CLA1210 - Intermediate Latin A/1
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader(s): Dr Evangelina Anagnostou-Laoutides
Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)
In this unit students advance their grammatical and syntactical knowledge of Latin, while reading and discussing a variety of historical and poetic Latin texts. This unit is designed not only to increase students' experience in reading Latin but also to equip students with the interpretive skills to approach Latin literature critically. Students explore relevant aspects of Roman mythology and poetic technique, and emphasis is given to the historical, political and cultural contexts of the texts studied in class.
On completion of this unit, students will have gained:
- An extensive knowledge of Classical Latin grammar.
- An extensive vocabulary in Classical Latin.
- Reading experience in variety of Latin styles.
- Interpretive skills in relation to Latin literature, and an understanding of the texts in their historical and cultural contexts.
2 x 1 hour Exams: 60%
Class tests: 30%
4 hours (4 x 1 hour seminars) per week
LAT2210 or LAT2240 or LAT3210 or CLA3240