Latin 1A (LATI08007)
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Visiting Students who have prior knowledge of the language should go into the advanced beginners' courses (1C and 1D) instead. The Course Organiser will be responsible for assessing the students' language competence at the start of the course to ensure they are in the right course. Visiting Students must contact the Visiting Student Office in CAHSS for enrolment in this course. It is not possible to take this course alongside Latin 1C.
This course introduces absolute beginners to the morphology and syntax of Classical Latin.
This course covers the first sections of a standard syllabus in morphology and syntax (typically Wheelock's Latin, Chapters 1-24) and is intended for those with no experience in the language at all; it is not available to those with any prior knowledge of the language. It is a fast-paced course, allowing students to cover a large amount of material in the eleven weeks of teaching; tutorials begin in the fourth week and supplement the material covered in the lectures. Lectures are interactive, with students often working in groups and taking part in translation of unadapted Latin (inscriptions) from week 1.
Written Exam 40%, Coursework 40%, Practical Exam 20%
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