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LATN2620: Learn to Read Latin 1

2020 unit information

This unit provides senior-level students with the essential linguistic foundation to the study of the literature, culture, history and long legacy of the Latin-speaking world ruled by Rome. No previous knowledge of any foreign language is assumed and all grammatical concepts encountered will be explained. The unit introduces the basics of Latin through the study of grammar and, using a wide variety of short and longer readings from a range of Roman authors, provides an introduction to Latin literature.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Classics and Ancient History

Code LATN2620
Academic unit Classics and Ancient History
Credit points 6
LATN1001 or LATN1600 or LATN2611 or HSC Latin
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. develop a measurable Latin vocabulary
  • LO2. recognise and be able to generate Latin word forms
  • LO3. understand the basics of Latin grammar
  • LO4. read and write simple (and some complex) Latin sentences

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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