Latin 3: module 3

Course Dates: 19/01/22 - 23/03/22
Time: 19:40 - 21:10
Location: Online
Improve your knowledge of Latin grammar and your ability to read and write Latin, as well as exploring Roman culture and history. Suitable if you have completed Latin 3 module 2 at City Lit or have an equivalent knowledge.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £103.00

Course Code: RL147

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Wed, eve, 19 Jan - 23 Mar '22

Duration: 10 sessions (over 10 weeks)

Or call to enrol:020 7831 7831

Any questions? classics@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2644

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What is the course about?

Further improve your knowledge of grammatical structures and vocabulary so that you can read simple unadapted Latin prose with the help of the textbook’s “running vocabulary”. We will use Reading Latin, by Peter Jones and Keith Sidwell (2 volumes), starting around section 5. Students will read adapted passages included in the Reading Latin: Text and Vocabulary volume; reading will be combined with grammar instruction and grammatical exercises.

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.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

We shall start by revising the formation subjunctive mood, as well as participles and the gerundive. We will then continue to expand our knowledge of how these forms are used and move on to the study of more complex Latin sentence structures.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- demonstrate a solid knowledge of the formation and uses of the indicative and subjunctive forms of
regular verbs;
- demonstrate solid knowledge of Latin participles (active, deponent, and future);
- translate complex Latin sentences into English;
- have some insight into the derivation of English words;
- have some insight into the world of ancient Rome.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is designed for students who have completed Latin 3 module 2 at City Lit or have been learning Latin for around one year. As this 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.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Bring writing material.
Textbook: “Reading Latin” by Peter Jones & Keith Sidwell, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press, 2 volumes:
- Grammar and Exercises (ISBN 9781107632264)
- Text and Vocabulary’ (ISBN 9781107618701).
An e-book version can also be purchased.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Latin 4: module 1.

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