Students will reinforce the Latin accidence they have learned, and will learn more advanced Latin syntax, including the use of participles and subjunctive uses of the verbs. They are introduced to the gerundive and will continue to read and translate Latin texts along with composing their own Latin sentences.
At the end of the course, students will be able to read and translate basic Latin text and compose their own sentences in Latin.
Latin 3 or equivalent of about 70 hours of previous study.
IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE PREVIOUS LEVEL AT CAE, YOU NEED TO CONTACT CAE FOR A SKILL ASSESSMENT PRIOR TO ENROLLING.
N.B. CAE withdrawal policy does not allow for refund or transfer once the course has started in the event that the level of the class is not suitable.
Textbook: Oxford Latin Course: Student’s Book Part II, by Maurice Balme and James Morwood,
ISBN 10: 019912227X ISBN 14: 9780199122271
This is the yellow student book. The 2nd edition and the 2nd edition revised are equivalent.
The book can be found at the Foreign Language Book Store.
Many students are interested in buying a Latin dictionary. Although this is not required for the course, the Collins Latin dictionary is recommended.
Dictionary: Collins Latin Dictionary & Grammar, ISBN: 9780007224395.
This dictionary is also available as a convenient iPhone App, available at the Apple App Store: Collins Latin Dictionary by MobiSystems Inc.
***Cancellations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials***
Students who already have a good understanding of Latin and are able to read and translate and compose intermediate level Latin text.