A consolidation of linguistic skills in Latin and a study of selected Latin prose texts from the Classical period.

The paper is a continuation of LATN 112 and includes the introduction of longer passages of unadapted texts from ancient authors. The emphasis is not only on continuing to master the features of Latin grammar and vocabulary, but also on developing skills in translating from Latin to English.

Paper title Intermediate Latin
Paper code LATN211
Subject Latin
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
LATN 112
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
The prerequisite does not apply to students who have achieved a minimum of 16 credits in NCEA Level 3 Latin (or equivalent).
Contact
classics@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Lecturer: Dr Gwynaeth McIntyre
Paper Structure
This paper builds on LATN 111 and LATN 112 by further developing the students' knowledge of Latin grammar, syntax and vocabulary in preparation for reading the texts offered in LATN 212.

Internal Assessment 50%
Textbooks
Wheelock and LaFleur Wheelock's Latin 7th Ed. 2011 (Collins Reference)

Wallace, R. E. Res Gestae Divi Augusti. (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc., 2007)
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of key elements of Latin syntax (constructions, clauses, sentence structure), including the subjunctive
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of Latin grammar
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of Latin vocabulary and techniques for remembering vocabulary
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand and translate passages of Latin prose and verse.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-22
Tuesday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-22
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22
Thursday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-22