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CLU13420 Intermediate Latin

This module, aimed at students who have either completed Elementary Latin or studied Latin in secondary school, trains language skills and provides a taste of Latin authors not covered in the Latin Texts courses. In the first semester the emphasis is on revision and consolidation of morphology, grammar, syntax and vocabulary. The second semester is entirely devoted to reading, linguistic analysis and training in unseen translation from Latin into English.
  • Module Organisers:
    • Professor Anna Chahoud, Professor Monica Gale
  • Duration:
    • All year
  • Contact Hours:
    • 44 (22x2 classes/week)
  • Weighting:
    • 10 ECTS
  • Assessment:
    • 100% continuous assessment (40% formative coursework, 60% in-class assessment tests)

Recommended Text

  • Kennedy’s Revised Latin Primer (Longmans)

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

  • Manage an extensive Latin vocabulary
  • Recognise and analyse all the main features of Latin grammar and syntax
  • Recognise and analyse complex grammatical and syntactical structures
  • Translate passages of unadapted Latin verse and prose texts into idiomatic English with little or no vocabulary aid