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LT1508: LATIN 2 (2017-2018)

Last modified: 11 Jan 2018 14:37

Course Overview

LT1508 picks up where LT1010 (Latin 1) finished in first term. By the end of this course students should have a more or less comprehensive understanding of Latin syntax and grammar, a Latin vocabulary of 700-800 words, and should be capable of translating simple Latin texts into idiomatic English. Students will very likely discover that their knowledge of English vocabulary and grammar/syntax is improved by their study of Latin.  Download Course Guide

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
  • Dr Sam Newington

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Course Description

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


First attempt: 3 in-class tests equal weighting
Resit: 2 hour examination (100%)

Formative Assessment

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.

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