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LATIN

> Level 1
LT 1009
LATIN 1
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr N Mills

Pre-requisite(s): None.

Co-requisite(s):

Note(s): An introductory intensive course for those with little or no previous exposure to Latin. One cannot expect to assimilate Latin grammar thoroughly or build an extensive vocabulary in just 12 weeks, but those who successfully complete the course are adequately prepared to attend LT 1507 Latin class.

The course will consist in a guided reading of Latin texts, in self-study grammar reviews and the study of basic vocabulary.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 4 tutorials per week. Timetabling to be arranged.

1st Attempt: Continuous assessment (3 one-hour in-class tests) (100%).

Resit: 1 two-hour examination (100%).

Formative Assessment and Feedback Information

Continuous feedback to students on their progress basesd on classroom and written performance. Formative assessment will be both formal and informal.

Summative feedback on performance will take the form of returns of written translations.

Formative feedback will mainly take the form of informal classroom feedback.

LT 1507
LATIN 2
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: TBC

Pre-requisite(s): Latin 1

Note(s): An intensive course for those with previous exposure to Latin. By the end of the course students should be able to translate simple Latin texts in to idiomatic English and have assimilated the basic structiure of Latin grammar.

The course consists in a guided reading of Latin texts, in self-study grammar reviews and the study of vocabulary.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 4 tutorials per week. Timetabling to be arranged.

1st Attempt: Exam (1 three-hour written exam with no aids) (100%).

Resit: Exam (1 three-hour written exam with no aids) (100%).

Formative Assessment and Feedback Information

Continuous feedback to students on their progress basesd on classroom and written performance Formative assessment will be both formal and informal.

Summative feedback on  performance will take the form of returns of written translations.

Formative feedback will mainly take the form of informal classroom feedback.

 

> Level 2
LT 2007
LATIN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 1
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr F Pedersen

Pre-requisite(s): LT 1007 Basic Latin 1 and LT 1507 Basic Latin 2 (or equivalent).

Note(s): This course builds on the previous year's teaching in Latin and introduces the students to medium-grade difficulty Latin texts, such as the Gospels and medieval saints lives.

The course aims to provide a forum for the study of both Latin language and literature. The aim is to consolidate and extend our students grasp of grammar syntax and vocabulary of classical and medieval Latin, with all the chief constructions having been covered by the end of the course.

This course will introduce Students to a selection of classical and medieval authors and a variety of Latin texts and will include a study both of grammar and Latin texts. Texts may include selections from the Gospels, selections from Cicero and Julius Caesar, selections from the Church Fathers, papal decretals, legal documents, etc. Texts may include selections form the Gospels, selections from Cicero and Julius Caesar, selections from the Church Fathers, papal decretals, legal documents, etc. By the end of the course the students should be able to master latin of a level of difficulty corresponding to the Gospel of St. John.

12 two-hour seminars.

1st attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (100%) (no aids allowed).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%) (no aids allowed).

Formative Assessment and Feedback Information

Continuous feedback to students on their progress based on classroom and written performance. Formative assessment will be both formal and informal.

Summative feedback on performance will take the form of informal discussions of progress, both in class and individually.

Formative feedback will mainly take the form of exam assessment.

LT 2507
INTERMEDIATE LATIN 2
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr F Pedersen

Pre-requisite(s): LT 1007 basic Latin 1 and LT 1507 basic Latin 2 (or equivalent).

Note(s): This course builds on the previous year's teaching in Latin and introduces the students to medium grade difficulty Latin texts such as the gospels, medieval saints lives, and Medieval legal texts.

Text to be studies will be decided in consultation with the class. They may include selections from the Gospels, selections from Cicero and Caesar, selections from the church fathers, papal decretals, legal documents, etc.

At the end of the course the student should be able to master texts at a level of difficulty corresponding to classical texts by Julius Caesar. They will also be made aware of differences between classical and medieval Latin.

1 two-hour seminar per week.

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).

Formative Assessment and Feedback Information

Continuous feedback to students on their progress will be provided based on their classroom and written performance. Formative assessment will be both formal and informal.

Summative feedback on performance will take the form of informal discussions of progress both in class and individually. Formative feedback will mainly take the form of exam assessment.