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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. It aims to provide a forum for 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. Delivered as a distance learning course but students who are in attendance on campus are more than welcome to take this course. Download Course Guide
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
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.
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1st attempt: 3 in-class tests of equal weighting.
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.