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LAT1001 - Introductory Course in Latin

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 6 hours E

Course content

This course is an introduction to the Latin language and Roman culture, with a focus on basic grammar and vocabulary.

Learning outcome

- After having completed this course the candidate has acquired basic knowledge of Latin language (vocabulary, morphology and syntax)
- After having completed this course the candidate has acquired basic knowledge and of Latin literature, its history and significance as a foundation for Western culture.
- After having completed this course the candidate acquired the skills of reading and translating elementary texts (in the original language) from the classical period of Latin literature,
- After having completed this course the candidate acquired the skills of performing grammatical analyses of these texts and relate them to their literary, cultural and historical contexts.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars. Among the activites are six smaller assignments, which have to be handed in, consisting in three simple translations from Latin to Norwegian (or English if preferred) and three simple tasks of filling in the missing words/sentences in Latin. Four of these assignments are compulsory. In addition there are tests of grammar and vocabulary, of which one must be passed before the final written exam, which lasts for six hours. In this exam the students are to translate curriculum texts and manage grammatical analyses of the texts.

Compulsory assignments

  • Written exercises in morphology and vocabulary tests
  • Written exercises

Further on evaluation

Six hours written final exam. Students will be assessed in translation of pensum texts and in grammatical analysis of the texts.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge

None

Course materials

Beginner's course book, ca. 10 pages of slightly adapted Latin

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HFLAT101 15.0 01.09.2007
HFLAT110 15.0 01.09.2007
LAT1101 15.0 01.09.2007
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 4

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Classical Civilization
  • Biology
  • English
  • Philosophy
  • History
  • The History of Art
  • Latin
  • Medicine
  • Scandinavian Language and Literature
  • History of Religions
  • Language Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Institutt for historiske og klassiske studier

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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