Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Four hours of language classes per week |
Total Time Commitment:
96 hours over the semester.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students who have completed VCE Latin are not permitted to enrol in this subject, these students should see the subject listings for Post VCE Latin.
Students who have passed any of the following subjects are not permitted to enrol in this subject:
Beginners Latin A under the codes 107152, 670-204 or 670358
Intensive Beginners Latin under the codes 107-149, 670-201, 670-355
Students who have passed any of the subjects listed below are not permitted to enrol in this subject:
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
This subject is an introduction to the grammar and reading of Latin. It covers grammatical concepts and paradigms, sentence formation and translation and reading simple texts. Background information on Roman culture is woven into the subject matter throughout the semester. The aim is for students to acquire the elements of the grammar, syntax and vocabulary of Latin, and attain reading skills sufficient to begin reading literary and dramatic texts.
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
Assessment exercises totaling 2000 words 50% (due during semester) and a 2000-word examination 50% (due in the examination period).
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 75% class attendance. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day; after five working days late assessment will not be marked. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://classics-archaeology.unimelb.edu.au/|
Classical Studies and Archaeology |
Classical Studies and Archaeology Major
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