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LATN112 Introductory Latin 2

A continuation of LATN111, including the study of texts chosen to illustrate Roman history and literature in the 1st century BC.

This paper continues the survey of Latin grammar. The emphasis is not only on mastering more complex features of Latin grammar and vocabulary, but also on developing skills in translating from Latin to English.

Paper title Introductory Latin 2
Paper code LATN112
Subject Latin
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $955.05
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LATN 111
Schedule C
Arts and Music
The prerequisite does not apply to students who have achieved a minimum of 18 credits in NCEA Level 2 Latin (or equivalent).
Teaching staff

Lecturer: To be confirmed.

Paper Structure

This paper builds on LATN 111 by further developing the students' knowledge of Latin grammar, syntax and vocabulary.

Internal Assessment 100%


Wheelock and LaFleur Wheelock's Latin 7th Ed. 2011 (Collins Reference)

A Groton and J May Thirty Eight Latin Stories, 5th Edition. 2004

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork, Communication.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will:

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of key elements of Latin syntax (constructions, clauses, sentence structure), especially verbal tenses, participles and the passive voice
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of Latin grammar sufficient to progress to the more advanced Latin grammatical constructions taught in LATN 211
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of Latin vocabulary and the techniques for remembering vocabulary
  • Demonstrate an ability to understand and translate sentences and passages of Latin prose

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Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
Tuesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41