Intermediate Latin Language B

Subject 107-158 (2009)

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Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 1 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2009.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week
Total Time Commitment: 2 contact hours/week , 4 additional hours/week. Total of 6 hours per week.
Prerequisites: CLAS10010 (Intermediate Latin Language A)
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Parshia Lee-Stecum
Phone: 8344 5386
Subject Overview: This subject follows on from CLAS10010 (Intermediate Latin Language A) to further extend and reinforces students' knowledge of Latin grammar and syntax. By continuing the close examination of Latin linguistic forms and structures, this subject provides students with a detailed understanding of how the Latin language functions, facilitates the reading of complex literary texts studied in other Intermediate Level Latin subjects, and prepares students for the study of Latin texts at Advanced Level. On completion of the subject, students should have consolidated and expanded their knowledge of Latin grammar and syntax, and improved their Latin reading ability.
  • have consolidated and extended their knowledge of Latin grammar;
  • have improved their Latin reading ability to the point where they can undertake Advanced Level Latin study.
Assessment: Weekly exercises equivalent to 1000 words 50% (due during the semester) and an assessment test equivalent to 1000 words 50% (due at the end of semester).
Prescribed Texts:
  • A New Latin Syntax   (E C Woodcock)  Bolchazy-Carducci 1999
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:
  • have developed their linguistic skills and understanding of linguistic structure;
  • be skilled in critical thinking and analysis;
  • possess effective written communication skills.
Related Course(s): Diploma in Arts (Ancient Languages)
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology
Classical Studies and Archaeology

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