Revive the ancient and beautiful Latin language. Establish a working knowledge of Latin words, sentences and passages. Read Latin script and recognise nouns and verbs. Write sentences while drawing on an understanding of grammar and syntax.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- read Latin script
- understand the grammar and syntax of simple Latin texts at word level, phrase level and sentence level
- identify relevant Latin vocabulary
- translate simple Latin texts
- write and/or type in Latin.
- Verbs: person, tense
- Adjectives; irregular verbs - esse, posse
- Verbs: voice, mood
- Pronouns I: demonstrative adjectives
- Participles: deponent, semi-deponent verbs
- Verbs: subjunctive mood; sequence of tenses
- Pronouns II: 4th and 5th declension nouns
- Revision and examination
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
Complete a Level 1 Major subject.
No special requirements
- Grammar Quizzes (15%)
- Document analysis (15%)
- Prose Compositions (20%)
- Effective Sem 2 2017 (40%)