LATIN B

CAH2LTB

2020

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 ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsLAT1002 OR LAT1BE2 OR LAT3BE2

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Classical Latin: An Introductory Course

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJC McKeown

Year2010

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PublisherHackett

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Classical Latin: An Introductory Course Workbook

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJC McKeown

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherHackett

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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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

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), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRhiannon Evans

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Exams (1,600-word equivalent) Two 1-hourN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO5, SILO8
Language exercises (2,400-word equivalent) WeeklyN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO3, SILO5, SILO6, SILO8