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|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$868.95|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,656.70|
- LATN 112
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- The prerequisite does not apply to students who have achieved a minimum of 16 credits in NCEA Level 3 Latin (or equivalent).
- More information link
- View further information about Latin on the Department of Classics website
- 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%
- Wheelock and LaFleur Wheelock's Latin 7th Ed. 2011 (Collins Reference)
Damon, C. 1995. Res Gestae Divi Augusti. Published by Bryn Mawr Commentaries. ISBN 13: 9780929524849
- 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.