Reading Latin 1 (LATN2620)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

3x1-hr lectures/week,1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment

1250wd-equivalent weekly language assignments (30%), 1250wd-equivalent weekly quizzes (30%), 1x2hr exam (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prohibitions

LATN2611, LATN1001, LATN1600

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