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Latin 2 (CLAS10007)

Undergraduate level 1Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2017
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 1
Subject codeCLAS10007
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Summer Term
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

In this subject students consolidate the basic elements covered in Latin 1, and are introduced to more complex grammar and syntax. Increasingly difficult literary and dramatic texts are read. Background information on Roman culture is woven into the subject matter throughout the semester. By the end of the subject, students should have a sufficient grasp of the language to read texts of moderate difficulty with vocabulary assistance. Students who complete this subject may progress to Latin 3.

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this subject will:

  • Read and comprehend basic Latin texts;
  • Translate basic Latin passages and sentences into English;
  • Identify and explain basic Latin grammar, vocabulary and syntax;
  • Identify and articulate the relationship between basic Latin texts and their original socio-cultural context.

Last updated: 11 April 2017