MLT2116 Latin Post-Beginner 1
|Pre-requisite||MLT116B, GCSE grade D/E, CEF A1|
|Public||Students, members of staff, members of the public|
|Teaching period||Autumn semester. See: Timetables & course dates|
|Contact times||3 hours per week over 11 weeks, starting in Week 2 of the semester. Contact time may be reduced to 2 hours per week if fewer than 8 students are enrolled on the course.|
|Group size||Maximum of 23|
Assuming a good foundation in the language, this unit aims to provide the linguistic and cultural skills required for a sound understanding of the language and culture of ancient Rome in order to study authentic classical and medieval texts of average difficulty. Of particular relevance to Linguists, Historians, Archaeologists, Theologians, and Musicians researching original documents, this unit should also be of interest to students of Law, Medicine, Chemistry, Biology and other modern sciences wishing to gain an advanced understanding of how modern languages and specialist terminology in their own disciplines are influenced by Latin.
Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to:
- Collins Latin Dictionary & Grammar, (COLLINS: 2006), ISBN:978-0007224395Recommended Textbook:
|Assessment & Feedback||
Summative assessment (compulsory for credited students):
Formative assessment: One piece of set written homework and one in-class written test.
Feedback: In addition to on-going individual and collective feedback during class-activities, all learners are encouraged to submit the formative assessment for individual correction and feedback during the semester.
|Validation & Recognition||Click here for the criteria to validate this module as part of the following schemes:
- Undergraduate degree
- MLTC Certificate of Attendance or Completion
- Higher Education Achievement Record
- Doctoral Development Programme & Research Training Programme
|Language Co-ordinator||Anna Ferrarese|
|Module Leader||Anna Ferrarese|