Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015: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 three hours of tutorials per week for 12 weeks |
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students who have passed VCE Latin or any of the subjects listed below are not permitted to enrol in this subject:
CLAS20024 / 30007 Beginners Latin A
|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 with no previous knowledge of Latin language. This subject is an introduction to the grammar and reading of classical 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 complete this subject may progress to Latin 2.
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
Assessment exercises totalling 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, no late assessment will be marked. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
Classical Latin: An Introductory Course (JC McKeown) Hacket Publishing Company, Inc.
Classical Latin: An Introductory Course,Workbook (JC McKeown) Hacket Publishing Company, Inc.
|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
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