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LAN101: Classical Latin I (Introductory)

Key details

Unit typeElective unit
Credit points6
Indicative contact hours3 hours per week
PrerequisitesNone
Offered inSemester 1
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Overview

This unit is designed for beginners and requires no previous knowledge of a foreign language or of English Grammar. The grammatical concepts and categories of the Latin language encountered during this unit are fully explained within the unit itself. Students study Classical Latin (c.100 BC – c.100 AD) but material from other periods may also be introduced for illustration.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the unit students will have:

a) An understanding of the fundamental concepts of Latin grammar.
b) Knowledge of the core Latin vocabulary and grammar, including syntax.
c) The ability to translate simple texts from Latin to English and vice versa.
d) The ability to read Latin aloud using a reasonable pronunciation
e) The ability to participate effectively and confidently in group work and practical exercises in tutorials.

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