Centre for Continuing Education

Latin Course 104 (Level 4)

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If you want to learn Latin our Latin classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience while you learn. Learn Latin the smart way with Latin courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

This course introduces further Latin vocabulary and grammatical concepts through readings and exercises, while following the recommended text to allow easy reference and practice between sessions.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • recognise and translate the irregular adjectives and pronouns alter, uter and uterquein all their declined forms
  • recognise and translate the different future tenses and the passive of all regular verbs
  • form the present and past participles from all regular verbs
  • form and translate more complex sentence structures.

Content

The course consolidates knowledge from material studied in earlier levels, and covers the following new grammar topics:

  • nouns and adjectives: irregular adjectives and pronouns alter, uter and uterque
  • verbs: future and future perfect active indicative; all tenses of the passive indicative; present and perfect participles; fourth principal part of the verb
  • syntax and other: relative clauses; comparison of adverbs.

Intended Audience

Suitable for A2 level students, those who have completed all levels of Latin up to 103 or who have completed 70 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Delivery Style

Delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

You are advised to study the upcoming material before each meeting and complete the set homework exercises. This is an essential part of learning and revising.

Prescribed Text

Maurice Balme and James Morwood, 1996, Oxford Latin Course Part II ā€“ Student Book, 2nd edn, Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780199122271.

This course is based on Chapters 25ā€“33 of the above text.

Optional Text

James Morwood, 1999, A Latin Grammar, Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780198601999.

Textbooks should only be purchased after confirmation is received from us. This usually occurs up to 5 days prior to commencement.

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Please Note

Selected Language and Culture courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.

Features

Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October.

What others say.

  • I found the course really enjoyable and helpful. I was made to feel very welcome by the tutor and students. The material was fun and engaging. It really helped me to grow in my ability to read and translate Latin. Iā€™m looking forward to the next course and highly recommend it to others!

  • I have really enjoyed Latin. Through the Continuing Education program I have met so many interesting people and enjoyed studying something I am interested in. I am looking forward to the next level.

What others say.

  • I have really enjoyed Latin. Through the Continuing Education program I have met so many interesting people and enjoyed studying something I am interested in. I am looking forward to the next level.