Latin 1A: Basic Latin 1 LATIN1001
- Academic Session: 2019-20
- School: School of Humanities
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
- Typically Offered: Semester 1
- Available to Visiting Students: Yes
- Available to Erasmus Students: Yes
The course introduces students to key concepts in the study of Latin language and familiarises students with basic features of Latin grammar and syntax.
Lectures: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays at 9am over 10 weeks as scheduled on MyCampus; weekly one hour seminar (choice of times) over 10 weeks as scheduled on MyCampus.
Requirements of Entry
Basic Latin for Honours 1 (LATIN4003); Basic Latin for Postgraduates 1 (LATIN5003)
1 Class test (50 minutes) - 25%
Examination (2-hour duration) - 75%
Main Assessment In: December
This course aims to:
■ Study key concepts in the Latin language,
■ Introduce basic features of Latin grammar and syntax,
■ Provide a basic Latin vocabulary,
■ Enable the comprehension and translation into English simple Latin sentences,
■ Enable the translation from English into correct Latin single words and brief phrases.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
■ Apply their knowledge of basic Latin grammar, morphology and syntax, and specified Latin vocabulary,
■ Translate simple sentences from Latin into idiomatic English
■ Answer questions about the forms of Latin words used in simple Latin sentences.
■ Supply the correct forms of individual Latin words and simple phrases.
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.