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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of History, Classics and Archaeology : Postgraduate (History, Classics and Archaeology)

Postgraduate Course: Elementary Latin (PG) 2 (PGHC11087)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of History, Classics and Archaeology CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryConsolidation 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.
Course description 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)
Pre-requisites It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed Elementary Latin (PG) 1 (PGHC11086)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Latin 1Hb (LATI10018)
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
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  0
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 33, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 161 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 40 %, Coursework 40 %, Practical Exam 20 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Coursework:
Six tutorial exercises, marked best five (20%)
Written assignment (20%)

Practical Exam:
Midterm in-class test (20%)

Written Exam:
Two hour exam (40%)
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. master Latin morphology;
  2. recognise and understand Latin syntactical constructions;
  3. translate extended passages from Latin into English;
  4. analyse and reflect critically upon the Latin language and upon scholarly and advanced conceptual discussions about approaches to the language.
Reading List
Student will require a Latin/English dictionary
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements Students must have either done PG Latin 1 or have suitable previous experience as determined by the Course Organiser.
KeywordsElem Latin 2 (PG)
Contacts
Course organiserDr Justin Stover
Tel: (0131 6)50 9110
Email: justin.stover@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Cristina Roman
Tel: (0131 6)50 4577
Email: Cristina.Roman@ed.ac.uk
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