Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2013:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture and two 1-hour tutorials per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Total time commitment 108 hours
A study score of at least 25 in VCE Latin or a pass in one of the following or an approved equivalent:
CLAS20025 / 30008 Beginners Latin B
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2013
Not offered in 2013
Not offered in 2013
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students who have passed or are currently enrolled in any of the following subjects 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/
CoordinatorDr Sonya Wurster
This subject is designed for students who commenced the Latin stream with no prior knowledge of the language and have completed Latin 1 and Latin 2, Intensive Beginners Latin, or equivalent. Students examine Roman rhetorical practice through the study of an oratorical text, such as a speech of Cicero. In addition, work is undertaken on grammar and syntax to revise, consolidate and extend students' knowledge of the language. Students who complete this subject should be familiar with the structures and stylistic techniques of Roman oratory, be able to identify the roles of rhetorical practice in Roman social and political life, and understand its function as an instrument of Roman elite self-definition. Students who complete this subject may progress to Latin 4.
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
· be familiar with the style of Roman oratory.
· understand the cultural and production contexts of the text.
· have consolidated their knowledge of grammar and syntax and extended their vocabulary.
· be able to critically analyse the styles and themes of Latin oratory.
Weekly tutorial exercises, equivalent to 750 words 25% (due each week throughout the semester), textual analysis, equivalent to 500 words 10% (due in Week 8 of semester), an assessment test equivalent to 1000 words 30% (due at the end of semester) and a 1750-word essay 35 % (due in the examination period).
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 75% tutorial attendance. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
R.G.Austin (ed.), Cicero, Pro Caelio, Oxford University Press, 1960.
J.Morwood, A Latin Grammar, Oxford University Press, 1999.
|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
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Download PDF version.