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  • LAT 110 Latin 110 

Contact time: 2 lectures per week, 2 discussions per week

Period of presentation: First year, First semester

Language of tuition: English

Credits: 12

Module content: 

*Not for students who passed Latin in Gr 12

Latin grammar and reading (1) and (2) 

Basic characteristics and use of classical Latin: the verb and noun in Latin (conjugation and declension), basic syntax, as well as vocabulary; exercises in grammar and reading; relevant social, political and historical background.

Continued study of accidence and syntax; further basic vocabulary. More adapted Latin passages to facilitate academic literacy.

 

  • LAT 120 Latin 120 

Prerequisite: LAT 110

Contact time: 2 lectures per week, 2 discussions per week

Period of presentation: Second year, Second semester

Language of tuition: English

Credits: 12

Module content: 

*Not for students who passed Latin in Gr 12

Latin grammar and reading (3) and (4) 

Continued study of accidence and syntax: further basic vocabulary. More adapted Latin passages to facilitate academic literacy.

The student’s knowledge and understanding of Latin accidence, syntax and vocabulary is extended further. The emphasis is now more on reading passages and analysing them grammatically and syntactically.

 

  • LAT 210 Latin 210 

Prerequisite: LAT 110, 120 or a pass mark in Latin in Gr 12

Contact time: 2 lectures per week, 1 discussion per week

Period of presentation: Second year, First semester

Language of tuition: English

Credits: 20

Module content: 

Latin literature, grammar and history (1) and (2) 

Selected passages from Latin literature, including legal and patristic texts; Latin grammar.

An introduction to Roman history 

Selected passages of prose and poetry. Latin grammar. Roman history and constitution.

 

  • LAT 220 Latin 220 

Prerequisite: LAT 210

Contact time: 2 lectures per week, 1 discussion per week

Period of presentation: Second year, Second semester

Language of tuition: English

Credits: 20

Module content: 

Latin literature, grammar and history (3) and (4) 

Selected passages of prose and poetry. Latin grammar. Roman history and constitution. History of Latin literature.

 

  • LAT 310 Latin 310 

Academic organisation: Ancient Languages

Prerequisite: LAT 210, 220

Contact time: 2 lectures per week, 1 discussion per week

Period of presentation: Third year, First semester

Language of tuition: English

Credits: 30

Module content: 

Latin literature, Roman history and mythology/religion 

Selected passages of prose and poetry; legal and patristic texts may also be included. Latin grammar. Roman history. Greco-Roman mythology and religion.

 

  • LAT 320 Latin 320 

Prerequisite: LAT 310

Contact time: 2 lectures per week, 1 discussion per week

Period of presentation: Third year, Second semester

Language of tuition: English

Credits: 30

Module content: 

Latin literature and antiquities 

Selected passages of prose and poetry; legal and patristic texts may also be included. Roman history. Selected topics from Roman antiquities and daily life.

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