Undergraduate Course: Latin 1A (LATI08007)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course introduces absolute beginners to the morphology and syntax of Classical Latin.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Students who have prior knowledge of the language should go into the advanced beginners' courses (1C and 1D). The Course Organiser will be responsible for assessing the students' language competence at the start of the course to ensure they are in the right course. If in doubt PTs should contact the Course Organiser in advance of registering students for the course.
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 42,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 6,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Class work (40%);
one (2-hour) degree exam paper - 60%.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||Latin 1A||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||Latin 1A||2:00|
| Students who complete the course successfully will be able by the end of the course to demonstrate in written examination and course work (including quizzes and tutorial exercises):
- a good understanding of the essentials of Latin grammar and syntax;
- basic skills in translating and understanding Latin literary texts.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Please note that graduate students need to take/audit the Elementary Latin course (course code: PGHC11086), not Latin 1A.
|Course organiser||Dr Sandra Bingham
Tel: (0131 6)50 6689
|Course secretary||Mrs Toni Wigglesworth
Tel: (0131 6)50 3580
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