Faculty of Arts


LATIN 100

Introduction to Latin Language 1


Description

Latin 100/100G is a course in beginner’s Latin and assumes no prior knowledge of the language. By the end of the course students will be able to produce and translate simple sentences. The course will also include a series of more general lectures, which will situate the Latin language in its broader social and cultural context.

 Course outcomes:

A student who successfully completes this course will have the opportunity to:

  • translate and produce simple sentences in Latin
  • acquire a working knowledge of basic Latin grammar
  • learn about the development of the Latin language in its historical context
  • acquire skills in language learning and translation
  • understand the influence of Latin on both English and other modern languages
  • establish the foundations for advanced study in Latin.

 

 Assessment

 Coursework + exam

Availability 2021

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s)  Alecia Bland

Reading/Texts

Wheelock's Latin: The Classic Introductory Latin Course, by Frederic Wheelock (revised by Richard A. LaFleur), published by HarperCollins, 7th edition (2011).

NB: Please ensure that you purchase the correct edition of the text, as it has been in print for many years. It is vital that you purchase the correct (7th) edition of the text, as it has been modified from previous editions. This text is compulsory for both Latin 100 and Latin 101.

Points

LATIN 100: 15.0 points

Restrictions

May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed


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