Postgraduate Course: Elementary Latin (PG) 2 (PGHC11087)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Consolidation of work in Latin accidence and grammar from Elementary Latin (PG) 1, together with systematic treatment of the syntax of the complex sentence. The focus of this semester will be on the reading of texts.
This course is designed for those who already have a working knowledge of the basics of Latin grammar. It will cover all the common constructions, but the main focus will be on reading short pieces from a variety of prose texts.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed
Elementary Latin (PG) 1 (PGHC11086)
||Other requirements|| Students must have either done PG Latin 1 or have suitable previous experience as determined by the Course Organiser.
|Additional Costs|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 33,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Examination (2 hours) 70%
Short assignment 15%
Weekly Coursework 15%
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||2:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- demonstrate, by way of coursework and examination as required, that they have mastered Latin morphology;
- demonstrate, by way of coursework and examination as required, that they can recognise and understand Latin syntactical constructions;
- demonstrate, by way of coursework and examination as required, that they can translate extended passages from Latin into English;
- demonstrate in class discussion an ability to analyse and reflect critically upon the Latin language and upon scholarly and advanced conceptual discussions about approaches to the language.
|Student will require a Latin/English dictionary|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Students must have either done PG Latin 1 or have suitable previous experience as determined by the Course Organiser.
|Keywords||Elem Latin 2 (PG)
|Course organiser||Dr Justin Stover
Tel: (0131 6)50 9110
|Course secretary||Mr Jonathan Donnelly
Tel: (0131 6)50 3782