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Level 7

7AAH1020 Latin For Graduates - intermediate

Credit value: 20 credits
Module convenor/tutor 2019/20: Dr Daniel Hadas
Teaching pattern: 20 x 2-hour weekly seminars
Availability: Please see module list for relevant year
Assessment: 1 x 3-hour examination
 Students are reassessed in the failed elements of assessment and by the same methods as the first attempt.
The modules offered in each academic year are subject to change in line with staff availability and student demand: there is no guarantee every module will run. Module descriptions and information may vary between years.

This course is aimed at students who have studied Latin to GCSE level or beyond. One hour each week will be devoted to consolidating students’ knowledge of grammar and syntax. In the second hour, students will read and translate unadulterated Latin texts. We will mostly read medieval historical sources, but there will be scope to look at other types of material, in function of students’ interests.

Students are encouraged to take part in the annual medieval Latin play.

Core textbooks

Betts, Gavin, Complete Latin: Teach Yourself 

Students are required to purchase this text; instruction will be given regarding which edition before teaching begins.

Useful resources for the study of Medieval Latin

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