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LATN2620: Learn to Read Latin 1

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.

Code LATN2620
Academic unit Classics and Ancient History
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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LATN1001 or LATN1600 or LATN2611 or HSC Latin

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

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