LATIN B

CAH2LTB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is the second stage of an introduction to the reading and grammar of Latin. Our aim is to continue the reading of basic sentences and texts, and continue to learn more advanced grammatical concepts and skills including translation, especially from Latin into English. We will also study the Roman cultural context of the Latin language, including some core value terms used in Roman daily life. The aim is for students to acquire the basic elements of the grammar of Latin, its syntax and its vocabulary.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRhiannon Evans

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesWritten work and language exercises, translation or grammar problems.  In-class discussion and group work. 

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsLAT3BE2 OR LAT1002 OR LAT1BE2

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Cambridge Latin Course Book 4

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorN/A

Year2002

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCUP

ISBN9780521797924

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Cambridge Latin Course Book 3

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorN/A

Year2004

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCUP

ISBN9780521797948

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Life-long learning: Develop an interest in the language and culture of the Romans and their influence on today's world, particularly with reference to the way that the Latin language feeds into English and other modern European languages.
02. Teamwork, combined with writing and/or speaking, incorporating the ability to explain to other students and make use of grammatical and syntactical features of language
03. Demonstrate an ability to apply knowledge to different contexts by appropriately using grammar, vocabulary and cultural knowledge as required to respond to new situations in the language.
04. Find, critically evaluate and manage information retrieved from dictionaries and grammar summaries and to begin to apply understanding and synthesis.
05. Write short sentences and phrases in Latin relevant to Ancient Rome.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRhiannon Evans

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Exams (1,600-word equivalent) Two 1-hour

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO8

Language exercises (2,400-word equivalent) Weekly

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo60 SILO3, SILO5, SILO6, SILO8