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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 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 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $955.05
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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).
Teaching staff

Lecturer: To be confirmed.

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 60%
External Assessment 40%


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

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

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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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), 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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Semester 1

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 10:00-10:50 9-14, 16-22
Tuesday 10:00-10:50 9-14, 16, 18-22
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 9-14, 16-22
Thursday 10:00-10:50 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 22
Thursday 13:00-13:50 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21