Latin 3: module 2
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: RL609
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Duration: 10 sessions (over 10 weeks)
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What is the course about?
Extend your understanding of Latin grammatical structures and vocabulary so that you can continue to read Latin prose texts, following the textbook Reading Latin by Jones & Sidwell CUP (2016 Edition). Reading will be combined with grammar instruction and exercises on grammatical points.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
The course continues from Latin 3 Module 1, and is designed to revise and build on your existing knowledge of Latin. We will continue reading adaptations of original Latin literary texts from ancient authors, combined with grammar instruction and exercises on grammatical points. For the exact starting point in the coursebook please contact the Classics Deprtment: details on this will be posted nearer the start date of the course.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have completed Latin 3 Module 1 or have an equivalent knowledge. As the course is taught in English, please read the outline carefully to decide if you may benefit from support with your English skills to help you take part fully in this class.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course consists of translation, grammar instructions and grammar exercises with a high level of student interaction (individual, pair and group work). Students are expected to do the homework regularly and participate in oral classroom activities. Homework will require approx. 1-2 hours per week. Homework tasks will be posted on Google Classroom each week.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Please come provided with writing material, and the following three volumes of the textbook Reading Latin by Jones & Sidwell CUP (2016 Edition):
Reading Latin: Grammar and Exercises (ISBN 9781107632264);
Reading Latin: Text & Vocabulary (ISBN 9781107618701);
Reading Latin: An Independent Study Guide (ISBN 978 1107615601).
We recommend you purchase the book after the first session of the course, when you are happy that the class is suitable for you.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Latin 3: module 3.
Sara has been teaching Classics and Greek and Latin languages in UK Higher Education since 2017. She holds a PhD in Greek literature.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.