Undergraduate Course: Latin 1B (LATI08008)
|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 develops near beginners' knowledge of the morphology and syntax of classical Latin and their skill in reading original Latin texts. The second half of the semester is taken up with the reading of a simple text.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed
Latin 1A (LATI08007)
||Other requirements|| Students are required to pass Latin 1A (LATI08007). A student who has been registered for Latin 1B but does not pass Latin 1A in the 1st Semester must contact the course organiser for his/her approval before continuing with Latin.
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 44,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 7,
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 S2 (April/May)||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||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 weekly quizzes and tutorial exercises):
- a better understanding of the essentials of Latin grammar and syntax;
- an increasing fluency in translating and understanding Latin literary texts;
- an initial awareness of literary critical issues.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Donncha O'Rourke
Tel: (0131 6)50 3771
|Course secretary||Mrs Toni Wigglesworth
Tel: (0131 6)50 3580
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